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Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Spring and Summer Jobs

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Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks  Spring and Summer Jobs

Hundreds of seasonal employees to be hired over the next three months

The City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the Department including aquatics, sports, neighborhood services, customer service, park maintenance, Howarth Park concessions and summer camps.

The Recreation & Parks Department hires a few hundred temporary employees each year to help run a robust operation of swim lessons and public swim hours, summer day camps, youth and adult recreation programs, and outdoor park activities and amusements. The positions are suited for those interested in working with the public and looking for short-term spring or summer employment opportunities. Job descriptions, requirements and a downloadable application can be found at

Work Experience Program

The Department will also be accepting applications for the Summer Teen Work Experience Program beginning March 1, 2017. The program offers teens, ages 13-17, the opportunity to learn valuable on-the-job skills. Teens can choose from various interests including working with children or animals, swimming, coaching and more. Cost of the program is $85 and the deadline to apply is April 7, 2017. Work experience hours can help satisfy community service graduation requirements for all of the local schools. More information is available at

The City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department operates three community centers, two pools, 66 parks, historic facilities, innovative youth services and hundreds of recreation classes. For more information, contact Adriane Mertens, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks at (707) 543-3276 or