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Parks & Rec Employment

The Parks, Recreation & Culture Department has more than 100 employees at any one time, from introductory jobs for teens to professional careers in a range of technical fields. 

Spotlight Jobs
Check out these great job opportunities in the Recreation department! Application deadlines approaching soon.
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2024 Northglenn Recreation Job Fair








NEW!
Head Swim Coach - USA Fusion Swim ClubFusion Logo
Regular Full-time, starting at $45,843.20 Annually

The Head Swim Coach is charged with supervising, instructing, and coaching all participants enrolled in the swim club while fostering an environment focused on learning and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through the sport of swimming.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Assistant Swim Coach
Regular Part-Time 20+ hrs/week, starting at $18.21/hr

The Assistant Coach is charged with leading, instructing, and coaching a number of the training groups enrolled in the Fusion swim club while fostering an environment focused on learning and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through the sport of swimming. 

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Head Lifeguard
Regular Full-Time, starting at $42,494.40 Annually

The Head Lifeguard is responsible for providing lifeguarding expertise and serving as part of the Aquatics Management Team. Works under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator.  This work involves all activities related to the management and safe operation of a municipal swimming pool. Ages 18+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Morning Lifeguard
Regular Part Time 10+ hrs/week, training provided, starting at $16.88/hr
Applicants of all ages welcome.

Assures the safe use of swimming pool facilities by observing pool customers, enforcing pool rules and regulations and providing emergency/first aid services. May teach swimming lessons under the direction of Lifeguard/Instructor or Head Lifeguard. Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and must first pass a swim test and an oral board interview before being enrolled in training. Non-Certified Applicants will be enrolled in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Program.  Upon successful completion, applicants will receive the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. Ages 15+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Lifeguard - Training Provided
Seasonal/Temporary, starting at $16.88/hr

Lifeguards ensure the safe use of swimming pool facilities by observing pool customers, enforcing pool rules and regulations, and providing emergency/first aid services.  Must be able to work through the end of August.   Schedule will vary – approximately 25-40 hours/week and will include nights, weekends, and holidays. Ages 15+.

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Seasonal Cashier - Kiwanis Outdoor Pool
Seasonal/Temporary, starting at $15.35/hr

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator, Seasonal Cashiers will be responsible for processing daily payments related to the use of Kiwanis Outdoor Swimming Pool. Ages 16+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Pedal Boat Attendant
Seasonal/Temporary, starting at $15.35/hr

Seasonal Pedal Boat Attendants will be tasked with the daily operations of the boat house located at Webster Lake in E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park. This position reports to the Recreation Coordinator. Ages 16+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Day Camp Aide
Seasonal/Temporary, starting at $15.35/hr

Seasonal Day Camp Aides assist with recreation activities for children ages 6-11 and accompany groups on field trips.  Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week. Responsible for the safety and location of participants at all times. Shares responsibility for general supervision of participants. Ages 18+.

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Seasonal Day Camp Director
Seasonal/Temporary, $20.43/hr

The Seasonal Day Camp Director will implement the summer day camp program for children 6 – 11 according to State License requirements. Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week. Ages 21+

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Seasonal Day Camp Leader
Seasonal/Temporary, $18.58/hr

The Seasonal Day Camp Leaders lead recreation activities for children ages 6-11 and accompanies groups on field trips. Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week. Ages 18+

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Seasonal Park Ranger
Seasonal/Temporary, $20.43/hr

The Seasonal Park Ranger position is responsible for park regulation enforcement work, routine park maintenance, park patrol, and visitor safety at E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park.  Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays. Ages 18+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Specialist - Parks Maintenance
Seasonal/Temporary, $16.49/hr

The Seasonal Specialist - Parks Maintenance position includes semi-skilled manual labor duties in areas such as tractor operation, horticulture, irrigation, or sports field maintenance. Ages 18+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Laborer - Parks
Seasonal/Temporary, $18.57/hr

Seasonal Laborer position for the Northglenn Parks Division includes basic manual labor duties, such as operating mowers, trimmers, edgers, and hand tools. Ages 18+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Laborer Trainee - Parks
Seasonal/Temporary, $16.88/hr

Seasonal Laborer Trainee position for the Northglenn Parks Division includes basic parks maintenance duties. Ages 16+.

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Seasonal Teen Trip Leader
Seasonal/Temporary, $18.58/hr

Under the guidance of the Recreation Coordinator, the Seasonal Teen Trip Leader assists in planning and implementing summer camp activities over a 12-week period for youth ages 10-17.  This is a 35-40 hour seasonal position that will work in the following summer programs: Roving Recreation on the Road and Fun in the Park. Ages 21+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.


Seasonal Youth Sports Instructor
Seasonal/Temporary, $16.89/hr

The Seasonal Youth Sports Instructor position entails teaching children ages 3-10 the fundamentals of a wide variety of sports offered by the City of Northglenn's Recreation programs. Applicants will be umpiring and coaching youth sports games for ages 6-10, along with scorekeeping for adult sports leagues as needed. Ages 16+.

To see full position description and apply, click here.



See All Available Northglenn Parks & Rec Jobs

check out our full list of seasonal summer positions


Independent Contractor Positions
The City's Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture regularly hires independent contractors in all areas of the department including sports, fitness, art, and more.

Application Process
If you would like to propose a class or workshop, please fill out the class proposal form.  Proposals need to be submitted at least 6 months in advance of each season.  If you are not sending a proposal and want to be considered for an existing program, please send us your resume, portfolio or marketing materials, and references.  All documents must be submitted to the appropriate Coordinator below.

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January - April May - August September - December


Kate Fisher  |  Northglenn Senior Center | kfisher@northglenn.org  |  Ages 55 and over.
Cara Hockaday  |  Children's Programs Coordinator | chockaday@northglenn.org  |  Ages 11 and under or grade 5 and under.
Kimberly Jongejan  |  NorthglennArts | kjongejan@northglenn.org  |  Culture, theatre, bands, dance, DJs and art.
Roman Ortega  |  Sports Coordinator | rortega@northglenn.org  |  Sports instructors and coaches.
Kassy Riggle  |  Youth and Teen Coordinator | kriggle@northglenn.org  |  Ages 12-18 or grades 6-12, special interest and technology.
Sarah Schwallier  |  Fitness Coordinator | sschwallier@northglenn.org  |  Fitness instructors, personal trainers, health and diet, massage, and additional forms of holistic therapies.

Independent Contract Proposal Form


Why Northglenn Parks & Rec?
Come join a team of diverse individuals with play and joy at its heart!  All employees receive a free Recreation Center membership during time of employment.