Summer Employment

Summer Employment

We are currently accepting applications for summer program positions. Work with us this summer!

Are you looking for a fun and challenging summer employment experience?

The City of St. John's requires qualified recreation program staff, lifeguards and tourism staff to ensure that our daycamps, activity centres and outdoor pools are effectively run.

We have many locations around the City including: Shea Heights Community Center, Kilbride Community Centre, Southlands Community Centre, Kenmount Terrace Community, Bowring Park, Bannerman Park, Rotary Sunshine Camp and Paul Reynolds Community Centre

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, and energetic individuals with a combination of work/volunteer experience and education. We welcome applications from a wide variety of post-secondary education fields as well as high school students. 

Successful applicants will receive hands-on and practical training in a fun team-based learning environment, including:

      • High Five - Canada's quality standard for children's recreation and sport
      • Standard First Aid & CPR
      • Leadership, professional development, team dynamics and more

      Applicants must create a candidate profile, upload any applicable certificates and apply online by the deadline Monday, April 25, 2022. 

      All applications must hold both a Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check dated in 2022. Applicants residing in the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Jurisdiction of St. John’s, North East Avalon, Corner Brook and Labrador West apply on-line.

      Candidates will be notified by email if selected for an interview.

      Contact Information for Summer Employment if required for police checks .
      Human Resources – Recruiter Recreation
      City of St. John's  P.O. Box 908
      St. John's, NL A1C 5M2
      Telephone: 709-570-2036 

      How do I apply?
      Preparing your application
      General information
      Selected for an interview


      Job postings

      Link to job descriptions below; go to our Career Opportunities webpage to apply.

      Aquatics/Outdoor Pools

      When you think of summer, do you think of swimming? 

      Click here to view our employment postings

      Children and Youth

      Want to provide fun recreation activities for children, youth, and seniors? 

      Click here to view our employment postings


      Interested in supporting children and youth living with disabilities in recreation programs? 

      Click here to view our employment postings

      Litter Crew

      Are you a highly motivated and environmentally conscious individual? Join the Litter Collection Crew with the goal of cleaning up our city this summer.

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