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Ridgewood Recreation Summer Employment Opportunities

In Jobs, Ridgewood New Jersey on February 24, 2009 at 6:30 pm

The Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for seasonal part-time positions with the Summer Day Camp; a six-week program held from June 29th through August 7th. Positions range from Counselor to Assistant Camp Director.

In addition, seasonal full-time and part-time positions are available at the Graydon Pool facility. Currently, managerial positions available include Assistant Pool Manager and Badge Manager. In addition Concession Attendants, Maintenance Attendants, Security Attendants, Badge Attendants and Lifeguards are sought. Those applying as Lifeguards must provide certification with their application. The season runs from June 6th through September 7th.

Mandatory staff meetings as well as CPR/AED certification and Bloodborne Pathogen training will be required.

Applicants should be at least 16 years of age and will be considered for experience, interests, and accomplishments. Working papers for those under the age of 18 is a must.

Those interested in applying are asked to complete an application with the Parks and Recreation Department. Individuals seeking management positions are required to submit a resume and letter of intent along with their application.

The application is available online at http://www.ridgewoodnj.net. Under Departments and Services, locate the Recreation Division. The seasonal application can be printed and mailed. Applications are also available at the Stable, 259 N. Maple Avenue, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or can be requested by email to ridgewoodrecreation@covad.net.

You may contact the Recreation Office with questions at 201-670-5560.

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  1. I thought there was no money?

  2. How can we hire seasonal workers when we are having trouble paying our full time essential town worker?

  3. How in the world can this be?? The town threatens layoffs however, they want to hire new employees for camp??? How about, due to the tough times, we will not be having summer camp this year. If sacrifices have to be made….thatn make them. Starting with no camp this year due to lack of funds!!

  4. thats easy, because you can pay a seasonal worker less per hour,no pension, no health insurance,no paid holidays, no vaccation days, no personal days, no sick days,no union demands,etc..

  5. these seasonal workers are all high school/ college kids…the summer camp is basically glorified day care for families who have to have parents work or want their kids to actually have a fun summer vacation…get a grip the camp is just a bunch of kids running around maple, graydon, and vets. sheesh

  6. 2;07 is right.

  7. 2:07 – the Graydon camp is definately NOT FOR WORKING PARENTS. It’s from 9am – 1pm and is NOT held on bad weather days. What working parent could submit to those conditions? Working parents need a full time camp like the ones run by the “Y”.

    Graydon camp is for mommies who don’t want to spend their summer days watching their kiddies.

    sheesh.

  8. That sounds like a Ridgewood mom all right!

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