Summer Employment

Summer Employment


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 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 WednesdayApril 1, 2020. Candiates will be notified by email if selected for an interview.

How do I apply?
Preparing Your Application



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? 
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Children & Youth Day Camps and Activity Centres

Want to provide fun recreation activities for children and youth? 
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Interested in supporting children and youth living with disabilities in recreation programs? 
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Outdoor Recreation

Have a love for the outdoors?
Does leadership and team building interest you?
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Senior Bus Tours & Events

Join adults 50+ for an active summer.   
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Tourism & Events

Assist visitors to St. John's or provide operational logistical support to the Department of Community Services.
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