Employment Opportunities

Were’ Hiring!

The Parks and Recreation Department is actively hiring part-time, extra-help positions. Below are some of the opportunities available, with the duties they may include but are not limited to.

Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

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Aquatics Center

Work at the Ventura Aquatic Center providing on-site supervision, instruction, and support for aquatics programs, lessons, and facility operations.

Recreation Leader I/II & Recreation Specialists

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After School Programs

Support after school program operations including leading enrichment activities, sports, and special programs, providing homework assistance, and keeping youth participants safe and engaged.

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Sports Leagues

Support a variety of youth and adult sports leagues, including basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and flag football, as a scorekeeper, site supervisor, field monitor, and more.

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Sailing Center

Work at the Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center providing on-site supervision, instruction, and support for sailing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding programs.

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Summer Camp

Support day camp operations including leading outdoor camp games, theme days, sports activities, and special programs, and keeping youth participants safe and engaged.

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Facility & Event Support

Work at one of our recreation or historic facilities supporting facility operations, programs, and events, helping with set-up and clean-up, supervising rentals, and supporting special projects. Requires weekend availability.

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Historic & Educational Programs

Teach hands-on education programs to students and provide local history tours and activities to individuals of all ages at the Olivas Adobe, Ortega Adobe, and other City historical sites.

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Community Gardens

Provide care and maintenance of community gardens and supplies, facilitate tours and orientations for prospective gardeners, and host classes and volunteer workdays.

Senior Nutrition Program - VAAC Kitchen Staff

Senior Nutrition Program

Work at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center and assist with the preparation and serving of meals to program participants, volunteer coordination, clerical duties, and special projects.

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Customer Service Representative

Work at one of our recreation facilities supporting customers with class registrations and information. Assist with data entry, cash handling, clerical duties, facility support, and special projects.

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Public Art

Schedule, coordinate, and conduct tours of the city’s Municipal Art Collection for individuals of all ages and support public art program operations including training program volunteers.

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Arts & Culture Tour Program

Assist with tour program operations including planning activities, coordinating with guides and vendors, billing, marketing, and records management.

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Tour Bus Driver

Provide bus tour transportation, assist participants, and complete travel documentation. A valid California DMV Class B Driver's license with passenger endorsement, current medical certificate, and completed DOT training is required.

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