Employment

Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships offers a number of seasonal and part-time employment opportunities. Take a look below for current offerings.

Youth Recreation Staff

9/4/17   Seeking talented youth recreation staff with a background in basketball, lacrosse and/or water sports (print flyer). 

Currently seeking:
1) Basketball Gym Supervisors and Referees
2) Lacrosse Instructors and Coaches
3) Sailing Instructors
4) Kayaking/SUP Instructors

Step 1. Apply online now!
Step 2. Contact Tyler Young, 805-658-4746
[email protected] 

Nature and History Programs


Education/Interpretive Specialist


Conducts fun outdoor history or nature programs for pre K - 6th graders. No experience needed, we will train.
Flexible a.m. hours.  6 to 25 hours/week, $11-20/hour 
For more information regarding the position, contact the Interpretive Program Coordinator, Gina Reyes at (805) 658-4728 or by email.

Step 1.
Apply online now!
Step 2. Contact Gina Reyes • [email protected]

Aquatic Center 


Join the City of Ventura's team of water safety professionals at the state-of-the-art aquatic center. Lifeguards, swim instructors and office aides are needed. Recruitment for summer 2017 occuring now. See the Aquatic Center Jobs page for more information.
kids sailing, playing basketball and lacrosse
Education specialist teaching children
Woman teaching child to kick in the pool

How to Apply


All applicants must submit an online City of Ventura application form and supplemental questionnaire by going to our HR Employment website.