Seasonal Applications

Parks Seasonal Application

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Job Opportunity: Seasonal

Parks and Recreation Job Opportunities



Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is seeking reliable teammates to work in a variety of part-time roles.

Apply now for an opportunity to join our recreation team, earn money, and gain valuable work experience. Bonus pay opportunities available for those who qualify. Flexible schedules including part time, mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.

We are also hiring team members for our summer operations positions. These positions work outdoors throughout our park system and offer flexible schedules and valuable experience.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact Human Resources at 605-367-8740 or

ONLINE APPLICATIONS:  Online application must be downloaded and opened with Adobe Reader. Please fill out the form and save to your computer. Email completed application as an attachment to

Thank you for your interest in working for Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation.


Recreation Division (Ages 16+)

Supervise open gym/game room program for school-age children and older. Plan and instruct various recreation activities for participants between 2:30–6:30 p.m., weekdays, when public school is in session. Must be 16 years and older and be able to lead with enthusiasm.

$10 per hour                 September–May

Must be able to work both Saturdays and Sundays, enforces building rules, and maintains a professional appearance. Possesses excellent communication and customer service skills and can lift 50 pounds.

$10 per hour                 September–May

Supervise open gym/game room program and assist with evening recreation programs. Must be 16 years and older and be able to lead with enthusiasm.

$10 per hour June–August

Previous refereeing experience Preferred. Ability to enforce league and building rules. Referees must provide uniform shirt and whistle.

$30 per game
Mon., Wed., or Thu.


Experienced and certified fitness instructors teach classes for a variety of ages and fitness levels. For more information, call 605-367-8222. Applications, references, and programming ideas must be submitted.

$20-$25 per hour     Year Round


Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. Must be American Red Cross certified.

$11.00 per hour                        Year-Round

No matter what their age, people need to know about water, and you are just the person to teach them water safety, swimming, and other aquatic specialties. Help prevent pool emergencies before they start by teaching patrons with swimming lessons. American Red Cross certification required.

$11.50 per hour                        Year-Round

Not only do you have what it takes to be a Lifeguard (see above), but you are also a Lifeguard Leader.
Responsibilities include overseeing, instructing, planning and assessing the personnel and executing lifeguard activities. Trains the newcomers and supervises the daily operations. Performs other pool duties and roles as advised by the pool manager. Must be American Red Cross certified with Lifeguard and WSI certifications.

$12.50 per hour                        Year-Round

Performs maintenance duties related to the proper operation of municipal swimming pools.

$13.50 per hour            Year-Round