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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Career Opportunities at Grand Junction Parks & Recreation

We're Hiring

Make a difference in your community by joining the Grand Junction Parks & Recreation team. Grand Junction Parks & Recreation is hiring various positions from lifeguards, event staff, horticulturists, urban foresters, summer camp counselors, and more. Applications for part-time and seasonal employment are now open for applications at gjcity.org/jobs.

Seasonal and part-time positions are structured around career development, and have flexible schedules to accommodate family and school responsibilities. Individuals can expect to gain the knowledge and expertise they need to excel in their careers. The Parks Division provides opportunities to build skills in landscape management, construction management, water conservation methods, trail maintenance, invasive plant management, and more. Recreation Division employees can build skills in childcare, education, safety, and life-saving skills. Positions are ideal for those looking to switch careers, students looking for job opportunities, and those seeking a part-time job.

Start dates vary based on position, with the earliest start dates beginning at the end of March. Available positions as of January 13, 2022:

  • Event Staff
  • Facilities Maintenance/Renovation Worker
  • Guest Services Representative
  • Head Lifeguard
  • Horticulturist Worker
  • Irrigation Maintenance Worker
  • Lifeguard and Swim Instructor
  • Open Space Maintenance Worker
  • Park Custodian
  • Pool Manager
  • Sports Field/Ground Crew Worker
  • Summer Camp Recreation Leader
  • Summer Camp Site Supervisor
  • Turf Maintenance Worker
  • Urban Forestry Worker

To view all employment opportunities with the City of Grand Junction, please visit our employment webpage.

Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager | 970-244 1557 or gregoryl@gjcity.org

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