Employment

We are situated in a beautiful residential area, with easy access to a range of cultural and recreational activities. Our employees receive a complimentary membership to our expansive recreation center, family membership to Martin Park Beach, and discounts on all recreation programs. We also provide opportunities for professional development across all departments. To apply for Ridgefield Parks & Recreation positions, please download and complete the Town of Ridgefield Application and follow the links under each job description below to apply


We are no longer hiring Camp Counselors for Summer 2024.

Summer Employment Opportunities:

Part-Time Water Safety Instructors (ages 16+)

Teach swim lessons at our indoor swimming pool. Email your completed Town of Ridgefield application to recaquatic@ridgefieldct.gov. If you are not yet certified, sign-up for our Water Safety Instructor Course

Part-Time Lifeguards and Lifeguard Substitutes (ages 15+)

Immediate openings for part-time lifeguards available at our two indoor swimming pools. Email your completed Town of Ridgefield application to recaquatic@ridgefieldct.gov. If you are not yet certified, sign-up for our Lifeguard Training Course.


Regular Employment Opportunities:

 

Full-Time Aquatic Coordinator 

Supervise the lifeguards and water safety instructor staff to ensure appropriate techniques and adequate safety procedures are being followed. Schedule: (40 hrs/wk): Monday - Thursday 9:45 am - 6:45 pm, Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm,  For details, click here.

Part-Time Female Custodian for Ladies Locker Rooms (age 18+)

We have an immediate opening for a part-time female custodian to assist the indoor building maintenance team with housekeeping and general maintenance of the women's locker rooms and bathrooms inside the Ridgefield Recreation Center. Schedule: Monday-Thursday 1pm-5pm and Friday 1pm-4:30pm (19.5 hours a week). UPSEU Union position, Level 1. Apply here.

Part-Time Water Safety Instructors (ages 16+)

Teach swim lessons at our indoor swimming pool. Email your completed Town of Ridgefield application to recaquatic@ridgefieldct.gov. If you are not yet certified, sign-up for our Water Safety Instructor Course

Part-Time Lifeguards and Lifeguard Substitutes (ages 15+)

Immediate openings for part-time lifeguards available at our two indoor swimming pools. Email your completed Town of Ridgefield application to recaquatic@ridgefieldct.gov. If you are not yet certified, sign-up for our Lifeguard Training Course.

Recreation Station (After School) Counselors (ages 16+)

Available Hours: Monday - Friday 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm - Work 2-5 days! Complete the Town of Ridgefield application and email it to stopandgo@ridgefieldct.gov.

Child Sitting Attendant and Substitutes (ages 16+)

Available Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm - Complete the Town of Ridgefield application and email it to recprograms@ridgefieldct.gov.


For all other job opportunities for the Town of Ridgefield, please visit the Town Employment page.