Parks & Recreation position interest form

If you are interested in being a summer job with Parks and Recreation, please read the job description then complete the form below.

Summer aquatics jobs

Lifeguards (Currently hiring for Castlewood and Tates Creek Aquatic Centers)
• Part-Time, Must be 16 years of age or older
• Starting pay is $10.40
• Must have Red Cross lifeguard training, first aid certificate and CPR certification 
• Contact Bennie at (859) 288-2973 or

Complete the position interest form.

Water Safety Instructors (WSI)
• 30 - 40 hours a week, Mon-Fri 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
• Starting pay is $10.75
• Contact Bennie at (859) 288-2973 or
• To apply for this position, click the link below and fill out the questionnaire

Water Safety Questionnaire

Summer Recreation Job Opportunities

All positions are open to ages 18 and over unless otherwise noted.

Camps are open June – July on weekdays.

Community Center Recreation Leaders

  • Kenwick Community Center
  • 10 – 20 hours a week
  • Monday – Friday (can work with your availability)
  • Starting pay is $10.10
  • Contact Stephanie at (859) 266-6405 or

Camp Kearney Counselors

  • Responsible for youth ages 6 – 11 and leading programs such as archery, sports activities, games, canoeing, arts & crafts, and other outdoor activities.
  • 40 hours per week
  • Contact for more information.

Therapeutic Recreation Camp Counselors

  • Responsible for recreational programming and organizing daily camp activities for individuals and youth with disabilities.
  • 40 hours per week
  • Contact more information.

Special Events Staff

  • Ages 16 and over
  • Responsible for various aspects of event management including parking, setting up, breaking down, and other duties as needed.
  • The schedule is as needed and consists mainly of nights and weekend dates May – October.
  • Contact for more information

Basketball Officials

  • Must have experience officiating youth and adult games with a strong knowledge of the rules.
  • Games typically are held Saturday mornings and on the evenings Sunday through Thursday.
  • Contact for more information.

Tennis/Swim Camp Counselor

  • Positions are available for Tennis/Swim Camp Counselors. Counselors are responsible for youth ages 5 – 15 and leading programs such as tennis lessons and other camp activities.  
  • Contact for more information.

Extended School Program Counselors

  • Responsible for youth ages 5 – 11 and programming activities such as crafts, recreation, games, swimming and off-site field trips.
  • 25 – 30 hours per week
  • Contact  for more information.

Outdoor Nature Camp at Hisle Farm Park

  • Responsible for youth ages 9 – 13 and organizing and leading outdoor education/recreation activities
  • 40 hours per week
  • Contact for more information