Thank you for your interest in employment with Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District! Check out our exciting open job opportunities:

NEW! Senior Services Program Coordinator (full-time)
Teen Center Recreation Leader

What makes working here so amazing?

We're all about play! 
We like to play and we want other people to play too. Play is essential for life balance and we get to help all people find ways to play more. 

We like each other! 
Teamwork is dream work and working here is pretty dreamy (on most days). The people you get to work with are some of the coolest, most passionate, hard-working, creative, and fun-loving people you'll ever meet. We are quick to support each other, everyone is respectful and when the "all hands on deck" is called for a big project or event, everyone willingly pitches in. 

We serve the community and make it better!
Pleasant Hill is one of the most amazing places to live and we're a big part of that. We maintain over 269 acres of parkland including beautiful local parks, a dog park, and lots of open space to play in the great outdoors. We also host a variety of community special events throughout the year and provide essential services, activities, and recreation for all. Yes, we do all that and more! #parksmakelifebetter 

We like to WOW!
Every day, we work hard to realize our vision: To be the leaders in providing "WOW!" experiences every day!
And we do that via our mission...To put people first..all people. 

If you like to play, work with fun, dedicated people, want to make a difference in the community, and really like to WOW!, then we'd sure love to hear from you! Come join the fun!

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Senior Services Coordinator Now Hiring Graphic

Full time, in-person, benefitted position 

The Opportunity:

  • Throw the best parties for the most interesting people you will ever have the pleasure to meet. 
  • Coordinate engaging programs and classes to give adults more ways to play, stay active, and connect with others in the community. 
  • Lead and manage a passionate and incredibly fun group of over 200 volunteers who help make all the recreation magic happen at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center. 
  • Become the revered (and favorite) go-to person for seniors by providing important resources, problem-solving or simply giving them a reason to smile. 
  • Join a dream team of co-workers who love what they do and the people they serve. 
  • Wake up every morning knowing that what you do matters and is meaningful to so many people in the community. 

Sound exciting?
These highlights are just a few of the many rewarding opportunities enjoyed working as a Senior Services Program Coordinator.
The Position
Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District is looking for a creative and effective self-starter to develop, organize, and coordinate a variety of recreational, social, and entertainment activities, events, and programs. This position reports to the Senior Services Manager. View full job description here
Full-time (in-person)
Comprehensive benefit package. View here
Salary Range: $62,566-$69,517 (DOE)
How to Apply:
Complete and submit a District application, a cover letter, and resume via email here
Attn: Holly Frates, Senior Services Manager

Application Deadline: June 8, 2022 by 4:00 pm

Now Hiring Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Aquatics Summer Employment

The application window for Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, and Swim Coach positions has closed.


Lifeguards and Swim Instructor positions 
All of the following American Red Cross certifications are required:

  • Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid 
  • First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22)
  • Administering Emergency Oxygen

Not certified?  Find a class here!

If you are still interested in an aquatics position or would like to learn more, please 
Email Aquatics Program Manager  Korey Riley for more information. 

Now Hiring Teen Recreation Leader

Teen Center Recreation Leader

Pleasant Hill Teen Center is now accepting applications for a responsible and dynamic Recreation Leader who enjoys working with middle school and high school students. Under the supervision of the Teen Program Coordinator, this position involves assisting with leadership, supervision, and mentorship to students in our all-inclusive programs. Duties include providing creative and engaging recreational activities at the Teen Center. Tutoring experience preferable. Typical hours: 2:15 pm – 6:00 pm Monday – Friday. May receive additional hours for other duties including school break camps, special events, marketing, and special projects support. 

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Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00 – $16.59 (DOE)
Age requirements: 18 yrs & up 

How To Apply:
Download, complete and submit the District Employment application to Katrina Hunn, Youth Services Manager, here

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

General Join The Fun

Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District (PHRPD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of PHRPD to provide equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors.

Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the applications or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department at 925-682-0896 in advance to make accommodation requests. 

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