Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District! Check out our exciting open job opportunities (click on the title):

Aquatics: Lifeguard and Swim Instructor
Aquatics: Recreation Coordinator (Full Time)
Facility Specialist Custodian
Preschool Teacher
Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker
Sports Basketball & Flag Football Referees
Summer 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 want everyone to feel a sense of belonging! 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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Aquatics Hiring 2024 (LG SI Cashier)

Aquatics Department Now Hiring!

Be an aquatics superhero and spend your summer with us!  Under the supervision of a Lesson Manager or Head Guard, aquatics employees provide excellent customer service while ensuring safety, supervising swimmers in the pool and teaching swim lessons.  

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor positions require certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding with CPR/AED, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Title 22.  Cashier positions require Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certification.  You MAY apply before completing certification. See our job flyer for more information.  

Hourly Pay Rate: $16.00-$20.97 (DOE)
Age requirement: 15 + years

How to Apply: 
Download, complete, and submit the District Employment Application to Korey Riley, Aquatics & Sports Manager, via email here, or complete our online Aquatics Job Interest Form here.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024 by 5:00pm

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Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics (Full Time)

Under the direction of Aquatics & Sports Manager, the primary role of the Aquatics Coordinator is to plan, organize and coordinate the implementation of aquatics programs, events and activities to serve the community. 

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Job Description

Salary: $5,781-$7,098/month
This is a full-time, in-person, exempt position. 

How to Apply:
Submit Resume, completed District Application and copies of current American Red Cross certifications to Korey Riley, Aquatics & Sports Manager.
Email: kriley@pleasanthillrec.com
Mail/In-Person: District Office, Attention Korey Riley, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 25, 2024 at 5:00pm

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Facilities Specialist Custodian

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager and/or Lead Custodian, the primary role of the Facility Specialist Custodian is to clean, maintain and prepare assigned community facilities for recreation events, classes, and programs. The Specialist also serves as the main point of contact during rentals and programs held at the facility, providing outstanding customer service and logistical support to facility users. 

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Hourly Pay Rate: $18.52-$28.54/hour DOE
Age requirement: 18+ yrs to apply

How to Apply: 
Download, complete, and submit the District Employment Application to Ryan Herriman, Facilities Manager, via email here

Application Deadline: CONTINUOUS

Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher

Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for a Preschool Teacher. Under the supervision of the Preschool Director, a Preschool Teacher is responsible for developing, organizing, and teaching preschool-age children for Pleasant Hill Recreation Preschool during the school year and teaching camps during the summer. This teaching position works primarily with children who are between the ages of 3 and 4. The hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with substitute afternoon hours as needed.

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Hourly Pay Rate: $24.18-$29.39 /hour (DOE)
Age requirement: 18+ years

How to Apply:
Submit the completed District Employment Application and your resume via email to Sarah Smith, Preschool Director, here

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker

The Parks Department is now accepting applications for seasonal park maintenance workers. This is a temporary, six-month position. Please see the job description for details:

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Hourly Pay Rate: $19.45/hour

Age Requirement: 16+ yrs
Clean valid DMV license required  

How to Apply
Please download, complete, and drop off the District Employment application at our District office located at 147 Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill or email the completed application to Tom Bradley. Email here.

District Employment application

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Questions?
Contact Tom Bradley, Park Superintendent at (925) 671-4649 or email

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Sports Referees

Sports fan? Be part of our referee team which keeps our youth basketball league, youth flag football, and adult flag football games safe and fun! Part-time, weeknights & weekends. 

Hourly Pay Rate: $15.75/hour DOE
Age requirement: 18+ yrs

How to Apply: 
Download, complete, and submit the District Employment application to Victoria Davis, Sports Coordinator, here

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Summer Camp Recreation Leaders

Summer Recreation Leader recruitment is OPEN!

Spend your summer with us!  Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, recreation leaders are responsible for implementing the curriculum for the assigned day camp program including arts & crafts, games, swim days, field trips and special events!

Recreation Leader position require certification in Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certification.  You MAY apply before completing certification. See our job flyer for more information.  

Hourly Pay Rate: $16.54-$19.14 (DOE)
Age requirement: 15 + years

How to Apply: 
Download, complete, and submit the District Employment Application to Ally Craw, Youth Coordinator, via email here, or drop off at our District office located at 147 Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill. 

Application Deadline: April 4, 2024 by 5:00pm

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
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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