Recreation Department Filling Part Time & Seasonal Staff Jobs

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The City of Watertown sent out the following information:

The Watertown Recreation Department has a number of Part Time and Seasonal Staff Positions available:

Department-CIT-Park Instructor, Department-Jr. Counselor-Park Instructors, Department-Jr. Program Staff, Department-Park Instructor, Department-Park Ranger, Department-Program Staff, Department-Scorekeeper, Department-Ski Program Coordinator, Department-Ski Staff, Department-Special Needs Transportation, Department-Tennis (Other) Coordinator, Department-Tennis Counselor. Pequossette-Director, Pequossette-Associate Director, Pequossette-Assistant Director, Pequossette-Office Manager, Pequossette-Extended Day, Pequossette-Nurse, Pequossette-Specialist, Pequossette-Support Staff, Pequossette-Kitchen Staff, Pequossette-Senior Counselor, Pequossette-Counselor, Pequossette-Junior Counselor, Pequossette-Counselor in Training.

If you are looking for employment to begin before the summer season, please complete your application and an interview will be scheduled with the Director of Recreation as soon as your application is completed. For all new applicants, the following documentation must be completed and returned to the Watertown Recreation Department as soon as employment is desired on or before Thursday, May 4, 2023.

Applications could be accepted after this date depending on need but cannot be guaranteed.

• Cover Letter (Word Document/PDF)
• Current Resume (Word Document/PDF)
• Letter of Reference (Word Document/PDF) – Can wait after interview.
• Application for Employment – Recreation Section Included
• All new candidates will be interviewed by the Director of Recreation
• All new employees must provide documentation for First Aid, AED, and CPR after 6 months of hire.
• New hires will have 6 months from their date of employment to complete First Aid, AED, and CPR Certification
          o The American Red Cross and other health providers offer First Aid, AED and CPR Certifications.
• All applicants will also complete CORI and SORI forms, and other documents as part of the application process.

Applications will not be considered until all documents are filled completely.

All new applicants will be interviewed by the Director of Recreation, Peter Centola, once your application packet is complete. Positions will be open until filled and candidates must be available to work on the days and times required for the position.

Most positions will be filled by May 15, 2023, or sooner.

Send all correspondence to:

Peter Centola, Director of Recreation
Administration Building
149 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Feel free to email the application as a WORD, PDF or scanned document. This method is preferred. No Google Docs please. Please send the application packet to

For more information, please contact the Watertown Recreation Department at 617-972-6494 or email

Download the Recreation 2023 Summer jobs posting and application.

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