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Seasonal Employment

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Recruiting for 2017 seasonal positions has ended!

Our seasonal season runs April through October. Please watch this page for 2018 recruitment updates. Recruiting will begin as early as January 2018 and continue through the spring and summer.

All candidates must complete a City of Westminster online employment application to be considered for a position. Please check our Current Job Postings and apply for positions that you may be interested in.

*Please note that you must be at least 16 years old by the start of employment for all positions. Many jobs also require a valid driver's license and proof of a safe driving record 

Aquatics Opportunities

Lifeguard: Ensure that swimmers have a fun and safe experience at the City’s indoor and outdoor pools.  This is a crucial position that monitors the pool to prevent injuries and accidents, rescues swimmers from drowning and administers first aid.  Previous lifeguard experience is not necessary, as we will train and certify you to protect pool patrons and respond in emergency situations.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

Golf Course Opportunities – Legacy Ridge Course or Walnut Creek Golf Preserve

Seasonal Specialist – Golf: Spend your summer mornings on the beautiful golf course greens.  This position keeps the course in top condition by mowing, watering, edging, fertilizing, and performing other maintenance work.  Part-time and full time positions are available and early morning hours are required.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by June of 2017 and have a valid driver’s license and safe driving history. 

Golf Cart Attendant: Assist golfers by keeping the golf carts in excellent condition and picking range balls.  You’ll spend your summer on the beautiful golf course greens and ensure that golfers have a great experience on the course. This position typically works part time and applicants as young as 16 (as of April 2017) may apply.  A valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record are required.

Parks Opportunities

Seasonal Specialist – Parks: Spend your summer maintaining Westminster’s beautiful parks for citizens to enjoy.  This is an ideal job for anyone who likes working outside and enjoys a four-day work week.  The Specialist position is responsible for mowing, edging, and planting trees and shrubs.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old as of June 2017 with a valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record.

Public Works and Utilities Opportunities

Seasonal Specialist - Public Works and Utilities:  Not interested in sitting at a desk all summer? Be part of an excellent team that maintains the City’s water and wastewater resources.  This position will allow you to stay active and gain valuable job skills.  Specialists assist with painting, cleaning and light maintenance as well as perform construction repair and maintenance of water and wastewater systems and read meters.  These positions often lead to full time, year round positions in Public Works & Utilities.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record. 

Temporary Maintenanceworker:  Join the team that ensures a safe and comfortable commute on City streets.  This position will teach you about street maintenance and repair and allow you gain experience with a variety of machines and tools.  This position works four, 10-hour days during the week and will last from approximately April through October.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record. 

Standley Lake Opportunities

Seasonal Park Ranger: Play a key role in protecting and preserving Standley Lake Regional Park and providing recreational and educational opportunities for visitors.  This position provides customer service, enforces rules and regulations, and patrols the park on land and water.  Applicants must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record.  Employees work four, 10-hour rotating shifts including days, evenings, holidays and weekends. 

Boat Inspector: Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Standley Lake Regional Park while protecting our natural resources from invasive species. This position inspects boats and personal watercraft and provides customer service to Standley Lake visitors.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be able to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays.

Seasonal Specialist: Ensure that Standley Lake Regional Park is clean and well-maintained.  This position operates light equipment, plants and maintains trees and shrubs, removes trash, and cleans restrooms and picnic shelters.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record.

Gate Attendant: Welcome park visitors and provide information on amenities and activities.  This position works at the entrance station or in the nature center to provide customer service, process payments, and serve as the central hub of communication park employees.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have experience in cash handling and customer service, and be comfortable operating a computer.

Summer Camp Opportunities

Summer Camp Leader: Spend your summer leading trips and activities for children ages five to 14 years old.  Employees ensure the safety and well-being of approximately 10 children while they lead them in activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, sports and excursions.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have prior work experience with school-age children.  Staff must be available for training in mid-May and work four 9-hour days each week from late May through early August. 

Summer Camp Supervisor: Supervisors oversee the work of adult staff members while ensuring a safe and fun experience for children. This position assists with the design, development and implementation of the camp program.  Supervisors must be at least 21 years old and meet specific education and experience requirements for state licensing.  A valid driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record is required; candidates with prior camp and supervisor experience are preferred.  Staff must be available for training in mid-May and work four 9-hour days each week from late May through early August.