2023 Seasonal Employment Opportunities with Ridgewood Summer Day Camp & Graydon Pool

2023 Seasonal Employment Opportunities

with Ridgewood Summer Day Camp and Graydon Pool



            The Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for seasonal part-time positions with the Summer Day Camp as well as Graydon Pool.


The Summer Day Camp program will be held from June 26th through August 4th.   Available positions include: Head Counselor and Assistant Counselors. All applicants must commit to the full six weeks of the entire camp program as well as pre-camp training dates


The Graydon Pool season will operate daily this summer from June 3rd to September 4th.  Seasonal full-time and part-time positions to be filled: Lifeguards, Maintenance Attendants, Security and Badge Attendants and Concession Counter help. 

Concession Attendant applications will be forwarded to the Water’s Edge Café concessionaire for consideration.  Lifeguards must provide certification with their application.   Interested candidates without certification may still apply but must have a basic lifeguarding certification (and receive waterfront training on site)


            Mandatory staff meetings will be required along with Bloodborne Pathogen training for all seasonal hires.  CPR/AED certification may also apply.


Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and will be considered for experience, interests, and accomplishments.  Working papers are required for those under the age of 18 and may be obtained in the main office of all local high schools.


Pay rates vary based on positions and years of service

Lifeguards start at $19/hr

Day Camp Counselors start at $13/hr

Pool Maintenance starts at $14/hr

Parks Laborers start at $14/hr

Swim Lesson Instructors and Swim Teach Coaches start at $100/week


            Those interested in applying are asked to complete a seasonal application with the Parks and Recreation Department.  An electronic application is available on the Recreation homepage at www.ridgewoodnj.net/recreation or www.ridgewoodnj.net/graydon.  Individuals seeking administrative/managerial positions are required to submit a resume and letter 

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