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Lifeguarding at Hamilton

Are you looking for additional work opportunities this summer? Milwaukee Recreation is now hiring for a variety of part-time positions, with hours available during the day, evenings, or on weekends!

All are welcome to apply for any open job. Lifeguards. Coaches. Instructors. Referees. Playground Leaders. Building Staff. Child Care. We want you to join our dedicated team!

See below to learn more about open part-time summer opportunities. Click here to find the Milwaukee Recreation jobs portal. Hours and wages vary per position.


Pay: $16-$17 per hour

Lifeguards provide a safe and fun environment for all patrons by remaining vigilant and enforcing all pool rules fairly and consistently. Open to ages 15+, Milwaukee Recreation can also provide certification opportunities for interested candidates.

Apply Here

Playground Leaders

Pay: $14 per hour

Milwaukee Recreation offers supervised activities for ages 6-17 at playground sites throughout the summer. Playground leaders assist in daily playground operations at assigned playgrounds, including the recruitment, engagement, and safety of playground participants.

Apply Here

Child Care Staff

Pay: $12-$18 per hour

Help us coordinate and supervise quality out-of-school programming for ages 3-12 at locations throughout the city! Employees receive free uniforms, paid training, flexible schedules, and professional development. Program locations are available across Milwaukee.

Apply Here

Community Centers Building Staff

Pay: $12 per hour

Community centers are the hub of a wide range of Milwaukee Recreation activities. Building staff assist the building director with the management of community center set-up, cleaning protocols, and administrative duties.

Apply Here

Rec. 'N Roll Mobile Units Staff

Pay: $14 per hour

Rec. 'N Roll staff are the direct service providers of the Mobile Units program. Rec. 'N Roll staff travel to various sites throughout the city to set up and coordinate activities, such as the Skate Van, Video Game Van, and the Rec. 'N Roll Mobile Playground.

Apply Here

Wading Pool Attendants

Pay: $14 per hour

Wading pools are open to ages 8 and under during the summer. Wading pool attendants assist in daily wading pool operations at assigned playgrounds, including water testing, supervision, and rule and safety enforcement.

Apply Here

Therapeutic Recreation Staff

Pay: $14-$15 per hour

Milwaukee Recreation is looking for energetic individuals who are interested in working with people with disabilities and their families. Summer and school-year employment is available for individuals at least 18 years of age.

Apply Here: Instructor

Apply Here: Group Leader

Adult Sports Officials & Field Attendants

Pay: $25-35 per game or $13 per hour

Milwaukee Recreation is looking to hire individuals to officiate, umpire, and referee a variety of adult sports leagues. Officials provide vital roles for our community leagues. Field attendants provide support to Milwaukee Recreation staff, participants, and officials at assigned locations.

Apply Here: Officials

Apply Here: Field Attendants

Summer Stars Staff

Pay: $14-$17 per hour

The Summer Stars program provides opportunities for young people to play in a free, competitive basketball league during the summer months. Milwaukee Recreation is seeking a league director and coaches to provide positive and reliable interactions with the participants.

Apply Here: League Director

Apply Here: Coach

Late Night League Coaches & Staff

Pay: stipend/$14 per hour

Milwaukee Recreation's Late Night Leagues are open to ages 17-29 during the evenings. Coaches and event staff create a safe and positive environment where the players demonstrate sportsmanship, fundamental skills, teamwork, and responsibility.

Apply Here: Event Staff

Apply Here: Coach

Twilight Centers Teen Program Leader

Pay: $14 per hour

Milwaukee Recreation provides safe spaces for young people ages 10-18 at select evening locations throughout the year. Our Twilight Centers staff engage the youth, recruit participants to the program, and maintain a safe, fun environment.

Apply Here: Obama Location

Apply Here: North Div. & Washington Locations

Apply Here: Bay View & Pulaski Locations

MPS Drive Event Staff

Pay: $15-$15.50 per hour

MPS Drive Event Staff maintain building security and student safety during program hours, possess customer service skills, and can positively relate to teenagers.

Apply Here

Land Stewards & Naturalists

Pay: $13-$14 per hour

Land Stewards assist with land restoration projects and invasive species removal. Naturalists possess a background in environmental education to effectively develop and implement outdoor education field trips for students and classes for the community.

Apply Here: Land Steward

Apply Here: Naturalist

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