Below are the positions available each summer with the Town of Van Buren Parks and Recreation Department:
RECREATION ATTENDANT: For the Summer Playground Program. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and enjoy working with children. Some experience preferred, but not necessary – will train. Starting wage is $11.10 per hour. 6-week position. ** In order to be considered for the recreation jobs, you must apply by March 31st.
PARK ATTENDANT: To work at Van Buren Central Park. This part-time position oversees the park during evening & weekend hours, 15-21 hrs./week. There is light maintenance required. The position runs from April 1st through mid-November. Applicants must be 17 years of age, possess a valid NYS driver’s license and enjoy working with the public. $11.25 per hour.
LIFEGUARD: To work at Van Buren Pool. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications. Comparable certifications from the YMCA, the American Heart Assoc., and the Boy Scouts of America are also accepted – call the Parks and Recreation Department for details. American Red Cross WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification also preferred, but not required. Starting wage is $11.30 per hour for lifeguards, $11.80 per hour for lifeguards with WSI. 10-week position.