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Saco Parks & Recreation Job Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in seasonal employment opportunities with the Saco Parks and Recreation Department!  This page includes an overview of available positions, a link to the seasonal employment application, instructions, and contact info for employment questions.  

Application Process: Current openings by season are noted below with application deadlines. 

Application Instructions:

Download the application here (link below).
Save a copy to your computer and complete the fields with your information.
Once complete, send it as an email attachment to
Click here for the Job Application

Prefer to print and write your application?  Click here for a printer-friendly version of our seasonal employment application. Printed applications can be turned in to the SPR Main Office at the Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin Street in Saco

Current Job Openings and Seasonal Application Information

Summer Recreation Counselors and Twin City Theater Academy
Updated 1/6/2022:
Overview of hiring timeline for summer 2022:
Summer applications will be accepted starting March 1st, 2022, with interviews scheduled during April vacation to fill vacancies as needed in our K-8 Summer Camps and Twin City Theater Academy. Applicants must be at least 15 years old prior to June 1, 2022. 

Seasonal Parks
Spring-Fall Seasonal Help. Please email to inquire about current seasonal parks positions.

Seasonal Lifeguards
Summer 2022:
Must be lifeguard certified or ability to be certified by June 15, 2022 - SPR is willing to reimburse for certification.  Applicants must be age 16 or older.  Lifeguard applications can be submitted starting in March 2022. Hourly rates of pay typically vary between $15-$18/hour, depending on experience and role. 

School Year 2021-2022:
Updated 7/7/2021: We are still accepting applications for school year '21-'22 programs!
Typical Application Process and Program Information:
Programs are offered Monday-Friday for after school services and full day options on holidays, vacation weeks, or professional development days for educators. 

Applications will be accepted starting in July 2021 and ongoing throughout the school year as positions are needed.

Seasonal Recreation Employees during the school year may work in After School programs and/or Fall, Winter & Spring Programs including youth sports and special events. Applicants must be at least 15 yrs old and have a flexible availability including after school, some evenings and some weekends.  To apply, follow the application process outlined above.

Questions about positions?

Inquiries about applications & interviews: