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Employment Opportunities

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department offers a variety of opportunities for employment in Parks, Recreation, Sports, Permits, Community Relations, Golf, Planning and Design, Special Events, Human Resources and Fiscal. These opportunities are full and part-time and some can even start out as seasonal jobs for youth.


Recreation and Parks Aide

Assists staff within the community center with various tasks; such as ensuring standards of acceptable conduct, cleaning and maintaining the facilities, opening and closing buildings and assisting with activities within the center.


Monitors the swimming pool in order to direct water safety and prevent accidents, teaches swimming lessons and maintains pool/pool deck.

Parks, Golf & Sports

Recreation and Parks Aide

Performs general grounds cleaning work such as: picking up debris, raking leaves, pulling weeds, trimming bushes, mowing grass, digging holes for planting, emptying trash barrels, and cleaning and maintaining restrooms.


Recreation and Parks Aide

Acts as an attendant at a variety of department-operated rental facilities, by collecting and verifying user permits, ensuring standards of acceptable conduct, and cleaning and maintaining the facilities; opens and closes rental facilities at designated times.

For a complete list of available positions, and to apply: