Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Burlington Parks & Recreation Department is looking for highly motivated, energetic programmers who are passionate about working with people and are invested in guiding, teaching, supervising and mentoring.  

For employment opportunities, salary and hours are dependent on the position and qualifications. All applicants must be at least 16 years old (as of May 1 of the current year) and must pass a complete background check.  CPR and First Aid certification is a plus, but training will be available.   Applications will be accepted to posted positions until the they are filled.

Now Hiring for Summer 2024!

Summer Employment Openings

Summer Program Employment Application

Summer Maintenance Employment Application

Summer Volunteer Application - Coming Soon!

Summer Volunteer Guidelines & Opportunities - Coming Soon!

The Seasonal Maintenance Laborer is responsible for maintaining the town athletic fields, playgrounds, parklands, and facility amenities.  Laborer should like to work outdoors in all weather conditions, can follow verbal & written directions, work independently and possess a strong work ethic.  

Building Supervisor

Marketing Coordinator

The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with marketing and communications efforts. This position is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a municipality.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  1.  Update and maintain Burlington Parks & Recreation Department’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook, Twitter and Instagram updates and events.   2.  Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by Burlington Parks & Recreation Department.  3.  Update the Burlington Parks & Recreation Department website as needed

Program Staff

Recreation Therapist

The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department is looking to hire a part-time Recreation Therapist to work cooperatively to oversee and implement recreation programming which is inclusive, adaptive and appropriate for children and adults with a variety of disabilities.  In addition to program development, this person will be responsible for marketing, intake assessments, program evaluation, overseeing staff/volunteers, managing and organizing program equipment and facilitating problems and concerns as they arise.

TR Support Staff

To provide an opportunity through recreation programs for citizens with disabilities to participate in a continuum of activities designed to enhance their social and leisure skills.