Superheroes Wanted!

We're hiring!

Help the community, work with your friends and have fun: Apply for a seasonal job with Boulder Parks and Recreation.

New! Paid certification training for lifeguards

Interested in working for Boulder as a lifeguard, but don’t have your certification yet? No problem! Here are the steps to successfully become a superhero lifeguard:

  1. Apply online
  2. Complete a swim test, which will be a part of your interview.
  3. If you pass the swim test, we’ll pay for your certification class and your time in the class.
  4. Pass the class and an additional swim test
  5. You’re now a lifeguard!

After you apply, we'll contact you about completing the certification class.

Earn $12.56 – $34/hour (based on position and experience) with flexible hours. Get paid to learn recreation, eco-park care, job and leadership skills! We’re seeking positive, reliable youth and adults (ages 14+) for seasonal and hourly positions.

Scout - a terrier dressed up with a super hero cape

Choose from jobs with:

  • Health & Wellness (personal trainers)
  • Rec center child care
  • Sports leagues + programs
  • Parks (eco + sustainable care)
  • Pools and Reservoir
  • Recreation Centers
  • Youth Services
  • EXPAND (serving people with disabilities)

A perk of the job? All seasonal/part-time employees can get a six-month all-facility recreation pass for only $5!