Portsmouth announces summer job openings

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Town of Portsmouth is seeking individuals for the following summer employment positions within the Recreation Department.

Lifeguard (Sandy Point Beach)

Lifeguard candidates must be at least 16 years old. Must possess valid training cards in First Aid, Community CPR, and Lifesaving from an accredited organization. Must also be a certified lifeguard in the State of Rhode Island (by DEM) with a certification of Non-Surf or higher. Responsible for the safety of all beach patrons. Variable work schedule of 15-30 hours per week as determined by the Beach Manager. Saturdays and Sundays may be required. Works under the supervision of the Beach Manager.

Sailing Instructor (Sandy Point Beach)

Sailing instructor candidates must be at least 16 years old. Must possess verifiable sailing teaching experience with children. Certified lifeguard in the State of Rhode Island (by DEM) with a certification of Non-Surf or higher, is preferred. Thirty hours per week. Works under the supervision of the Beach Manager.

Gate Attendant (Sandy Point Beach)

(No previous experience required) Gate Attendant candidates must be at least 16 years old. Responsible for collecting gate fees, checking stickers and cleaning the beach and bathhouse. Variable work schedule of 15-30 hours per week as determined by the Beach Manager. Saturdays and Sundays may be required. Works under the supervision of the Beach Manager.

Camp Counselor (Recreation Department Summer Day Camp)

Camp Counselor candidates must be at least 16 years old. Responsible for child supervision and will work with children within our summer day camp. Other related duties will be determined by the Camp Director. Variable work schedule of 15-30 hours per week as determined by the Camp Director. Saturdays and Sundays may be required. Works under the supervision of the Camp Director.

Completed applications must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than 5 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Applications are available Monday – Wednesday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Thursday 8:30 am to 6:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm in the Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI or on our website at www.portsmouthri.com. Applications may be emailed to lhiggins@portsmouthri.com

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