Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer employment opportunities

The Township of Montclair Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs has the following employment opportunities for the 2023 Summer Programs:

Summer Activities Counselors and Specialists

Responsible for leading recreational programs for small groups of campers ages 5-12 years old. Counselors must be at least eighteen (18) years old. Summer Activities Programs run from July 3 – August 4; hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Rate: $12.93 - $15.00 per hour.

Camp Director and Camp Assistant Director

responsible for interviewing and hiring summer camp staff. Candidates must possess managerial experience and/or teaching certification, program planning, maintaining accurate records, knowledge of summer camp programs, implementing “special events” days, and excellent communication skills with staff and participants. Camp Director experience preferred. Summer Program runs from July 3 – August 4; hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Rate: $18.00 - $26.00 per hour.


Responsible for supervising swimmers and assisting with pool safety. Certification for lifesaving, CPR and First Aid are required. Rate: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour.

Pool Managers

Duties include supervising staff, scheduling staff, testing pool water, knowledge of pool filtration system and attending a weekly staff meeting with the Aquatics Coordinator. Pool Managers must be at least twenty-one (21) years old. Successful candidates must possess managerial experience and leadership skills; must be able to work well with the public and colleagues. CPR/AED/First Aid certification required. Must be able to work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Rate: $18.00 - $26.00 per hour.

Front Desk Attendant 

Duties include checking patrons into the pool daily and accessing the Community Pass gate check system, Handling of daily admission fees and proof of residency for daily patrons. Must be able to communicate well with the public and proficient in math with computer skills. Rate: $12.93 - $15.00

• Pools are open 7 days a week, May 27 through September 4, 2023
• Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
• All pool applicants must be able to work weekends and holidays


Submit resume/application to Township of Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs Dept., 205 Claremont Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042 or fax to 973-744-1947. Call 973-509-4915 for more information; printable job application is also available in the Recreation section of Township website. Jobs posted until positions are filled.