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Benefits of working for Troy Recreation
  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible schedule
  • Discounted fitness membership
  • Team environment
We are currently hiring for the following positions:

RECREATION AIDE - $9.75–$11.50/hour. Performs day-to-day operations including supervision of activities in the fitness rooms, gymnasium and activity desk. Applicants, 16 years and older, must enjoy working with people, have the ability to multi-task and good computer skills. Work schedules are flexible and include early morning, evening and weekend shifts.

LIFEGUARDS
- Starting $12/hour. At Troy Community Center, prefer Red Cross Lifeguarding certification. Position works 5–20 hours/week, 5:30 am–10 pm, including weekends and holidays. Must be 15 years and older to apply. In need of morning & mid-day shifts.

BIRTHDAY PARTY LEADER
- $10–$12/hour. This is a weekend only position. Applicants should be energetic and enjoy working with children ages 3 and older. Good communication and organization skills are a must. These leaders will be in charge or organizing and leading sports games and coordinating activities with our themed birthday parties. Must be 16 years or older. 

SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR - $10.25/hour. At Troy Community Center, instructs all ages in swimming skills. Applicants, 16 years and older, must enjoy working with young children. Hours are flexible and include day, evening and weekend shifts. Prefer instruction experience. Applications accepted now

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR – Fitness certification required.  Contractor Position starting at $25/class.

PRESCHOOL INSTRUCTOR - $14.50–$16/hour. This position works as the Lead Preschool Instructor at the Rainbow Preschool located inside the Troy Community Center. Preschool Instructors develop the social and communication skills of children and provide a safe and secure environment in which the child can learn. They build and maintain relationships with parents/guardians to further support the students.

BABYSITTER - $9.75-$12/hour. Part-time babysitters for Kids Korner childcare. Care for children ages 2 months to 9 years. Attend to child's basic needs and assure a healthy, safe, and clean environment. Must be 16 years old. 

BASKETBALL LEAGUE STAFF - $14–$15/hour for coordinators, must be 18 years or older. $11/hour for scorekeepers, must be 14 years or older. 

Apply online for several of the above positions at troymi.gov/jobopenings OR complete the form below for part-time/seasonal positions and email it to parksandreconline@troymi.gov .

Recreation Part-Time/Temporary Employment Application

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Staff
From April 1 – October 31. - $13.00-13.50/hour.  Opportunities include Day, Afternoon and weekend shifts.  Performs day to day maintenance within Troy Parks and Municipal Grounds.  Typical tasks in the division are athletic field maintenance, trash removal, trimming and edging of municipal grounds, cleaning park restrooms, and operating light equipment.  Assisting guests in a positive and professional manner and effective communication with park staff is paramount.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or a High School Graduate.  Learn how to apply here.


Find all current postings at the City of Troy Human Resources page