Lincoln Parks and Recreation hosting job fairs to fill summer positions

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Parks and Recreation is seeking over 400 seasonal employees, city officials announced Thursday.

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and Parks and Recreation Director Maggie Stuckey-Ross encouraged Lincolnites to apply for seasonal positions.

City officials say jobs are available for those as young 16-years-old at parks, pools, camps and golf courses.

Applicants can view the available jobs at, or they can attend two hiring events later in March.

Summer job fair schedule: 

  • March 25, 1 to 4 p.m. – F Street Community Center, 1225 F St.
  • March 30, 2 to 6 p.m. – Muny Building, 2100 M St.

City officials say people will not need to bring a resume to the job fairs.

“We’re looking for key players to join our dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented parks and rec team helping to deliver our innovative summer programming like our popular Summer Day Camps and Nature Camps, swim lessons, and free public events like Party and Play in the Parks,” Stuckey-Ross said in the release. “A job in parks and recreation can help you build your resume and your skills by gaining experience in leadership, decision-making, and communication.”

City officials are looking to fill about 250 lifeguard positions for the summer, while recreation centers are hiring immediately for part-time rec leaders, park laborers and concessions staff.

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