Sponsored By: City of Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation 

An ideal summer job combines a few things: It pays well, offers flexibility, is valuable for a future career, and is fun! For summer jobs that check all those boxes, look no further than seasonal roles with Sioux Falls Park and Recreation.  

Parks and Recreation has plenty of open summer job positions! Enjoy a summer of involvement in the Sioux Falls community and gain valuable work experience. Help create incredible programming across Sioux Falls by working in recreation, protecting our pools as a lifeguard, or working in maintenance, to name a few. 

Max Marcotte has worked for Parks and Recreation Department for four years. He tells us why he keeps coming back each summer!  

Max, what jobs have you held with Parks and Recreation? 

Recreation Assistant and Recreation Leader.  

Why do you keep coming back each summer? 

During my summers, I’ve had great supervisors, and they are why I keep returning. I have gained tremendous interpersonal skills, leadership experience, and connections.  

What experiences have excited you the most with Parks and Recreation? 

I enjoy meeting new people and creating relationships. For the leagues that I facilitate, I enjoy helping others get involved, meet new people, and have fun. It’s fulfilling to be the person in charge of fostering those relationships in our Sioux Falls [sport] leagues. 

Are You in School? How have summers with Parks and Recreation helped you in school? 

I am a student at the University of Sioux Falls. Working summers for Parks and Recreation have helped me save for school and gain a valuable work ethic.  

The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department is currently hiring. Join the team and enjoy a fun, flexible, and fulfilling job serving the Sioux Falls community this summer. Wages start at $15.99 per hour for recreation roles and $17.06 per hour for lifeguards.  

Check out all the seasonal job openings at: siouxfalls.gov/parks-jobs

Call us at 605-367-8222 with any questions about the hiring process.