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Employment Opportunities

Summer Work Season: May 13 through September 2, 2024.

Applications accepted December 1, 2023 through March 1, 2024. 

Saginaw County Parks and Recreation Commission
111 S. Michigan, Room LL012
Saginaw, MI 48602

Questions call: 989-790-5280 or email

Online Job Application

Summer Employment Job Descriptions

Booth Attendant (6)

$14/hour. Greets public upon entering the parks, collects fees, answers questions and maintains financial data. Requires good mathematical skills, and strong customer service skills. (20-40 hours per week)

Lifeguard (12)

$14.50/hour (LGI - $14.50/hour). Provides a safe and clean aquatic facility. Enforces rules, assists park patrons, operates boat rental and responds to emergency situations. Applicants must be a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard. (20-40 hours per week)

Office Clerk (1)

$14/hour. Performs general office duties including typing, making copies, answering telephones, filing, etc. Also interacts with customers and conducts cash transactions for reservations and programs. Must be familiar with computer word processing and be able to operate common office equipment. Requires high school diploma or its equivalent (40 hours per week).

Park Ranger (8)

$15/hour. Provides safety, comfort, and convenience for park users. Enforces rules, cleans parks and performs light maintenance duties. Must be 18 years old or older and have a valid Michigan driver’s license with good driving record. (30-40 hours per week).

Park Supervisor (2)

$19/hour (Rate negotiable). Supervises staff and assists with the management of county parks. Interacts with the public on a daily basis, enforcing rules and policies. Requires valid Michigan driver’s license with good driving record, high school diploma (or equivalent). College graduate preferred with supervisory and aquatics experience. Applicants must be a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard. (30-50 hours per week)

Program Coordinator (2)

$15/hour(Rate negotiable). Facilitate, promote and evaluate summer Playdate programs as well as leagues, tournaments, youth, and family events at Hoyt Park. Program experience and high school diploma (or equivalent) required. Flexible schedule (15-30 hours per week).

Grounds Maintenance Worker (3)

$14.50/hour. Performs routine grounds maintenance - mowing grass, trimming shrubs, etc. Operates power equipment - tractors, riding mowers, lawn mowers, trimmers, blowers, etc. May perform minor construction tasks. Must be 18 years old or older and have a valid Michigan driver's license with good driving record. Typical work week M-F, 7am - 3:30pm.

All individuals selected for positions are subject to, and must successfully pass a post offer pre-employment physical, criminal background check and drug screening. All applicants will be required to attend training sessions before working, including American Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering for a program, please complete a volunteer application and return it to: 

Saginaw County Parks and Recreation
Volunteer Program
111 South Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48602

Volunteer Application