Summer Jobs

We are no longer accepting applications at this time. For more information regarding specific positions, please reach out to the staff listed below. Thank you for your interest with the City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Department!

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We are looking for fun, dedicated, and responsible staff this summer!

Job TitleSalaryHow to Apply
Facility Specialist/Front Desk Receptionist
Good people and communication skills desired
Starting $17.14/hour
Inclusion Specialist
Education and/or experience in Therapeutic Recreation, Child Development/related field 
$23.44 - $27.97/hour
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Current Lifesaving Certification required by 6/1/22. Water Safety Instructor optional 
Starting $17.90 or $18.81
with W.S.I.
Program Specialist
Previous experience and some type of previous leadership role
$23.44 - $27.97/hourApply Online
Recreation Specialist I
Age 16 or 17 yrs. with little to some experience
$16.20/hourEmail application to Tracy at
Recreation Specialist II
Age 18+ yrs. with little to some experience 
$17.14 - $17.90/hourApply Online
Recreation Specialist III
Previous experience in leadership role preferred
$20.39 - $24.30/hour Apply Online
Senior Lifeguards
Age 18+ yrs. and Current Lifesaving Certification. Water Safety Instructor recommended
Starting $19.71 or $20.71
with W.S.I.
Email application to Carolyn at
Student Assistant/Green Teen
Age 15-17 yrs. to work aside the Parks Division
$16.20/hourEmail application to Kelvin at

Have questions about the positions listed above?

Please contact the following staff associated with each position: