Employment

EMPLOYMENT
The Highlands Rec District is a great place to work. We offer a flexible work schedule and comprehensive, ongoing training to our staff.  Our permanent full time staff is also eligible for benefits.  Part time staff may meet eligibility to participate in our Simple IRA retirement program! Fill out our Employment Application and submit it to the office.
Aquatics Coordinator – Full time, with benefits!  The Highlands Recreation District is looking for an enthusiastic, organized and thoughtful individual to help lead our thriving aquatics program.  We’re very proud of the quality of our classes and our facility and are looking for a demonstrated leader to oversee our aquatics staff, maintain our pool operation and interact with our patrons.  This position is perfect for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, career-driven team-player with a passion for excellence.  This full time position joins our dedicated supervisory staff and reports to the Aquatics Supervisor.  The position may require weekend availability.  The individual selected for this position will have the equivalent of at least one year of increasing supervisory experience in an aquatics program. The pay range for the Aquatics Coordinator is $16-25/ hour, depending on experience, plus many benefits, including medical, dental and disability coverage, sick and vacation days, an FSA plan, and a retirement plan.  Please review the attached job description for additional information and requirements.  More info is HERE.
Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor – Flexible Schedules!  Work outdoors in summer and indoors in winter!  Advancement Opportunities!  Great work experience for your college app and resume!
The Highlands Recreation Center is looking for American Red Cross certified lifeguards and swim instructors to work a variety of hours and days at the Highlands Recreation Swimming Pool.  Applicants must be 15 years of age and available during the summer.  Year round positions also available!  Come make Highlands Pool the safest place to swim!
Lifeguard I, Lifeguard II, Head Lifeguard: $13.00-$17.00 hour
Swim Instructor: $15.00-$30.00 Hour

For more information: Lifeguard Hiring Process

Contact Tricia Hall at (650) 341-4251 with any questions.
Rec Leader – Flexible shifts to fit your class schedule!  Great work experience!
Are you energetic and creative? Enjoy being with kids? Enjoy being outdoors? If you’re 18 or older and are looking for a part time job, please contact Mike Koenig at the Rec to learn more about becoming a Rec Leader. Mike can be reached at (650) 341-4251 or mikek@highlandsrec.ca.gov.
During the school year, the After School Program is open from 12-6pm. Your shift can be flexible, but expect to work 3-5 hours per day. During the summer, when we offer full day summer camp from 7:30 to 6pm, shifts are 5-7 hours per day. Candidates must be at least 18 with 3 units in General Ed, Recreation or Early Childhood Education OR experience working in a childcare setting. Hourly pay rate: $11.50-15/hour, depending on experience.
Please submit a completed Employment Application and a copy of your unofficial transcript.
Volunteers
The Rec is always looking for volunteers!  Contact us at 650-341-4251.
Special Events
Do you need volunteer hours for school or just want to help in your community? We love extra helpers throughout the year for special events. Please contact the Recreation Supervisor for a current calendar of upcoming events and opportunities. Even a few hours are a great help in making our events a success for the whole community.
After School/Summer Help
Students age 13 and older are encouraged to contact the Rec to volunteer on a regular basis. Assistance at our pool office or snack shack, or administrative assistance in the Registration Office are greatly appreciated. We are happy to find a schedule and task that meets the student’s needs and interests.  Just in case: Borel Middle School Community Service Time Card