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Employment Opportunities

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The City of San Diego Parks & Recreation Department offers both full-time and part-time positions in recreation and aquatics. In addition the information below, you should also visit the City of San Diego Employment Opportunities page.

Team Players Wanted at Your Local Recreation Centers and Pools!


GET IN THE GAME! Be a Team Player at your local Recreation Center - We are looking periodically for talented, dedicated and professional staff members to work at one of over 50 Recreation Centers located throughout the City of San Diego.

  • Recreation Leader I
  • Recreation Leader II
  • Recreation Leader II (Dance Instructor)
  • Recreation Leader II (Therapeutic Recreation)
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Recreation Specialist (Therapeutic Recreation)


  • Pool Guard I
  • Pool Guard II
  • Swimming Pool Manager I
  • Swimming Pool Manager II
  • Swimming Pool Manager III


For Pool Guard Training opportunities, please visit the American Red Cross Courses web page.