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DPR Summer Employment

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Human Resources Division is currently accepting applications for Summer 2016 Jobs.

DPR's Human Resources offers summer employment opportunities for the following positions at DPR: Aquatics, Camps and Operations. DPR strives to provide high quality recreational programming for youth of all ages that enhances the year-round opportunities available in the District of Columbia.

2016 HR Dates, including Hiring Fairs

Summer Employment Application

For the 2016 Summer, DPR will launch a new application system, in a new way.  For each job type (ie. REC Camp, Little Explorers Camp, Aquatics, etc.) interested applicants should click on that positions specific application link.  Within that link, you can apply for the various positions offered within that camp or division.  Please note that there is no longer one general link for all DPR summer positions.  Applicants must apply within the specific camp or division of interest.  Please note that Aqua Day Camp positions are located under Aquatics and are no longer classified under Camps/Aqua Day Camp.

Please visit DPR Summer Jobs on DCHR to go directly to a listing of DPR summer job applications only; or visit the 2016 Positions Description page for a comprehensive list of positions, titles, qualifications, pay rates, descriptions and more.

Positions Offered

  • Summer Aquatics staff will have the opportunity to be pool managers, assistant pool managers, lifeguards, customer service representatives (CSR's) and more.

  • Summer Camps staff will have the opportunity to be facilitators, assistant facilitators, counselors, activity specialists and more.

  • Summer Operations staff will have the opportunity to be materials handlers or motor vehicle operators.

  • View the full listing of position titles, descriptions, and links to the individual applications.


DPR Human Resources
Summer Hiring Division

1250 U Street, NW - 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 673-7603
Email: dpr.summer@dc.gov