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DPR Summer Employment

DPR's summer hiring season has ended.  Please check back in February 2017 for Summer 2017 employment opportunities!

Summer Hiring 2016 Information:

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Human Resources Division has re-opened the summer hiring application for the following positions:
- Aquatics: Lifeguards only
- Sports Camps: Taekwondo, tennis and boxing instructors
- Teen Career Camps: Visual arts and photography specialists

Please click on the above divisions to re-direct straight to the application link, or visit the 2016 Position Descriptions page for more information on the position, position descriptions, and the hourly wage for each position.  Please note that all summer positions are hourly positions only.

Thank you! 

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

  • Please note that the window for the 2016 summer hiring period has re-opened.  Applications are being accepted for select positions.

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

DPR Human Resources
Summer Hiring Division

1250 U Street, NW - 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 673-7603
Email: [email protected]