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Date Published Author
7/19/2021 12:00:00 AM  Lauren J. Masset 

Information on West Seneca Youth & Recreation Open Jobs

For information regarding OPEN JOBS in other Town of West Seneca departments please visit this link: http://www.westseneca.net/jobs#gsc.tab=0

How to submit your application to West Seneca Youth & Recreation:

  1. Obtain a West Seneca Youth & Recreation Employment Application. Applications can be found:
    1. Online via this link: http://www.westseneca.net/application/files/1416/0797/1305/Recreation_Department_Application_2021.pdf
    2. In Person at the Recreation Office (on the flyer wall, next to our teller window) inside the Community Center and Library located at 1300 Union Road, West Seneca, NY, 14224.
  2. Complete the application, attach a letter of recommendation, any valid First Aid + BLS/CPR certifications that you have.
  3. Submit your completed application, letter of recommendation and valid certifications via:
    1. In Person: inside the Community Center and Library located at 1300 Union Road, West Seneca, NY, 14224, Monday - Friday, between 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM or 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM.
    2. Via USPS: Recreation, 1250 Union Road, West Seneca, NY, 14224.
    3. Via Email: lmasset@twsny.org
  4. If you are a RETURNING employee, from a previous season, who is not seeking advancement should complete the Returning Employee Form Online found here: https://westsenecany.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29871
Year Round Current Job Openings / Postings

Recreation Attendant PT ($14.00/hour). Immediate Need. Click HERE for more information. 

Youth Service Coordinator PT ($19.00/hour) Click HERE for more information.

Fall/Winter/Spring 2021-2022 Current Job Openings / Postings
Fall/Winter/Spring 2021-2022 Recruitment Efforts Log - Click Here

Title: Over 30 Hockey Program Attendant (Recreation Attendant PT)

Program: Over 30 Hockey (Mens)
Shifts: Tuesday 10:15 PM - 12:30 AM. From Early-October through April 1.
Rate of Pay: $16.50/Hour
Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must have the ability to Ice Skate. Must have a valid First Aid/CPR certification from the department's approved list. 
Preference Given To: Applicants with experience. 
Other Information: May also be required to assist at department events and programs on other weekdays and weekends. 

Title: Youth Gym Program Leader (Recreation Attendant PT)
Program: Youth Gym Programs
Shifts: Monday and/or Tuesday from 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM, set up 5:30 - 5:50, program times 6-6:50 and 7:00 - 7:50, break down 8:00 - 8:10. From Early-October through April 1.
Rate of Pay: $16.50/Hour
Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must have the ability to use the MyRec Computer System (new this season). Must have a valid First Aid/CPR certification from the department's approved list. 
Preference Given To: Applicants with experience. 
Other Information: May also be required to assist at department events and programs on other weekdays and weekends. With your employment application, please submit your program proposal which should include the program name, intended program age group, program activity type, detailed lesson plans for each session date, number of session dates, length of time of each session, equipment needed. You will be assigned one Youth Gym Program Attendant to assist with your program. 

Title: Youth Gym Program Attendant (Recreation Attendant PT)
Program: Youth Gym Programs
Shifts: Monday and/or Tuesday from 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM, set up 5:30 - 5:50, program times 6-6:50 and 7:00 - 7:50, break down 8:00 - 8:10. From Early-October through April 1.
Rate of Pay: $15.00 - $15.50/hour
Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must have the ability to use the MyRec Computer System (new this season).
Preference Given To: Applicants with experience and valid First Aid/CPR certifications. 
Other Information: May also be required to assist at department events and programs on other weekdays and weekends..

Title: Youth Gym Program Leader (Recreation Attendant PT)
Program: Adult Programs in the CCL Youth Gym (Pickleball, Basketball, Indoor Laps)
Shifts: Monday and/or Tuesday and/or Wednesday and/or Friday from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, set up 9:30 - 9:50, program time 10:00 - 10:50 AM, breakdown 11:00 - 11:20 AM. From Early-October through April 1.
Rate of Pay: $16.50/Hour
Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must have the ability to use the MyRec Computer System (new this season). Must have a valid First Aid/CPR certification from the department's approved list. 
Preference Given To: Applicants with experience. 
Other Information: May also be required to assist at department events and programs on other weekdays and weekends. 
Summer 2022 Part-Time Job Openings / Posted 11/29/2021 / Continuous Applications

Pool Supervisor and Assistant Pool Supervisor (Part-Time)
Position Requirements
  • BLS/CPR Certification from this list:                                                                 https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/cpr.pdf
  • First Aid Certification from this list:                                                https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/firstaid.pdf
  • Lifeguarding for both a Level IIa and IIb pool from this list:    https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/aquacert.pdf
  • Epi-Pen from this link: https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/classes/anaphylaxis-and-epinephrine-auto-injector---online-course/a6R0V0000015EUe.html
  • WSI/PSI from this list:                                                                                      https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/psi.pdf
  • Lifeguard Management (with in-person testing) from this list:                                   https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/cad.pdf
  • Background: Must have one season as an NYS Camp Aquatics Director or 2 seasons experience consisting of 12 weeks of camp lifeguard experience (at a camp that had more than one lifeguard supervising) or 18 weeks as a lifeguard at a pool/beach that had more than one lifeguard supervising. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Pool Supervisor must begin work on June 1. 
  • The Pool Supervisor and Assistant Supervisors also act as the Summer Camp Aquatics Director. 
  • Part-Time / Part-Time Seasonal
  • Pay Rate Pool Supervisor $19.00 - $19.25/hour
  • Pay Rate Asst. Pool Supervisor $18.00 - $18.25/hour
  • Actual Title: Lifeguard PT or Recreation Supervisor PT
  • This job is PART-TIME and/or PART-TIME SEASONAL
  • Please submit with your application your:
    • Your valid certifications (must be valid until 9/1/22) and/or proof of enrollment in an upcoming certification course which states you will have your valid certification by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment), and/or include in your cover letter then you understand you must submit the required certifications for the position you are applying for by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment). 
    • A cover letter confirming you can begin work June 1, 2022, and detailing your required background( one season as an NYS Camp Aquatics Director or 2 seasons experience consisting of 12 weeks of camp lifeguard experience (at a camp that had more than one lifeguard supervising) or 18 weeks as a lifeguard at a pool/beach that had more than one lifeguard supervising and 
    • Proof that you will be 21 years of age or older by June 1.
  • The information for the job requirements was accurate at the date/time the postings were posted. However, requirements are subject to change at any time with no notice or warning. 
Head Lifeguard (Part-Time)
Position Requirements
Swim Instructor Lifeguard (Part-Time)
Position Requirements
Lifeguard (Part-Time)
Position Requirements
Summer Day Camp Counselor and Assistant Counselor
Position Requirements
  • BLS/CPR Certification from this list:                                                        https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/cpr.pdf
  • First Aid Certification from page one only on this list:                   https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/firstaid.pdf
  • Epi-Pen from this link: https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/classes/anaphylaxis-and-epinephrine-auto-injector---online-course/a6R0V0000015EUe.html
  • Must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Pay Rate $16.00 - $16.25/hour
  • Actual Title: Recreation Attendant PT
  • This job is PART-TIME and/or PART-TIME SEASONAL
  • Please submit with your application your:
    • Your valid certifications (must be valid until 9/1/22) and/or proof of enrollment in an upcoming certification course which states you will have your valid certification by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment), and/or include in your cover letter then you understand you must submit the required certifications for the position you are applying for by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment). 
    • A cover letter explaining why you are interested in being a member of our camp staff team.
    • Proof that you will be 18 years of age or older by June 1.
  • The information for the job requirements was accurate at the date/time the postings were posted. However, requirements are subject to change at any time with no notice or warning. 

Summer Day Camp Director and Assistant Director 
Position Requirements
  • BLS/CPR Certification from this list:                                                        https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/cpr.pdf
  • First Aid Certification from page one only on this list:                   https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/firstaid.pdf
  • Epi-Pen from this link: https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/classes/anaphylaxis-and-epinephrine-auto-injector---online-course/a6R0V0000015EUe.html
  • Background: Must have 24 weeks of administrative or supervisory experience at a camp program. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older. 
  • Camp Director must begin work on June 1.
  • Day Camp Director Pay Rate $19.00 - $19.25/hour
  • Asst. Day Camp Director Pay Rate $18.00 - $18.25/hour 
  • Actual Title: Recreation Attendant PT
  • This job is PART-TIME and/or PART-TIME SEASONAL
  • Please submit with your application your:
    • Your valid certifications (must be valid until 9/1/22) and/or proof of enrollment in an upcoming certification course which states you will have your valid certification by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment), and/or include in your cover letter then you understand you must submit the required certifications for the position you are applying for by June 9, 2022 (if selected for hire/employment). 
    • A cover letter confirming you can begin work June 1, 2022, and detailing your required background (Must have 24 weeks administrative or supervisory experience at a camp program). 
    • Proof that you will be 21 years of age or older by June 1
  • The information for the job requirements was accurate at the date/time the postings were posted. However, requirements are subject to change at any time with no notice or warning.

Continue Application Accepted Accepted
- Even if we are not hiring, we will keep these on file for 3 months, in the event a position opens within that 3 months, you will be contacted for an interview. 


Clerk Typist PT - Click here for more information.

Recreation Attendant PT - Assists at various Recreation programs, must be 18 years of age or older, hourly wage varies.  

Notes:
On 12-6-2021 the Summer 2022 jobs were posted for both Aquatics and Camp. 

On 9-22-2021 the Youth Service Coordinator job was posted to Indeed by HR. WSREC posted the job to their website and FB. The job later appeared on the TWS website and FB. The Town Board voted to increase the posted wage from $17 to $19/hour on 11/1/2021. 

On 6-1-2020 the Adult Skate, Open Public Skate, Youth Gym Youth Programs, and Youth Gym Adult Programs jobs were posted/re-posted for the 2020-2021 season. These jobs were not filled for the 2020-2021 season, therefore these programs did not run. The jobs remain posted and were updated on 3-26-2021 for the 2021-2022 season. Adult Skate, Open Public Skate, Youth Gym Youth Programs, and Youth Gym Adult Programs are contingent upon filling these positions. These jobs were re-posted in a different format, in an attempt to gain applicants for the upcoming season on 7/19/2021. As of early December 2021, filling the Youth Gym (Adult and Youth program)jobs is STATUS QUO. 

On 3-12-2020 the Adult Basketball, Adult Pickleball, and Adult Laps jobs were posted. All programs are contingent upon proper staffing levels. As of 4/23/2021 there have been no applicants. These jobs were re-posted in a different format, in an attempt to gain applicants for the upcoming season on 7/19/2021. As of early December 2021, filling the Youth Gym (Adult and Youth program)jobs is STATUS QUO. 


In 2019 the Continuous Applications Accepted For jobs were posted.

Job Postings are posted to the department's social media accounts on a regular basis. The department also sends them to various outlets throughout the year.