Seasonal Employment

2018 OPEE Summer Adventures

Now taking applications for positions as summer counselors (must be at least 18 as of 6/1/18, or 17 if one has been an LIT in the program for one year) and the Assistant Director position.  OPEE Summer Adventures is a highly structured and engaging program that goes from July 2-August 10.  Applications can be picked up at the Chicopee Parks Department, or can be sent via email.  For more information or to have an application sent contact Dan Woodill at 594-3481 x 105,

2018 Youth Baseball/Softball Umpire

The Chicopee Parks and Recreation Department is looking for umpires for its youth baseball and softball leagues.  Experience and knowledge of the sport and umpiring is encouraged, but mandatory training will also be given to those who have been selected and/or not umpired before.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. The department is looking for certified umpires and adults as well for the older grade divisions.   If you are interested in applying for a position, please stop by the Parks Dept. at 687 Front St. or call Dan at the office at 594-3481, extension 105.

Summer Positions

June 25 - August 19, 2018

 The Chicopee Parks Department is accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Season for the following positions: 

*Applicants must be 15-1/2 yrs. of age or Older by the time you submit your application for all Activity Leader or Bathouse Attendant Positions.

* Applicants must be 16 yrs. of age or Older by the time you submit your application for all Lifeguard positions.

Aquatics Director     Responsible for overall daily pool operation and staff which includes implementation of maintenance procedures, Ability to conduct in –
services and troubleshoot problems. Must have
Lifeguard certification/ WSI & CPO Preferred.

Head Guard            Responsible for overall pool operation and staff
includes implementation of maintenance
procedures, Learn to Swim
 program and staff
scheduling. Must have certification in Lifeguard 
Training Adult, Child & Infant
CPR/AED & First Aid.

Instructor Guard     Responsible for planning and supervision of swim
in addition to lifeguard duties. Candidate
having WSIcertification and/or
experience teaching lessons. Must have
certification in 
Lifeguard Training Adult, Child &
Infant CPR/AED & First Aid.

Lifeguard                Responsible for life guarding and assisting in
swimming lessons as well as
performing maintenance duties in and around
the pool area. Must have certification in
Lifeguard Training Adult, Child & Infant
CPR/AED & First Aid

Bathhouse Attendant   Responsible for daily maintenance of pool
    and bathhouse 
facilities, signing in patrons,     collection of money, and swimming lessons
    assistance. Certification in Adult, Child &
     Infant CPR/AED & First Aid. Must have
     certification prior to start of employment

Activity Leader
         Responsible for daily operation of park and
pool facilities, including engaging
children in games & activities. Cleaning park;
reporting any park problems. Certification in
Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED & First Aid when
applying. Must have certification prior to start of