Recreation Employment Opportunities

The Middletown Recreation Department offers a wide variety of job opportunities throughout the year.  Most positions are seasonal appointments lasting six months or less.  On occasion part time and full time positions do become available.  Please browse the list below of all open positions at this time.

To apply for a position, download our application.  Completed applications may be returned directly to the Recreation Department or to Human Resources.  Any Recreation-related applications returned to Human Resources will be forward to the Recreation Department.

Applications are accepted at any time.  

Recreation Department
1 Kings Highway
Middletown, NJ 07748

Fax: 732-842-6833

  1. Poricy Park Instructors
  2. Lifeguards
  3. Summer Camp - Camp Coordinator
  4. Summer Camp - Counselor
  5. Summer Camp - Medical Staff
  6. Summer Camp - Navigator Coach
  7. Summer Camp - Volunteer

Poricy Park Instructors - Hiring NOW!

Interview Process
In-person interviews are currently being conducted.  

Job Description
The Middletown Recreation Department is looking for part-time instructors to teach elementary-aged class trips at Poricy Park during the Spring and Fall seasons.  Classes come for 2- or 4-hour programs on topics in Science and Colonial History. The most popular program is taking students to hunt for marine fossils on the property.

Essential Functions

  • Lead curriculum and lessons focused on science and colonial history.
  • Implement and run daily activities.
  • Modify activities/lessons as needed to better implement within class structure.
  • Prepare materials needed prior to each class and/or before class begins.
  • Responsible for clean up after class.
  • Facilitate classroom management techniques.
  • Maintain and inventory all equipment necessary for the program area.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records.
  • Actively participate in staff training and meetings.
  • Help in other program areas as needed.


  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Candidates should ideally have experience in teaching and an interest in the outdoors, natural sciences, or history. Will be trained in specific programs; all materials and program outlines are provided.
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize and implement program activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

Poricy Park

Hours will fall 9:00am-2:00pm, Monday through Friday on days scheduled.  While the schedule is flexible, the hours are not.  Schedule will depend on when trips are booked.