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 forwarded to the Recreation Department.

Applications are accepted at any time.  

Mail To:
Recreation Department
1 Kings Highway
Middletown, NJ 07748

Fax: 732-842-6833

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

Counselors - Hiring NOW!!

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Job Description
Camp Counselors will assist with leading, overseeing, and cleaning up for a variety of sports, games, crafts and nature activities. Counselors participate, energize, interact and supervise campers in all activities, including lunch, to ensure participation, safety and fun.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain and inventory all equipment necessary for the program area.
  • Ensure that the site is kept clean and organized.
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports and daily attendance.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Know, enforce and follow all safety guidelines and the Code of Conduct associated with the camp. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Actively participate in staff training and meetings.
  • Help in other camp program areas as needed.


  • Minimum age of 16.
  • Experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred, or a strong desire to go into such field.
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize and implement program activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

Camp Locations
Croydon Hall, Poricy Park, Tonya Keller Community Center

Mandatory staff training in June. Camp runs from July 5th - August 12th and applicant must be available to work entire 6 weeks. This job is Monday through Friday with hours 8:30am – 2:00pm, approximately. Exact hours to be determined.