Summer Employment

Summer Employment

Are you looking for a fun and challenging summer employment experience?

The City of St. John’s offers a wide range of instructional programs and activities for children, youth and adults throughout the City during the summer months. The City is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, energetic individuals for their summer recreational programs. Employees have excellent opportunities for training in the areas of leadership, professional development, administration, interpersonal relations, skill development, group work, team dynamics and much more. Spend your summer with us, apply now.
How Do I Apply?
Deadline to apply is Monday,  April 10, 2017
It's easy...

  1. Complete the City of St. John’s 2017 Summer Employment Application Form.
  2. Attach a resume with two letters of reference.
  3. Attach copies of any completed and current certificates or awards, such as First Aid, High Five, etc.
  4. Submit your application by email to or one of the following ways:

By mail:
Summer Employment Manager
City of St. John’s
P.O. Box 908
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5M2

In person:
3rd Floor, City Hall
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please note:

  • A current Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check, which must be dated January 1, 2017 or later, is required upon hiring.
  • Applications sent by mail must be postmarked by the deadline date. Preference will be given to those submitted on or before the deadline.
  • If you are applying for multiple positions, list positions applied for in order of interest including preferred location(s).
  • Some positions may be filled by returning staff, therefore, applications will only be considered for a position if a vacancy exists. You are encouraged to apply for multiple positions to which you are interested in.
  • We thank you for your interest in working with the City of St. John’s, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of St. John's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity.



When you think of summer, do you think of swimming?  Click here to view our employment postings.
Children & Youth
Want to provide fun recreation activities for children and youth? 
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Interested in supporting children and youth living with disabilities/special needs in recreation programs? 
Click here to view our employment postings.
Have a love for the outdoors?
Does leadership and team building interest you?
Click here to view our employment postings.
Join adults 50+ for an active summer.                                        Click here to view our employment postings.
Tourism & Events

Assist visitors to the City of St. John's or provide operational logistical support to the Department of Community Services.
Click here to view our employment postings.