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Job Opportunities

The Barberton Parks & Recreation Department and Beautification Division are seeking individuals interested in summer seasonal job opportunities for the summer of 2024. Detailed information about each position are located below. 

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Parks & Recreation Summer Seasonal

Starting wage $14.00-$15.00 per hour
Estimated 20-30 hours per week (hours vary)

Some evenings and weekends may be required

Work Date Time Frame: May 13th- September 2nd

*Must be at minimum 18 years old* 

Seasonal responsibilities may include and are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with the execution and implementation of youth, family and adult programs

  • Assist with fundraisers and special events

  • Assist with youth and adult sports

  • Assist with execution and implementation of watercraft activities/programs

  • Perform administrative duties associated with the Barberton Parks front office and active adult center

  • Attend and receive certification trainings/certificates which are required for safety and specialized programming

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with youth, paid or volunteer

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Able to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings/weekends

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Clear Background Check

  • May be required to lift and move equipment up to 30 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPR/First Aid Certification

  • Experience or interest in boating/watercraft activities

  • Management or supervisor experience

Service, Beautification & Utilities Seasonal

Starting wage $16.00 per hour
Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Work Date Time Frame: Mid-May to September 27th

* Must be at minimum 18 years old*

Seasonal will work outdoor within the City of Barberton. Mum Gardens, Flower Beds, Parks. Seasonals will take part in operating simple maintenance on vehicles and equipment.  Beautification seasonal employees may be involved in various projects involving city property.  Would prefer experience with varying equipment such as two-way radio, walk behind mower, roto-tillers, weed eater, hedge trimmer, skid-loader, blowers, and standard shift vehicles.

Job responsibilities may include: 

• Planting mums/flowers

•Treating and maintaining the mum garden/flower beds/hanging baskets

• Trash pick-up

• Graffiti removal
• Painting
• Mowing/trimming and other landscaping duties
• Cleaning workstations, as needed

Job Application & Deadline

Download and complete the Job Application  & FCRA form. In the area which says Desired Position" please put either Parks & Recreation Seasonal or Beautification Seasonal. 


Submit your completed application, FCRA form and a copy of your driver's license to Human Resources. via email ( or you can drop off at the City Municipal Building. 

Applications available to download on this site or you may pick up an application in-person beginning February 28, 2024

at City of Barberton Municipal Building
1st Floor Lobby - 576 W. Park Ave. - Barberton, OH 44203

Application deadline April 5, 2024 or until all positions are filled.
City of Barberton is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Application 


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