When you think of seasonal employment, the usual suspects come to mind: lifeguarding, landscaping and freeloading.
The following list includes positions specific to Rochester, but not the hundreds of openings for babysitting and camp counselors in the surrounding area.
Many employers need help for the summer, the city's parks included, so here's a list of 10 jobs to keep your summer productive and well-funded:
- Pool Lifeguard: is searching for lifeguards. Click here for an application and submit the completed form and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lifetime Fitness: Lifetime Fitness is looking for summer camp supervisors, swim instructors and people to work in the cafe and tennis pro shop to name a few. For a full list of job openings and details to apply, click here.
- Dairy Queen: Will work for ice cream. Downtown's has applications in the store, so if you're craving a Blizzard go in and ask for owner Thomas Keller.
- Beach Lifeguard: The city is hiring lifeguards at . Pay starts at $8.75 an hour with up to 40 hours a week. More information and applications are available on the city’s website.
- : Do you have a green thumb? The Rochester location has open retail positions, all you need to do is apply here.
- Nanny: Many parents who work full time need someone to watch their kids when they are out of school. There are plenty of nanny positions available; this site lists a few dozen of them.
- Park Attendant: People are needed to work the concession stands, batting cages, sell permits and perform maintenance at the parks around the city. Pay starts at $7.65 an hour working up to 40 hours a week. More information and applications are available on the city’s website.
- Seasonal Laborer: Positions are available for landscaping and building maintenance at the city's parks and buildings. Pay starts at $8.25 an hour with up to 40 hours a week. More information and applications are available on the city’s website.
- Pizza Delivery: Most pizza places hire delivery drivers for the summer, including . For details on applying for this position, click here.
- Intern: Internships are normally unpaid and part time, so they can be performed in addition to seasonal employment (plus look great on your resume!). All of the major job websites (Monster, Career Builder, etc.) have internships listed, but it's worth checking the career services center at your institution to see if they have any inside leads.