It's never too early for young people to begin seeking employment for the summer months.

The City of New Bedford Department of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches is already offering applications for seasonal summer jobs. The applications are available to New Bedford residents, with positions appropriate for people ages 16-24, and other jobs available to those with professional experience.

Positions with the Play in the Park and Summer Food Program, Kennedy Summer Day Program, Beach Parking Operations, and Waterfront Lifeguarding are available.

Applications are available at the Parks, Recreation, and Beaches Administrative Office at 181 Hillman Street, Building #3, or on the "Jobs and Employment" webpage at newbedford-ma.gov.

Applications will be accepted until April 24.