Are you in college or a soon-to-be college student looking for a little extra cash to pay for those textbooks? Maybe you’re a high school student trying to save up for your first car? Whatever the reason, The City of New Bedford's Department of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches has opportunities available for you to find the summer job that is right for you.

Spend your summer working as a lifeguard, camp counselor, or beach parking lot attendant. Not sure any of those are a good fit for you? Don’t worry. New Bedford Parks, Recreation, and Beaches has a variety of summer jobs available for New Bedford residents. The department offers over 75 seasonal positions from entry-level to professional.

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Click HERE for a full list of available positions. Please click HERE for the application. Once completed, you may return it via email to with a copy of your photo ID.

Mary Rapoza is the Director of New Bedford Parks, Recreation, and Beaches. She is grateful for the individuals who serve the community in all of these capacities.

“Each summer we bring on New Bedford residents to deliver our summer programs including the Play in the Park Summer Food Program, beach parking lot staff, and lifeguards for our beaches," Rapoza said. "Staff gain income, work experience, and bring important services to our community.”

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