Seasonal jobs… Apply now! – Town of Mentor, Ohio

Mentor Town steps up the fun during the summer – but we can’t do it alone! Each season we hire hundreds of part-time workers to help out at our pools, parks and camps.

According to Superintendent of Recreation Nita Justice, “Our seasonal positions are critical for the summer as they specifically affect the operations and programming we are able to offer Mentor residents.”

Teens and adults looking for summer employment are encouraged to apply.

If you love swimming, are Red Cross certified in lifesaving, and enjoy spending time by the pool, spend the summer getting paid at one of Mentor’s outdoor pools.

Already trained? Awesome! But if you need to train, the Cité du Mentor offers you an internship at the start of the season. Even better, the City will reimburse you for training and certification if you are hired to work at a City pool for the duration of the season.

The course includes rescue, first aid and CPR for professional rescuers. Students must be 15 years old to enroll in the course and must pass written and physical tests to become certified.

Please call the Mentor Recreation Department (440-974-5720) or visit in April for more information.

Water Safety Instructors
Our Learn to Swim classes are an important component of the Mentor recreational aquatics program. Patient, friendly and trained instructors are needed to teach all levels of Red Cross swimming lessons. Applicants must be American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and CPR certified. Instructors must be in the water during each lesson to demonstrate skills and strokes.

Summer camp staff
Mentor Parks & Recreation provides a fun and safe camp environment for everyone who participates, and that experience starts with our camp counselors. We are looking for adults and students who have a passion for working with young people. We will also hire some high school students to help us. Staff members must be certified in CPR and first aid. Training will be provided. Camps run from the first full week of June through the first week of August.

Maintenance aids
Maintenance aids are needed at Black Brook Golf Course, Mentor Cemetery and parks. Duties vary by position.

  • General duties at Black Brook include both clubhouse helpers and golf course maintenance.
  • Cemetery Helpers maintain the grounds of the Mentor Municipal Cemetery.
  • Park Maintenance Helpers work throughout the 1,200-acre park system to assist park crews with projects and landscaping.
  • Marina Assistants help maintain the Marina and Lagoons Nature Reserve by mowing, weeding, painting and maintaining the facilities.

Cashiers are required at Black Brook Golf Course, Mentor Lagoons and all Mentor City Pools. Hours vary. Basic experience in computerized point of sale is desired.

Wait staff (21+)
Work at the Black Brook Golf Course Snack Bar which serves food and drink including beer, liquor and wine.

Special Events Attendant (21+)
Work at the Mentor Civic Amphitheater to assist staff with liquor and merchandise outlet operations.

The Town of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer. For full job descriptions and applications, visit Job Opportunities page.

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