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SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Does this describe you or someone you know?

Do you love hiking, canoeing, arts & crafts, sports & games, swimming, nature and the great outdoors in general?  Your  friends say you are great with kids? Then maybe working at Summer Camp is the job for you! Camp jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else!


If you relate to this, then there's the perfect place waiting for you: summer camp. Over half a million college students will find their way from their campus to camp this summer to fill openings at camps across the United States.

Imagine a job where almost anything is possible:

  • Live, play, and work in the great outdoors
  • You get paid to jump off the docks and do a cannonball
  • Go on active adventures
  • Develop a lifetime network of Friends & Colleagues
  • Become a child's hero
  • Gain practical experience to further your education
  • Learn hands-on, relevant leadership skills
  • You get to laugh everyday
  • Build your resume with a variety of skills including communication, problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and behavior management


Jobs in Parks & Recreation offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else! Regardless of your college major, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your job marketability. The benefits go far beyond a paycheck, too. Business executives often note that experience as a camp counselor translates into excellent management and personnel skills.

THE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT IS NOW HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING SUMMER SEASONAL POSITIONS:

SENIOR CAMP COUNSELORS - FT 40 hours per week
Counselors are primarily responsible for the care of their cabin group. Counselors spend most of their day accompanying their group to various activities. During activity periods these counselors attend and participate in each activity that the group does. Senior Camp Counselors are 18 and older staff members who provide the overall supervision for their assigned bunk. Counselors are needed at Naticook Day Camp, Camp Trek and Part Time at Naticook Jr. Adventures Pre-School program.


WEEKEND PARK ATTENDANT - PT 16 Hours Per week

Responsible for staffing the Wasserman Park Beach on weekends as scheduled; enforcing park rules and cleaning the grounds near the waterfront on a daily basis. Candidates should have good character, integrity, be punctual and be able to effectively and diplomatically deal with park users.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and able to work independently.  Position works Saturdays & Sundays from 10:00 - 6:00 pm from Late June - Late August.

 To apply for any of these positions, complete the
Town of Merrimack Application for Employment and mail or drop it off to the following address:


Town of Merrimack
Attn: Human Resources
6 Baboosic Lake Road

Merrimack, NH 03054

The minimum age for any paid position with the Town of Merrimack is 16. For those who are 14 & 15 years old who are looking to gain experience, we offer our Counselor-In-Training Program at Naticook Day Camp. Click here for details on this program. For questions, contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at 603-882-1046 or by email atmcasparius@merrimacknh.gov