Parks and Recreation

To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.

Employment / Teaching / Training

Part-Time or Temporary Employment

Applications are accepted for the following positions.
- Recreation Center Employment
- Teen Youth Employment
- Lifeguard
- Water Safety Instructor
- Park Temporary Employment
- Park Permanent Employment


Recreation Center Teaching Opportunities

All instructors must be permitted and approved.

To apply to teach a class or specialty camp at one of our recreation centers, please complete the following program proposal and contract agreement and bring to the center you would like to teach at.


Teaching in City Parks

To apply to teach a class at one of our parks, please complete the following application for private instruction permits and bring to Parks & Recreation Administration 1400 19th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 893-7441


Training Opportunities

Lifeguard and Water Safety Instruction. Does not guarantee employment.
- Aquatic Training Information

Contact Us

Parks and Recreation Administration
1400 19th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 893-7441


Full Time Employment

Municipal Services Center
One 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
City of St. Petersburg
Human Resources