Employment Opportunities

The City of Appleton Parks and Recreation welcomes motivated and passionate individuals who enjoy creating a positive and safe experience for all attendees. We are proud to provide a wide spectrum of opportunities through out every season of the year. View current employment opportunities or download flyer here for details.




2019 Summer Seasonal Positions

Are you looking for a fun summer job? APRD, City of Appleton Facilities Management and Reid Golf Course will be looking for some great people to fill their 2019 Summer Seasonal Positions. Check back soon for a full list of positions available!  Positions include lifeguards, playground and camp supervisors, youth sports officials, golf course attendants, parks crew & more!

Junior Leader Program

The City of Appleton Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer our VIP ~ Junior Leader Program. This program is intended to offer young adults who are 14 years of age and older with an opportunity to gain both experience and knowledge of the skills it takes to become a leader. VIP Junior Leaders will assist the Playground Leaders in setting a positive example for younger children. To be a Junior Leader, there are certain expectations to follow and various duties that may need to be completed.

Junior Leader Expectations and Duties

Follow and enforce all park rules
Accept and follow through with directives from playground leaders and be a positive role model for all park attendees and park program participants
Commit to and be present at the park on a regular set schedule as well as for special events
Help keep park clean: pick up garbage, sweep/mop shelter floors, etc.
Assist playground leaders in planning and preparing for daily activities
Assist in chaperoning trips and special events as scheduled

If you are interested in becoming a Junior Leader, see employment opportunities at www.appleton.org.


Department Contact:
Phone: (920) 832-5905
Fax: (920) 993-3103

Mailing Address:

100 N. Appleton St.

Appleton, WI 54911




Office: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


"Building communities and enriching lives where we live, work and play."

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