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Facilities Coordinator

Coordinates the use of assigned facilities on a given shift.  May coordinate other programs and activities for youth and community which may include activities at the beach, aquatic center ,special events, festivals, and summer programs.  Must work cooperatively with other recreation staff.  This is a part-time job offering 15-20 hours a week.

Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for programs and use of recreation facilities, helping set-up tables and chairs for events, etc.  Please download and fill out the application above and submit it to Tim Church at

Certified Lifeguards

Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority is looking to hire certified lifeguards to work at the Howell Area Aquatic & Fitness Center.  While certification is preferred, HAPRA is willing to train qualified individuals.  Those interested in applying should email Jamie Plis at

Swim Instructors Needed

The Howell Area Aquatic & Fitness Center is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach lessons in our Learn to Swim & Dive Program. We are a year round facility that offers group and private lessons for children 6 months to adults. A love of the water and working with kids a must, experience in swimming or working with kids preferred, but not required. CPR/AED and First Aid certifications are required; Training and certifications are provided. We offer a flexible schedule and competitive pay.

If interested, please send your resume to

Background Checks Required

Due to the nature of our work we require background checks on our instructors. We are an official member of the National Recreation and Park Association's Operation TLC2 Making Communities Safe. This is a national initiative to advance the leadership role of parks and recreation in their effort to make their communities safer by implementing national guidelines for properly qualifying and credentialing volunteers. The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority adopted a policy for our work force that can be downloaded by clicking here. Before each season begins, our coaches, instructors, and other volunteers will undergo a background check and then be issued a name bade that will expire in a year.