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Before and Afterschool Program Staff
The Recreation Department is looking for energetic, self-motivated staff members for our AM and PM Recreation programs. AM Recreation takes place Monday-Friday, 7:30-8:45am and PM Recreation takes place Monday-Friday, 3:00-5:30pm. Both programs follow the Jamesville-DeWitt school district calendar. For more information contact the Recreation Office at (315) 446-3910 x 9 or, or send in your application by email or mail to:

Recreation Department
5400 Butternut Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057

General Employment Information 

Full-Time Permanent
The Recreation Department consists of several full time employees, as well as a number of part-time Recreation Attendants. All full-time positions in the Recreation Department are Onondaga County Civil Service positions having Open Competitive tested titles. Full-time openings are listed with Onondaga County Department of Personnel.  For information on openings call the Recreation Office at (315) 446-3910 x 9 or email

Throughout the year the Recreation Department has part-time openings. These vary with the season and are program specific. Call the Recreation Office at (315) 446-3910 x 9 or email for current part-time openings. 

Every summer the Recreation Department looks for creative, self-motivated employees to staff our summer Day Camp program. As many as 70 seasonal employees are hired each year. Starting in February, applications are available online or in the Recreation Office located in the DeWitt Town Hall. To apply for a summer job, submit your completed application packet to the Recreation Office then contact us at (315) 446-3910 x 9 to schedule an interview. Interviews are held from mid-February through April. 

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