Summer Temporary/Seasonal Positions

Brainerd, Minnesota
Feb 21, 2019

City of Brainerd Recruitment Video

The City of Brainerd’s Parks and Recreation Department works year-round to offer various programs and activities as well as keeping the city’s parks in great shape for the residents of Brainerd and the surrounding communities.

Applications are being accepted for our summer seasonal programs and general maintenance positions. Following is a brief description of the positions:

Parks General Maintenance
Assists in maintaining the city’s park properties. Preference will be given to candidates who can begin work mid-to late April, can work weekends when needed, using light equipment, driving pickup trucks and trailers, using power tools, trade skills, and athletic/ball field maintenance. Minimum requirements are: must be 16 years of age or older; possess a valid driver’s license; good driving record; ability to work independently with limited supervision; able to lift 40 lbs. frequently; and ability to work outdoors
for a full 40-hour work week.

Parks Weekend Custodial Worker
Responsible for general custodial duties for various park facilities throughout the City of Brainerd. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning restrooms, building & shelter facilities daily on weekends to maintain a sanitary and healthy environment for users; restock cleaning/bathroom supplies at each facility; and trash and litter pickup at each facility. Minimum requirements are: must be 16 years of age or older; possess a valid driver’s license; good driving record; ability to work independently with limited
supervision; able to lift 50 lbs. frequently; and ability to work daily on weekends starting mid-May through mid-September.

Umpires – Adult Softball
Must be or get USA Softball certified. Usually works one to five evenings per week – Monday through Friday.

Umpires – Youth Baseball and Softball
Prefer certified umpires, but not required. Have openings for evenings and weekend tournaments.

Recreation Aides
Under direction of a supervisor, supports, assists, and coaches youth program activities.

Scorekeeper/Announcer (Tournaments Only)
Duties include keeping the score book for the games, using a microphone to effectively announce the games and updating the electronic scoreboard during games. Knowledge of baseball is important for this position. Tournaments are scheduled Friday through Sunday.

Concession Workers
Prepare food according to MN Health Department guidelines and sell food out of a concession stand. Must be willing to be trained on safe food handling procedures. Must have the ability to handle cash transactions accurately.

Pay rates vary based on the position being filled and the applicant’s experience. All positions are considered non-benefit earning positions since they are temporary in nature. All applicants selected will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check prior to employment.

APPLICATIONS: We encourage applicants to submit applications online at the City of Brainerd website. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled with first review occurring on March 8, 2019.

Or contact: Kris Schubert, HR Coordinator
City of Brainerd, 501 Laurel Street, Brainerd MN 56401
Phone: (218) 828-2307 Fax: (218) 828-2316


Pursuant to MN Statute, seasonal assignments are limited to 67 working days per calendar year or 100 working days per calendar year if the employees are under the age of 22, are full-time students enrolled in a nonprofit or public educational institution prior to being hired by the employer, and have indicated, either in an application for employment or by being enrolled at an educational institution for the next academic year or term, an intention to continue as students during or after their temporary employment.

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