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Lewiston Recreation accepting applications for part-time workers

by niagarau
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am

The Town of Lewiston Recreation Department is now accepting applications for part-time seasonal work.

Recreation Director Mike Dashineau reports that Lewiston Recreation is hiring recreation leaders for its eight-week summer day programs. Applicants are responsible for the execution of summer camp programs in arts and crafts, children's activities and sports. Applicants must be Lewiston residents over the age of 18 and have a valid driver's license with access to a vehicle during working hours.

Candidates must have demonstrated skill with organizing youth games and activities and exhibit versatility working with children with diverse interests. Many applicants have a desire to enter into professions centered around public service or education. Applicants must be able to pass a physical and drug test, and must complete a town-provided First Aid and CPR course as well as up to eight hours of training. Compensation for this position is $8.50 to $10 per hour based on experience.

Lewiston Recreation is also hiring program laborers for its summer baseball and softball programs. Applicants are responsible for the setup and upkeep of Lewiston's athletic fields. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends, particularly during the busy baseball and softball tournament weekends in June, July and early August. Experience with garden tools and small engine equipment, like mowers, is necessary, as is a strong work ethic. Training on field maintenance will be provided. Candidates must also be able to lift 50 pounds, as application of drying agents is mandatory.

All applicants should apply at Lewiston Town Hall, 1375 Ridge Road, Lewiston. Open interviews are now under way. For more information, contact Dashineau at 754-8213, ext. 254.

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