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Recreation Special Events & Marketing Assistant

Part Time (with Retirement Benefits) - 29hrs per week, $14/hr

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Employee is responsible for assisting the full-time staff in the Special Events division of Burlington Recreation & Parks Department. This includes assisting with the marketing and promotions of events through social media and overseeing the accuracy of the website. In addition to marketing, support is provided by handling administrative tasks related to event planning and coordination.

Recreation Special Events Crew

Part Time - hours vary based on events - $8.50/hr

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Employee is responsible for assisting with the execution of events from set-up needs, to execution of event activities as well as event clean-up. Work includes physical labor and independence. Performs tasks associated with specific event set-up, execution and tear-down throughout the calendar year. Additional opportunities for pre-event assistance may be available prior to larger scale events.

Both positions necessitate availability to assist on majority of the dates listed below- (subject to change):


  • Burlington Christmas Parade (November 20th)
  • Holiday Magic (December 11th)
  • Christmas in the Park (December 18th)


  • St. Paddy’s Day Bash (March 18)
  • Spring Into North Park (April 9th)
  • 4th Fridays (May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23)
  • Carousel Festival (May 7th-8th)
  • July 3rd in the Park (July 3rd)
  • Downtown Scavenger Hunt Kick-Off (October 21st)
  • Dark in the Ballpark (October 29th)
  • Burlington Christmas Parade (November 19th)
  • Holiday Magic (December 10th)
  • Christmas in the Park (December 17th)