The Department of Parks and Recreation will begin accepting Summer Youth Employment Applications for LIFEGUARDS. Applications can be picked up and submitted to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 330 Ford St., Room #4. Deadline for applications is April 14, 2017.
Lifeguards may live outside of the city limits and within the Enlarged Ogdensburg City School District, but preference will be given per Ogdensburg Municipal Code § AR-6.1. Seasonal employees that states:
A. Hiring preference. The following preference ranking will be assigned for the hiring of seasonal or temporary student employees by departments within the City of Ogdensburg. [Amended 9-9-2013 by Ord. No. 14-2013]
(1) First hiring preference: City of Ogdensburg residents.
(a) College students first (maximum four years of employment with the City as a college student); then
(b) High school students over 16 years of age (maximum of two years of employment with the City as a high school student).
(2) Second hiring preference: employees with previous satisfactory employment experience with the City of Ogdensburg in the area that they are being considered for.
(3) Third hiring preference: where necessary skills, education or certification (for example, lifesaving) is not available through the first or second preference categories, then department heads are permitted to hire temporary employees residing within the Enlarged Ogdensburg City School District. Should a qualified employee not be found within the school district, department heads are free to hire from within St. Lawrence County.