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Most of the seasonal positions available are in the Parks, Public Safety and Recreation Department.
• Recreation Aides
• Water Safety Instructors
• Park Attendants
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Yes. You must be 16 years of age as of 12/31/23, and if appointed and under the age of 18, you must provide the age appropriate working papers to be in compliance with NYS Labor Laws.
Paper applications are no longer accepted. To apply online for a seasonal position with the TOS please visit the TOS’s website and click on the Seasonal Job Opportunities tab located in the Personnel Department, listed under the Departments tab on the Main Page.
Click on the Seasonal Job Opportunities tab to view a brief description of the positions that are currently available. Click on the position that you are interested in and begin the online application process.
No. The department will contact you directly if they want to re-hire you for the upcoming season.
The application has several required fields. Please review the application and make sure that the required fields are populated. If they are not, then the application will not be accepted and an error message will be displayed.
Once the application has been completed and the submit button has been selected, you will receive a message indicating that the application has been successfully submitted.
You will receive a confirmation email.
All seasonal applications are reviewed by the Personnel Department and then forwarded to the appropriate department based upon the information provided by the applicant (i.e. position requested, experience, etc.). That department will then contact you if they are interested in interviewing you. Please note that the Town of Smithtown receives over 700 seasonal applications each year; unfortunately, not everyone who applies will be hired. If you are not contacted by mid-June please assume that all seasonal positions have been filled. We invite you to apply again next year.
You will be contacted by the department, to which you had applied, either by phone or through the email that you supplied on the application. Please monitor your email on a regular basis to avoid missing information about being hired.
Yes. You must complete the online application.