Summer Jobs with SYLS

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline to apply for Summer 2020 employment was March 27, 2020. We are no longer accepting applications for this summer. Please check this page late January, early February, 2021 for information about Summer 2021.

COVID-19 Update

Our second 2020 Summer Jobs Open House, scheduled for March 12, was canceled along with other programs and gatherings in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Livingston takes prevention recommendations seriously and considers the health and safety of residents first and foremost. In addition, such events are now prohibited under Governor Murphy’s March 21, 2020 order.

We have openings for the following positions:

  • Camp Counselors
  • Lead Counselors
  • Counselors in Training (volunteer positions for rising 9th graders)
  • Camp Maintenance Workers
  • Snack Bar Attendants

Application Process

To apply for one of the positions listed above, send an email to with your completed Employment Application (PDF) and a photo/scan of your student ID as attachments. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Note: To complete the application electronically, download and save the PDF first. Then open it, fill it out, and save your changes. Tip: Always include your name in the document title of an application attachment.

Applications Due: Watch for  information in January 2021

If you are selected for an interview, you will receive a phone call. If you don’t receive a phone call, we thank you for your interest and hope that you will apply again for next summer.

Forms and Flyers

More Information

Age Requirements

Pool employees (lifeguards and snack bar attendants) must be at least 15 years old by May 1, 2021.

Camp employees must be entering 10th grade. Counselors in Training must be entering 9th grade.

All minors under the age of 18 who work in New Jersey must have an employment certificate – also called “working papers.” The required form will be available at the Open House. More information: Employment Certificates (State of New Jersey)

Availability Requirements

All camp staff will be required to work the full SIX weeks! Vacation days will not be granted. Excused absences may be granted such as: college orientation and/or doctor’s appointment. Proper paperwork is required for these requests with approval from Camp Director.

Snack Bar: Some weekend availability required.

Lifeguards must be available to work every weekend during the pool season. Adherence to the attendance policy in the lifeguard handbook is required, including giving required notice for absences.