City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 011823-3
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine to Host Job Fairs for Recreation Positions This February
Jane Grobaty
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine

Photo of job fair participants standing next to information booth staffed by Parks and Rec leaders

Long Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will host job fairs on Saturday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 25, where PRM staff will share information on current and upcoming job openings for Recreation Program Leaders.

“This job fair is a great opportunity for those seeking employment to meet our Parks Department staff and leadership and learn more about our Recreation Programs,” said Mayor Rex Richardson. “This is just one of many employment opportunities offered across our City departments.”

The job fairs will include information on a wide range of PRM programs that are currently hiring or will start hiring soon within the Community Recreation Services Bureau. These programs include Day Camps, Youth Sports, Older Adults, Teens, Mobile Recreation and Virtual Recreation. Applicants can view information about the positions and complete an application prior to the event on the PRM Job Opportunities webpage. Applications will also be available at the job fairs. Those interested in job opportunities are encouraged to come by and meet PRM supervisors and staff and learn what a day in the life of a Long Beach Recreation Leader is like. 

Job fairs will take place:

  • Saturday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Houghton Park (6301 Myrtle Ave.)
  • Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., McBride Park (1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.)

For additional information about the PRM Job Fair visit or call 562.570.3150.

About the City of Long Beach 
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health and Human Services; Parks, Recreation and Marine; Development Services; Public Works and more. The City also has a highly respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, 12 libraries, five golf courses, 169 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths and a Bike Share program. 

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About the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) is recognized for excellence in management practices and programs, having received the National Parks and Recreation Association Gold Medal Award four times. PRM provides leisure programs and services to residents and visitors, which improve quality of life in Long Beach. PRM maintains 169 parks with 26 community centers, 320 acres of open space, and 6.1 miles of beaches; implements the City's Open Space Plan, provides recreational opportunities to meet diverse community needs, maintains public marinas, and provides for public safety and the humane treatment of animals.