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The Urban League of Greater Hartford will host its 23rd Employment Expo & Career Fair on Wednesday, May 31, from noon to 3 p.m. at the YG Club of Dunkin' Park.

The free event features interview preparation, a photographer taking professional headshots, entrepreneurial support, and workshops on employability skills training and professional development, resume writing and critique, mock interviews experiences via Virtual Reality headsets, and men’s suits and accessories for job seekers. Many of the businesses and organizations represented at the Expo work with the Urban League of Greater Hartford throughout the year.

Companies interested in hosting an employee opportunity table, exhibiting, or in sponsorship opportunities should contact the ULGH Workforce team at 860-527-0147 ext. 161 or email events@ulgh.org.

Advance registration is suggested but not required. Walk-ins are welcome. To register in advance, head to this website or call the ULGH’s Workforce team at 860-527-0147 ext. 161.


Six Flags New England is hiring over 3,000 part-time and seasonal employees for the 2023 season. 

 All interested candidates are encouraged to visit sixflags.com/jobs to apply and complete interview questions remotely. The Rapid Hiring Program offers convenience, speed, efficiency and flexibility for those wanting to apply and interview from the comfort of their home (or mobile device).


The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is searching for seasonal staff for 2023.

There are dozens of lifeguard positions across eight locations, both at inland and shoreline parks. Pay starts at $20 per hour.

Open tryouts to become a lifeguard will take place Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m. Southern Connecticut State University. Sign up here.

The deadline to apply to be a lifeguard is May 11. Apply here.

There are other seasonal positions available through DEEP. Positions working outdoors encompass scientific research, conservation, forestry, outdoor recreation, and law enforcement. Hourly rates range from $15 to $19 an hour. More information can be found here.


For its 177th season, Lake Compounce is looking to hire over 1,000 employees for all positions including lifeguards, rides, food and beverage and more.

The amusement park is accepting candidates ages 16 and up, and those hired can earn up to $18 per hour and enjoy perks like free park tickets and flexible hours.

Apply online here. Opening Day for the season is Saturday, April 29.


Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury is hiring for 300 positions for the 2023 season.

Available positions include ride operators, lifeguards, customer service representatives, food service, retail sales and several other positions.

The park provides lifeguard training and certification for its personnel.

Employee perks include flexible schedules, in-park discounts and 20% off tuition at Post University.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Applications can be filled out and submitted in-person Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interviews on the spot should be expected.

Applicants can also email an application to george3@quassy.com.

Opening day for the park is Saturday, April 29, and the waterpark will open for the season on Saturday, May 27 for Memorial Day weekend.


The Parks and Recreation department in East Hartford is now accepting applications for its summer 2023 positions.

Positions include:

Lifeguard - Must be at least 15 years old and have current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding OR be able to successfully complete a course before the start of the summer season.

Camp Counselor - Must be at least 16 years old. Responsible for planning and leading activities for children in a group setting while supervising them.

Park Ranger - Must be at least 18 years old. Tasks include opening and securing facilities, supervising facilities during events and rentals, enforce policies.

For more information and to apply, click here.


The New Britain Parks and Recreation and Community Services Department is hiring around 300 season and part-time workers for the summer season.

Positions are available in aquatics, golf, recreation, and summer camps.


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