Parks and Recreation

The Dilboy Stadium Laborer is responsible for the oversight of recreational activities at the Dilboy Stadium facility. This includes activities for children, adults, seniors, and other special citizens of Somerville. Performs all related duties. Works with various populations of the Somerville community in connecting them to the appropriate resources.  Works independently and is responsible for overseeing activities. Includes setting up and cleaning up at facilities after use for special events, including weekends, holidays, and evenings.  Works collaboratively with Parks & Recreation team in providing quality programing.



 High school diploma or any equivalent of education.

 Training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 Must have knowledge of various recreational modalities. 

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems effectively; ability to communicate clearly orally; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with employees, officials and members of the general public.

 Skill: Excellent organizational skills. 

Work Environment                                                                                  

The work environment involves everyday discomforts typical of offices, with frequent exposure to elements.  Noise or physical surroundings may be distracting, but conditions are generally not unpleasant.  Work requires some agility and physical strength, such as moving in or about ice rink, standing or walking for some of the work period.  Occasionally, work may require lifting heavy objects and carrying them.  There may be need to stretch and reach to retrieve materials.  The work may require extended physical effort over a significant portion of the work day.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position’s essential functions.

Physical Skills

Minimal physical demands are required to perform the work. Work effort principally involves standing to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of stooping, walking, and sitting. Work requires some agility such as moving in or about athletic facilities, or over rough terrain. There may also be some occasional lifting of objects such as recreational equipment, office equipment or photocopy paper (up to 30lbs.).

Motor Skills

Duties are both mental and physical; the job may occasionally require motor skills for activities such as moving objects, interacting in recreational activities, operating a telephone.

Visual Skills

Visual demands require constantly reading documents for general understanding and analytical purposes.

Application Procedure: 

This position will remain open until filled. Send your resume and cover letter to :

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: [email protected]

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the Personnel Office or email [email protected]

19 hours or less per week
$17.00 per hour
Application Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2021