Employment Opportunities

Full-Time Positions Available

-Human Resources Manager - Full-Time Position

Pelican Park Administration, Pay Range $55,000 - $70,000 

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for coordinating all administrative functions related to human resources management, employee development, and customer service to Recreation District #1 of St. Tammany Parish (the District) personnel. This includes hiring and interviewing staff; employee relations; training; administering pay, benefits, and leave; and enforcing company policies and procedures.

This is a full-time, salaried position and thus does not qualify for overtime. A competitive benefit package for health insurance, retirement, holidays, and vacation is included. Work is generally Monday – Friday, but may involve working evenings and weekends. Primary focus includes adhering to the District’s statutory responsibilities in providing quality recreation and outstanding facilities to our community.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field and three years of human resource experience; or any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to interact with staff and external partners (at all levels) in a professional manner, remaining flexible, proactive, and task-oriented.
  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of human resource management.
  • Understanding of dynamics of employee development and professional growth.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal labor laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word and Excel.

This description is not stating all-inclusive duties. For a full description of duties and qualifications, please fill out the below online application and/or email: KiaKnight@pelicanpark.com


-Labor & Maintenance - Full-Time Position

Pelican Park Facility Staff, Starting at $16.50/hour 

Recreation District #1/Pelican Park, which is a public agency, is seeking to fill openings for Labor Maintenance. This position offers 40 hrs. per week and does involve some overtime and weekend work. This position offers great benefits such as paid health /dental insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave. The starting salary is $16.50 per hour. This is an outdoor position that does include working in all weather conditions, such as rain, snow and heat.

Job Duties Include: 

  • Maintaining and prepping sports fields and facilities 
  • Mowing and weed eating
  • Picking up trash
  • Maintain green areas
  • Performing janitorial duties
  • Assist in repairs and preventative maintenance to facilities and fields
  • Assist in irrigation, sod repairs and small construction projects, etc.
  • Must be able to pass a physical, drug screen, background check, and capable of lifting 50 lbs.

This description is not stating all-inclusive duties. For a full description of duties and qualifications, please fill out the below online application and/or email: DougMcLemore@pelicanpark.com



Part-Time Positions Available


- Pelican Park Recreation Facility Staff, Starting at $16.50/hour

This staff works in the park in the evenings and on weekends preparing for practices and games, turning on lights, attending to restrooms, some field set up, meeting the public, answering questions and problem-solving.  This position works outside the majority of the time and requires the ability to be able to lift 50lbs.  Communicates with other staff and management on a two-way radio and takes public calls via phone.  It also requires the ability to communicate in written form.  Flexible hours.

- Castine Center Event Staff, Starting at $16.50/hour

The staff works in the Castine Center to maintain all areas of the facility in "show condition" at all times including before, during and after events. Duties include but are not limited to cleaning restrooms, removing trash from all areas of the building, cleaning and setting up tables and/or chairs, vacuuming, mopping and cleaning interior/exterior windows. Position requires the ability to lift 50lbs, communicate with other staff and management via two-way radio and communicate verbally with rental groups. This is a part-time position with the majority of scheduled hours on evenings and/or weekends.

- Concessions Staff, Starting at $10.00/hour

Concession Staff workers are responsible for selling concessions to spectators at a variety of sports and local events. Welcoming guests at the concession stand, taking orders for food or beverage, presenting prices, and options, processing cash payments, operating food preparation equipment, and maintaining the concession area so it is clean and sanitized.  


Please apply at the Pelican Park office, inside of the Castine Center at: 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville, LA.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm 

Recreation District No. 1 of St Tammany



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