Personnel: Job Listings

South Kingstown Town Hall

180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1237 Fax: (401) 789-5280

Listed below are the current job openings for the Town of South Kingstown:

Preschool Teacher Aide

$9.50 per hour - Regular Part Time

The Parks and Recreation Department’s Stepping Stone Preschool Program has a nine (9) hour per week vacancy. In this position, the successful candidate will work in the 3 year old classroom on Wednesday afternoons 12:15 - 3:15pm and Fridays 8:30am to 3:15pm. Additional hours available on occasion.

Candidates should have an Associate degree or equivalent college coursework in early childhood or elementary education and one year of increasingly responsible related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful candidate must be able to obtain certification in CPR and Standard First Aid within 6 weeks of hiring. The position pays $9.50 per hour.

To apply, please submit a resume and application to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 or email by 4:30pm on September 4, 2014. Applications are available online at under job postings, or at Town Hall.


Library Aides (2)

$8.00 - Regular Part Time


The Town has 2 positions available at the Kingston Library Branch. One position works Wednesdays from 2:30pm-5:30pm and alternate Saturdays from 10am-5pm. The 2nd position works Tuesdays from 2:30pm-6pm and alternate Saturdays from 10am-5pm. Summer hours vary.

The duties include shelving library books and other materials, emptying the book drop, assisting at the circulation desk checking in/out materials, registering patrons for library cards, answering the telephone and various other clerical duties. The position pays $8.00 per hour.

To apply please submit a resume/application to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 or email: Job applications are available on our website:, or at Town Hall from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.


Animal Control Officer

$16.29 - Regular Part Time

The Town has a part time 8 hour per week position available in the Animal Control Division. The hours are Saturday and Sunday from 9am-1pm. This individual is responsible for patrolling the streets to locate stray animals; transports animals to the animal shelter; responds to all types of complaints concerning animal issues or violations; investigates violations and issues warnings/citations as needed; maintains log of activities; operates animal control van and is responsible for the cleaning of same; communicates by radio to dispatch; and may use firearm only under extreme caution.

The successful candidate must have considerable knowledge of the care and handling of dogs, cats and other small animals, including canine and feline disease, behavior and breed requirements/characteristics. You must be able to handle and manage aggressive and feral animals in a firm but humane manner.

Applicants should have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, several years of experience working with animals, and a valid driver’s license. This position pays $16.29 per hour.

To apply please submit an application/resume to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 by Thursday, August 21, 2014 or email Applications are available at Town Hall or on our website,, where you may obtain further information about this position under Personnel/job openings.


Recreation Aides/Per Diem

$8.00 - Per Diem

The South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department is seeking high energy and enthusiastic individuals who are 15 years of age or older to work various days September through May for School’s Out Days (vacation weeks, and other scheduled closure days) as well as special events such as Children’s Fall Festival, Pumpkin Launch, Book Swap, Basketball Tournament, holiday events any other event or program requested.

Qualified applicants will assist the Recreation Supervisor and other staff with school age children (ages 5 – 13) in executing games, crafts, and providing proper supervision both on field trips and during camp. Must be able to work a minimum of 5 hours each shift (program or camp), use considerable independent judgment under minimum supervision and be able to work with the general public during special events.

Individuals must be dependable and have the ability to work at different venues around Town. Those under the age of 16 years will be responsible for providing their working papers to the Town if hired. Hours vary and are based on each program. The rate of pay is $8 per hour and current CPR and First Aid certifications are desirable but not required.
To apply, please submit an application to: Personnel Administrator, Town of South Kingstown, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879, or email: Applications are available at the above address or online at: under the Personnel tab. Application deadline is August 29, 2014.

Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
180 High Street | Wakefield, RI 02879
Tel. (401) 789-9331 | Fax. (401) 789-5280

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