The Jerseyville Parks & Recreation Department is taking applications and hiring staff for the department's spring and summer programs.  The department is looking to fill many positions in several different areas.  Some of the earliest need will be for umpires, as the baseball and softball season begins in mid-April.

Park & Recreation Director Angela Sullivan tells The Big Z their busy season is right around the corner.

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The pool will be opening at the end of May, and a variety of positions will be needed to be filled there, including concession attendants, front desk attendants, lifeguards and maintenance aids.   Park maintenance positions are also being filled.  For more information, call 498-2222 or click on the link at this story at