Waller Mill Park to Resume Daily Schedule; $19/Hr. Part-Time Rate Yields 28 New Hires
Words and Images Courtesy City of Williamsburg
Williamsburg, VA – Starting Friday, July 1, 2022, Waller Mill Park will be open seven days a
Williamsburg Parks and Recreation first announced a reduction in the park’s operating hours in
October 2021 due to an ongoing shortage of part-time park employees, closing the park every
Tuesday. In May, the department reduced the hours further, closing Waller Mill Park on
Thursdays as well.
To address the staffing shortage, the City of Williamsburg raised its part-time hourly rate to
$19/hr., effective at the start of the fiscal year, July 1.
Upon the announcement of this wage increase, Williamsburg Parks and Recreation received
dozens of job applications for open positions at both Waller Mill Park and Quarterpath
Recreation Center. In the past few weeks, the department interviewed 56 candidates and has
hired 19 part-time employees for Waller Mill and nine for Quarterpath.
To apply for a job with the City of Williamsburg, visit williamsburgva.gov/jobs.