Temporary/Seasonal Positions

Park Operations

Park Operations Grounds and Facility Maintenance Positions
Assistant Irrigation Technician
Custodial Rover
Grounds Rover

Additional Positions

Aquatic Facility Manager

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Responsibilities include supervision of overall operation, including all programs at one of six City Aquatic Centers. This includes: training, assigning, supervising, assist in scheduling and evaluating staff; ensuring safety of staff, participants, and patrons. Ensuring that custodial and maintenance duties are performed properly and frequently enough to achieve sanitary and pleasing conditions at the facility; seeing that facility and equipment function properly and is in good repair through staff efforts and work order requests; completing and maintaining daily records and weekly reports, and other paperwork as required; ensuring that the public is handled effectively and with consideration using good public relations skills. This position has ultimate responsibility for ensuring that all facility operations are conducted in a safe and healthful manner. Schedule flexibility granted as needed by Aquatics Supervisor.Desired skills include:Have excellent communication skills [ability to answer phones, and speak with public] and decision-making skillsThorough knowledge and application of facility characteristics and lifeguarding techniques as well as pool mechanical operations.Ability to work as a team member while encompassing supervisory responsibilitiesFamiliar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and computersAbility to maintain composure and delegate duties in high stress situationsKnowledge of American Red Cross and other aquatic related programmingPart-time up to 40 hours per week. Seasontypically runs June through August, with training beginning mid-May.

This position pays $17.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Aide

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Under the direction and supervision of the Aquatic Facility Manager, provide supervision at the entrance of the aquatic facility and waterslide area in maintaining operations by following Standard Operating Procedures including keeping equipment and facility operational, clean, and organized. Assist guests by providing information.Part-time up to 40 hours per week. Season typically runs June through August.

This position pays $13.69 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Assistant Facility Manager

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Responsibilities include supervision of overall operation, including all programs at one of six City Aquatic Centers. This includes: training, assigning, supervising, assist in scheduling and evaluating staff; ensuring safety of staff, participants, and patrons. Ensuring that custodial and maintenance duties are performed properly and frequently enough to achieve sanitary and pleasing conditions at the facility; seeing that facility and equipment function properly and is in good repair through staff efforts and work order requests; completing and maintaining daily records and weekly reports, and other paperwork as required; ensuring that the public is handled effectively and with consideration using good public relations skills. This position has ultimate responsibility for ensuring that all facility operations are conducted in a safe and healthful manner. Schedule flexibility granted as needed by Aquatics Supervisor.COMPETENCIESHave excellent communication skills [ability to answer phones, and speak with public] and decision-making skillsThorough knowledge and application of facility characteristics and lifeguarding techniques as well as pool mechanical operations.Ability to work as a team member while encompassing supervisory responsibilitiesFamiliar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and computersAbility to maintain composure and delegate duties in high stress situationsKnowledge of American Red Cross and other aquatic related programmingPart-time, up to 40 hours per week.Season typically runs June through August, with training beginning mid-May.

This position pays $16.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Assistant Swim Coach

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Assistant to the Head swim coach for the City of Spokane Aqua ducks swim team. Position runs from mid-June to mid-August including evening swim meets. Work schedules will vary between early mornings to midafternoon between Comstock, Shadle, and Witter Aquatics center. Duties include but are not limited to the supervision of all swim team participants, developing seasonal goals, workouts, hosting swim meets, data entering with Meet Manager. This position will also assist with any maintenance and custodial duties along with keeping records and reports.Desired skills include:Ability to work individually and as a team memberInterest and ability to work with children and have the ability to work with swimmers of all levelsHave excellent communication skills [ability to answer phones, and speak with public] and decision-making skillsThorough knowledge and application of facility rules and policiesExperience with computers and using HY-Tek Meet Manager software preferredPart-time 10 - 20 hours per week

This position pays $14.90 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Facility Maintenance Worker

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Performs a variety of tasks for the City's pool maintenance program; ensures aquatics facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition; serves as first level responder for pool service related issues; maintains aquatics buildings and grounds; and performs related work as required.

This position pays $17.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 8:00 AM Friday, March 26, 2021.

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Aquatics Head Lifeguard

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Will serve as a lifeguard, primarily responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to all emergencies. Under close supervision of the Aquatics Facility Managers, assist in mentoring, training, and supporting lifeguards. Partakes in management meetings, staff trainings, testing pool chemicals and carrying out additional duties as assigned by supervisors. Ensures that lifeguarding certification is current and that all lifeguards are fully competent in performing water rescue procedures and coordinates in ensuring safety of patrons in and around the pools while monitoring swimmers and enforcing all safety rules.Desired skills include:Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and proceduresDemonstrates a desire to mentor and train fellow staff to achieve a high standard of professionalism and safetyAbility to adapt to changing circumstances, and flexible enough to make accommodations for unforeseen eventsHave excellent communication skills, decision-making skills, and a confident ability to speak with the public and provide good customer service.Willingness to build effective and supportive working relationships with staff and pool patronsA background is aquatic programs such as swim lessons is encouragedPart-time up to 40 hours per week. Season typically runs June through August, with training beginning mid-May.

This position pays $15.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Lifeguard

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Lifeguards must recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations. Enforce all facility rules and regulations. Inspect facility on a regular basis and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to pool management. Complete records and reports. Participate in regular in-service trainings. Maintain appropriate fitness level. Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.Desired skills include:Have excellent communication skills, decision-making skills, confidently speak with the public and answer phonesThorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniquesAn understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and proceduresPart-time up to 40 hours per week. Season typically runs June through August.

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Aquatics Swim Instructor

FIND WORK THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!The City of Spokane's Aquatics Program seeks friendly and motivated team members looking for a fun way to serve the community!Responsibilities include providing quality swimming instruction at various skill levels following and adhering to ARC "Learn to Swim" program; provide proper supervision; assisting with swim lesson registration procedures; completing paperwork for registration and class records in a timely and accurate manner. WSI are responsible for assisting with routine pool maintenance and custodial duties and other tasks as assigned by supervisors. Work schedules will vary. Reports to Facility Managers; Aquatic Supervisory Staff.Desired skills include:Have excellent communication skills [ability to answer phones, and speak with public] and decision-making skillsThorough knowledge and application of teaching styles in coordination with ARC Standards.An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and proceduresPart-time up to 40 hours per week. Season typically runs June through August.

This position pays $14.90 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Athletic Leagues Site Lead

Looking for an Athletic Leagues Site Lead to supervise the activities occurring at the work site assigned for that shift. Athletic League Site Leads are required to provide a high level of customer service, and professionalism for players, spectators, officials and other staff.Approx. 4 - 20 hours a week, based on availability. Season is typically March through November.

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Camp Counselor Outdoor Adventure Camp

JOIN OUR SUMMER STAFF!Are you ready to spend the summer working with youth in a beautiful environment?The Camp Counselor will lead and assist on-site activities in a variety of outdoor settings for youth and teens during week long summer day camps. This individual will be responsible for conducting programs on-site, interacting with the public, managing camp participants and representing the agency in a positive manner. Activities include kayaking, canoeing, hiking, biking, paddle boarding, rafting and team building.Part-time : up to 40+ hours per week, Monday-Friday

Pay depends on qualifications.

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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Facilities Custodian/Rover

Join the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department as aFacilities Custodian/RoverPerforms various custodial tasks for the City of Spokane Park Operations Department.The seasonal position typically runs May through October. Hours of work are 6:00 am - 2:30 pm, five days a week, to include weekends and holidays.

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Golf Maintenance Worker – Temp Seasonal

BE A PART OF SPOKANE'S GOLF EXCELLENCE!City of Spokane golf courses are looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of a great team, contributing to an amazing golf experience!(season is typically March through October)The Golf Maintenance Worker performs semi-skilled maintenance and operation activities related to City of Spokane golf courses. Duties are routine. Tasks include assigned laborer work outdoors.Employee works under general supervision utilizing standard procedures. Work is repetitive in nature, and once learned, is expected to be performed with less supervision. Follows established procedures and refers unusual cases to the supervisor.Must be willing to work weekends and early mornings.

Pay depends on qualifications.

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Outdoor Program Trip Leader

GET PAID SHARING YOUR LOVE FOR THE OUTDOORS!We are looking for a outdoor enthusiasts to lead adventures in nature!This individual will be responsible for conducting programs on-site, interacting with the public, and representing the agency in a positive manner. Trip Leaders will conduct trips with another staff member or volunteer. Activities conducted in a variety of outdoor settings for all ages and abilities including youth, teenagers, adults and families.Schedule and hours do vary. Programs may operate 7 days a week and on holidays; long hours are sometimes required.Part-time : Hours vary on evenings, weekends and holidays

Pay depends on qualifications.

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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Sports Facility Grounds Maintenance Worker

Join the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department as a Sports Facility Grounds Maintenance Worker at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.This job is perfect for college students. Former student employees often comment, "A great job to have while going to school." This is an annual 9 month seasonal positionHours and days vary between play season and off season. Mandatory 13 week layoff for months of December - February.

This position pays $14.50 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Sports Officials (Flag Football Referees and Softball Umpires)

Looking for Sports Officials to officiate assigned games for league and tournament play. Must be able to make instantaneous decisions on rules of play set forth by Spokane Parks and Recreation. Approximately 2.5 - 20 hours a week, based on availability. Season is typically March through November.

This position pays $15.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Related Documents

City Temporary Seasonal Employment Application (PDF 287 KB)