Temporary/Seasonal Positions

Park Operations

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

Additional Positions

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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Attractions Attendant

We are looking for team members who are passionate about providing a great experience for our Riverfront Park visitors!Performs daily operation and cashiering of Riverfront Spokane attractions which may include but are not limited to:SkyrideCarrouselIce RibbonParking LotSkate RentalOther amusement rides

This position pays $14.19 per Hour

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, June 13, 2021.

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Day Camp Counselor

LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?Therapeutic Recreation Services is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who love working with children and adults with disabilities!The Day Camp Activity Leader assists in the preparation and operation of Funshine Day Camp in providing supervision of recreational activities for children/adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities at Shadle Park and various field trip locations.Dates:Training: June 15 - 25 (Times/Days TBD). Required training includes one week (16 hours) as determined by the Director.During camp: June 28 - August 13 (with July 5-9 off). The Activity Leader will work, over 6 weeks, 6 hours per day (subject to change depending on program needs). Monday - Friday hours are variable according to the position.Additional hours may be available for leading other TRS programs and events.

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Monday, May 10, 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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Grounds Caretaker

GET PAID TO MAINTAIN BEAUTIFUL SPACES!The City of Spokane is hiring temp seasonal Grounds CaretakersThe Grounds Caretaker is responsible for watering, cleanliness, and general upkeep of green spaces and hardscapes. Work is conducted at one community park and services nearby neighborhood parks and rights-of-way.The Grounds Caretaker has the option of working at Manito Park or at other City parks with the Park Operations Department.

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Thursday, July 15, 2021.

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Irrigation Laborer

Join the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department as aTemp SeasonalIrrigation LaborerThe Irrigation Laborer assists in the maintenance, repair, and installation of sprinkler systems, as well as other general park maintenance. Work is conducted throughout the city in parks and rights-of-way. Employee will work as part of a crew of Irrigation Specialists.The season typically runs April through October. Standard hours are between 6:00 am to 2:30, M-F.

This position pays $16.50 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Outdoor Program Shuttle Staff

JOIN OUR SUMMER STAFF!Spend the summer in a natural and beautiful environment!This individual will be responsible for being one of two staff who operate the Little Spokane River Shuttle Service. This position requires loading and unloading personal water craft (canoe, kayak, or SUP) onto a trailer, and transporting shuttle riders from the Nine Mile take-out to the Saint George’s put-in.Part-time : Hours vary, weekends and holidays

Pay depends on qualifications.

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

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Planning Assistant

Nature of Work:This position will support community engagement, develop and maintain a public comment classification system, develop engagement materials to support the adoption process of the Housing Action Plan and potentially for other land use and transportation planning projects. The position will work closely with the current project manager and report to the Principal Planner.Project Description:The Housing Action Plan, funded in part by a grant from Washington Department of Commerce, will provide a strategic approach to address current and future housing needs of the Spokane community. When completed, it will provide a coordinated vision that supports more people being able to find a home that meets their needs with access to opportunities, services and amenities. This process builds upon previous community discussions and initiatives around infill development, housing quality, affordable housing funding, and involves extensive public outreach and stakeholder engagement.The Planning Services Department is also working on a number of land use and transportation planning projects that will require staff support following the completion of the Housing Action Plan.This position will be staffed virtually; however, you will be required to periodically work in the Spokane area for in-person meetings as needed and as permitted by state and local health and safety policies.

This position pays $20.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, May 9, 2021.

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Riverfront Spokane Events Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiasticEVENT ASSISTANTto join our team!If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to learn the ins and outs of event planning and execution at the our city's treasure, Riverfront Park, we would like to learn more about you!

This position pays $15.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

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Scale House Attendant

JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL DEPARTMENT AND TURN WASTE TO ENERGY!The City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal Department is looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our city.

This position pays $14.19 per Hour

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Saturday, July 31, 2021.

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Sports Complex Field Maintenance Worker

SPORTS COMPLEX FIELD MAINTENANCE WORKERDwight Merkel Sports ComplexA fun and sometimes fast-paced (especially during tournaments,) outdoor job maintaining the Sports Facility Grounds and Building.Hours: 6:00am - 2:30 PM, five days a week. Start times may vary on the weekends depending on scheduled events.Hours will average 40 hours a week with an opportunity for overtime hours during events and tournaments.Season is typically March through October - *Start date is as soon as possible

This position pays $14.70 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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Streets Laborer

JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY STREET DEPARTMENT AND KEEP OUR CITY MOVING!The City of Spokane Street Department is looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our city.(season is typically May through October).The employee in this position will be responsible for performing semi-skilled manual work. Seasonal workers are utilized in various Streets departments. Duties are routine requiring some independent judgment in making minor decisions. Duties require considerable physical activity, heavy lifting and are performed under hazardous or adverse weather conditions.Our Maintenance temp-seasonal employees will work four, 10-hour days typically Mon-Thu or Tue-Fri.Our Signs and Marker temp-seasonal employees will work 9-hour days Mon-Fri and have every other Friday off.

This position pays $16.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Summer Camp Counselor

GET PAID TO PLAY!The City of Spokane Parks and Recreation department is hiringSumer Day Camp Counselors!The Summer Camp Counselor works under the supervision of the Summer Camp Director and is responsible for the overall supervision of camp participants, providing them with a healthy, safe, and enjoyable camp environment and experience. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for working with and empowering young people. They also should be patient, fun-loving, and confident in their ability to motivate and assist campers.Locations:Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, 5701 N. Assembly S.Comstock Park, 600 W. 29th Ave.Training:Training will be from 9 am to 12 pm from June 14 - June 18ScheduleJune 21, 2021 - August 13, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm20-40 hours per week

This position pays $14.00 per Hour

Accepting applications until 5:00 PM Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Temp Seasonal – Maintenance Team Member

Join the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department as aMaintenance Team MemberThe Maintenance Team Member is responsible for cleanliness and general upkeep of facilities, green spaces and hardscapes as assigned.Position is stationed at Riverfront Park.

This position pays $14.50 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Temp Seasonal Custodian (Manito)

Join the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department as aTemp Seasonal Custodian at Manito ParkPerforms various custodial tasks at Manito Park for City of Spokane Park Operations Department. The seasonal position typically runs May through October. This position typically works weekend nights, however more hours may be available.

This position pays $15.50 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Waste to Energy Site Attendant

The City of Spokane, (WTE) Transfer Station invites applicants to apply for the position of Temporary Seasonal Site Attendant!The Waste to Energy (WTE) Transfer Station provides clean and convenient, one-stop drop locations for yard waste, food waste, trash, recycling, and household hazardous waste.

This position pays $14.19 per Hour

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Water Department

JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY WATER DEPARTMENT AND KEEP OUR CITY FLOWING!The City of Spokane Water Department is looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our city.(season is typically April through November).This is a Temporary/Seasonal position that will work up to 40 hours per week and typically last for 6 months in duration. This work is heavy in nature, performed in varying weather conditions, and requires normal attention to prevent errors.

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)