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Now hiring lifeguards

Enjoy swimming and serving your community? Join BPRD’s aquatics team with training and a variety of shifts available.

Learn more about being a lifeguard.

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Applications for Current Job Opportunities

To apply for a position at Bend Park and Recreation District, click on the “Apply” button found in the open position’s webpage. You will find a list of current job opportunities here. Click any open position for that position’s detailed webpage.

Please note the district is no longer accepting paper applications.


If you are a veteran, please review and complete the Veterans’ Preference Form as needed.

Employment Eligibility

In accordance with the 1986 Immigration and Reform Act, proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required upon employment. Bend Park & Recreation District participates in E-Verify to verify identity and United States employment eligibility. For further information, please view the E-Verify document.

Share Your Interest in a Job

Are you interested in a particular job or jobs, but there aren’t any current openings for the position? You can let us know what jobs you are interested in. Simply email the HR Recruiting Team with your name, email, phone number and a list of the specific job(s) in the Job Descriptions you’re interested in and we will keep your contact information handy to contact you for future openings.

Reasonable Accommodation

The district complies with the American with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) laws in its employment process. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any reasonable accommodation you need in order to participate in the district’s employment-related activities. Please provide 48 hours notice to Bend Parks and Recreation District Human Resources Specialist at (541) 706-6132, or through the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) 7-1-1.

Internal Job Opportunities

Current district employees can find internal positions on the Internal Job Opportunities page or in Paylocity using the instructions below.

To apply for an internal opportunity, click here or follow these steps:
  • Login to Paylocity.
  • Open the navigation menu in the top-left corner and click on "Self-Service Portal."
  • Click on the "Career" drop-down menu.
  • Click on "Apply for Open Position" to be taken to the list of current opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer; therefore, non-job related characteristics such as disability, age, gender, gender identity, genetics, race, ethnic background, sexual orientation, and religion are not considerations in the hiring process.

For Recruitment and Application Questions:

Our District Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, closed on holidays.

BPRD Recruiting
Hiring questions? Call or email:
Anahi Juarez: (541) 706-6157
Sabrina Pinkerton: (541) 706-6139

Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The District is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  It is the District’s policy to employ, retain, promote, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence.

This policy shall be applied without regard to any individual’s gender, gender identity (individual’s actual gender identity, appearance, expression or behavior differs from that traditionally associated with the individual’s sex at birth, or is transitioning gender), sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, or physical or mental disability or which, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent the employee from adequately performing the essential functions of the position, or any other status protected by the law unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification.