Public Health Advisory

Bend Park and Recreation District has modified operations due to COVID-19.

Parks and trails remain open with temporary use & social distancing rules.
Playgrounds, sport courts & skateparks closed.
All facilities closed:
including Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, Bend Senior Center, The Pavilion, Art Station, District Office and Park Services.
Spring & summer recreation programs adjusted.

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Seasonal Job Opportunities

In addition to our ongoing recruitment efforts, Bend Park & Recreation District has a number of seasonal positions available throughout the year, and we’re looking for enthusiastic people who enjoy working with youth or in an outdoor environment.

We offer competitive pay, flexible schedules and a facility/fitness pass.

Summer Jobs

Image of a Youth Swim Coach at Juniper in Bend, Oregon.We have the following opportunities available:

Aquatics – Apply Now!

Must be 16+ years old.

  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors

Customer Service – Coming soon! Complete a job interest card. 

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

PARK SERVICES – Coming soon! Complete a job interest card. 

  • Park Maintenance Workers (6 month season)

Youth Recreation Leaders – Coming soon! Complete a job interest card. 

  • Summer Camp
  • Days of Play
  • Therapeutic Recreation (must be 14+ years old)

Fall Jobs

Image of a Youth Recreation Specialist in an Outdoor Program in Bend, Oregon.The following opportunities are typically available in the fall:

Aquatics – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Lifeguard
  • Swim Instructor

Sports – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

Youth Recreation – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Facility Aides
  • Officials (Soccer & Football)

Winter Jobs

Image of Pavilion employees.The following opportunities are typically available in winter:

Customer Service – Complete a job interest card!

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

Youth Recreation & Sports – Complete a job interest card!

  • Basketball Officials
  • Facility Aides
  • Youth Recreation Leaders

For Recruitment and Application Questions:

Our District Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and we are located at 799 SW Columbia Street. Closed holidays.

Natalie Broadus-Beard
Recruiting Manager
Email Natalie Broadus-Beard

Bend Park & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer