Public Health Advisory

COVID-19 Operations & Requirements for Extreme Risk Level:
Parks and trails remain open.
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center and Bend Senior Center: Temporarily closed.
The Pavilion: Open for reservation-only public skating and registered programs.
The Art Station: Open for youth/childcare programs.
Other facilities/offices: Closed.
Most recreation programs canceled. Childcare and virtual classes continue.

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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, closed on holidays. Our office is currently closed to in-person visits so please call or email.

Natalie Broadus-Beard
Recruiting Specialist
Email Natalie Broadus-Beard

Bend Park & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.