Reminder: Check Schedules or Email Prior to Activity

BPRD is experiencing difficulties with staffing which is causing some temporary cancellations of activities.

Drop-in Fitness, Swimming and Ice Skating:
Check online schedules prior to attending.

Registration Programs and Sports Leagues:
Check your email inbox prior to attending.
If a program is canceled, a cancellation email will be sent.

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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.

Winter Jobs

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

Customer Service – Apply Now!

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

Youth Recreation & Sports  – Apply Now!

  • Basketball Officials
  • Facility Aides
  • Skate Instructors
  • Skate Monitors
  • Youth Recreation Leaders

Spring Jobs

Image of a landscaping worker with Bend Park and Recreation District's park maintenance team. We have the following opportunities available:

Park Services – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Landscaping/Park Maintenance Workers (6 month season)
  • Natural Resources Maintenance Workers (6 month season)

Summer Jobs

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

Aquatics – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors

Customer Service – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

Park Services – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Park Maintenance Workers (6 month season)

Youth Recreation Leaders – Complete a job interest card! 

  • Summer Camp
  • Days of Play
  • Therapeutic Recreation

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)

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:
John Batacan-Wilson: (541) 706-6142
Sabrina Pinkerton: (541) 706-6139
Email BPRD Recruiting

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.