Public Health Advisory

COVID-19 Operations for High/Orange Risk Level:
Parks and trails remain open.
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center: Open – swim reservations needed. Dry fitness activities temporarily closed.
Larkspur Community Center: Open – reservation only. Senior social activities closed.
The Pavilion: Closed for ice season. Roller begins April 12.
The Art Station: Open – registration needed.
Other facilities/offices: Closed.
Recreation programs offered.
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!

  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors

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

  • Concessionaires
  • Specialists

Park Services – Apply Now!

  • Park Maintenance Workers (6 month season)

Youth Recreation Leaders – Apply Now!

  • 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)

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.