Bend Park and Rec District set to hold hiring event on Thursday

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — With busy seasons ahead and recreational activities on the rise, Bend Park and Recreation District is hosting a hiring event and inviting potential team members to learn more about job opportunities. employment available in district recreation programs, custodial and landscaping teams.

The hiring event is Thursday, March 3 from 4-7 p.m. at the Bend Park & ​​Recreation District office at 799 SW Columbia Street in Bend. At the hiring event, attendees can learn about positions, complete applications, and participate in on-site interviews. The BPRD plans to advertise jobs on site.

Dozens of new positions have been added for this spring and beyond. This pre-season event features many park service positions for the critical behind-the-scenes work of custodial teams, facilities and landscaping.

To streamline event attendance, attendees are encouraged to complete the One-Minute Hiring Event Interest Form at to indicate their interest in employment.

Featured park service openings include:

  • Landscaper – full time, seasonal
  • Natural resources – full time, seasonal
  • Facilities Specialist – Full Time
  • Caretaker – full time and part time
  • Fleet Technician – Full Time

Other openings include:

  • Lifeguard – full time and part time
  • Swimming instructor – part time
  • Recreation animator for young people – part-time, extracurricular and summer camps

“We are looking for individuals who are ready and willing to support our community’s play at parks, trails, programs and recreation centers,” said BPRD Human Resources Specialist John Batacan-Wilson. “Park Services positions are so important to our operations. If you enjoy seeing the instant results of your work, maintaining and repairing equipment, being outdoors, or any combination of these, we’d love to connect with you about working at BPRD.

Positions offer a variety of benefits, which may include paid time off, recreation facility passes, and recreation program enrollment discounts. Work hours vary and multiple shifts are available. Some positions are available for 15 years and over; other positions are available for those 18 and older.

View the positions at:

Bend Park and Recreation District is an equal opportunity employer.

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