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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Employment / Internships

  • Apply Now! Summer Recreation Positions

  • Park Maintenance

  • Recreation Intern

  • Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

  • Summer Playground Coordinator

  • Summer Camp Counselor

  • Instructor

This is the main employment opportunities page for Portland Parks & Recreation.

Please check here often for interviewing opportunities, job fairs, and job openings.

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. PP&R encourages candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates who can fluently speak languages other than English, to include that information in your resume.

NOW HIRING! - Recreation Employment Opportunities for Summer 2015

  • Permanent Employment - all permanent job openings are listed here and are updated weekly.
  • Seasonal Jobs - check here for all seasonal jobs, especially summer positions.
  • Internships - gain work experience with Portland Parks & Recreation


Seasonal Jobs

Aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction & park rangers

Permanent Employment

City of Portland job openings