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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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2018 Summer Recreation Employment

Thank you for your interest in PP&R Summer Employment.
We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2018.

Printable Application   |   Apply Online

You are Invited to our Summer Recreation Employment Information Sessions!
Portland Parks & Recreation would like to invite all perspective applicants to learn about the summer employment process and Summer Recreation Program. We will be holding 3 optional information sessions where applicants can learn about the various programs, community centers and sites, and available staff positions for this coming Summer season.

Information Session
Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM
Matt Dishman Community Center, 77 NE Knot Street, Portland, OR 97212

Information Session
Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM
Mt. Scott Community Center, 5530 SE 72nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97206

Information Session
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM
Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N Foss Avenue, Portland, OR 97217

Please arrive on time to find parking and find a seat. Attendance at an information session is not required but highly encouraged. If you have any questions you may contact the citywide recreation team at

Are you currently working for PP&R?

Returning applicants who wish to continue working at the same community center, should complete and submit a Returning Staff Application.

Please refer to the PP&R Job Board for ongoing job opportunities.