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Located on the northeast shores of Lake Washington, the City has 59 developed parks, including waterfront beaches and swimming parks, as well as regional sports fields and more than 500 acres of natural area in various stages of restoration. Kirkland has a population of approximately 89,000 and is located 30 minutes east of downtown Seattle.

We are regionally recognized as a city with a “small town” feel, a sense of history, and a strong appreciation for quality of life.  Kirkland is a booming community, home to Evergreen Hospital and tech companies such as Google and Inrix.  We are also within the acclaimed Lake Washington School District. Investment in public infrastructure has been a high priority for the community.

Check out the current job opportunities with Kirkland Parks and Community Services:

 

City of Kirkland - Parks and Community Services
Employment Opportunities

Facility Attendants

The Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department seeks Facility Program Attendant staff for the North Kirkland Community Center, Peter Kirk Community Center, and Heritage Hall. This position acts as an on-site City representative for recreation programs, activities, and rentals. 

Heritage Hall needs a Facility Attendant to open the building for private rentals and then stay at City Hall during the rental. After, check the renter out of the hall and close it. Typical work hours are on weekends. This is a great position for students, retirees, and those seeking a side job as it allows a flexible schedule. While on-call during the rental, you can study, read, or do simple work projects. 

Additional Facility Monitoring opportunities are also available at the North Kirkland and Peter Kirk Community Centers. In addition, the community centers have other duties, including taking registrations, providing in-person customer service, maintaining records, and assisting with various administrative tasks. 

If you are interested in one or all three sites, please apply at the link below!  

Click on the links below for more information. 

Seasonal Positions for Spring and Summer

Line up your spring and summer employment!  Kirkland Parks and Community Services offers a variety of rewarding employment opportunities including positions as Day Camp Leaders, Swim Instructors, Lifeguards, Park Maintenance, Park Rangers, Facility Attendants and more.....

Juanita Friday Market Intern

The 2022 season of the Juanita Friday Market (JFM) is about to begin. The market runs on Fridays from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Juanita Beach Park from June 3 through September 30. 

If you are looking for a part-time PAID internship that allows you to serve the community, learn about local government, and obtain academic credit for your program, please check out our summer internship program that supports Kirkland's Juanita Friday Market!