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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:

Current 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. 

After School Camp

Supervise children in a variety of after-school camp activities. Peter Kirk After School Camp is located at the Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave. This camp will host up to 25 campers daily and cater to children in grades K-5. Spend time outdoors (weather permitting) playing games, going on walks, doing arts and crafts, helping with homework, and having fun!  

After School Camp positions

Youth Sports Officials

  • Gym Supervisors (Facility Leads) will lead staff and supervise all activities in a gym facility. Gym Supervisors monitor the facility, assist customers and basketball officials, open and close the facility, and make written and verbal reports to the Recreation Coordinator and Supervisor.
  • Youth Basketball Referees will officiate the youth basketball games for boys and girls for grades 3rd through 6th. Youth Basketball referees also assist with set up and break down of equipment prior to and following games, provide first aid when necessary and maintain a clean, safe, and orderly facility. Officiating training will be provided in December and no prior experience is necessary!

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