Apply for Jobs

You have a variety of options for completing a job application for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. If you are applying for a life guard position, you must also complete the Aquatic Application Supplement below.

  1. Stop by our office at 400 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, and pick up a paper application or print the application below and complete it by hand. It can be delivered or mailed to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District, 400 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58504 or faxed to 701-221-6838.
  2. Complete the fillable PDF application found below. This fillable PDF MUST be saved to your computer after you complete the form. You may either print the form and deliver it to the Park District as listed above, or email it to (Note: On page 3 of the application the signature, date and SSN are required to be completed in person during the interview.)
  3. Equal Opportunity Employer
  4. Smoke Free Environment (Smoking prohibited by law indoors & within 20 ft. of entrances)

Job Application (Must be completed – PDF Download)

Applicant Information Form (PDF Download)

Aquatic Application Supplement (PDF Download)

Job Openings

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

Click here to see our list of volunteer opportunities

Position Number of Hours Contact Person Other Information
Activity Centers and Safety Village Up to 40
daytime hours
Cindy Gums Planning and supervising activities for K-5 children.
Teaching 5-6 year olds about safety.
BLAST Leaders Cindy Gums BLAST Leader
Cashier/concessions for outdoor pools and softball complexes Hours vary Dylan Thiem
Facility attendants and/or front desk staff Hours vary Ryan Geerdes – BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center
Katrina Hanenberg – Capital Racquet & Fitness Center
Tim Kuntz – Fore Seasons Center/Pebble Creek Golf Course
Mike Wald – Ice Arenas
Kevin Olson – World War Memorial Building
Facility maintenance Hours vary Katrina Hanenberg – Capital Racquet & Fitness Center
Mike Wald – Ice Arenas
Group Fitness Instructors Linsay Berg – BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center Water Aerobics Instructors
General Sibley Park Up to 40 Martha Willand – General Sibley Campground Landscape and Maintenance Assistant
Golf course maintenance Up to 40, weather
Brad Schulz – Riverwood
Mike Page
– Tom O’Leary
Chuck Vedvick
– Pebble Creek
Lifeguard and/or swimming
lesson instructor, BSC Aquatic &
Wellness Center, indoor & outdoor 
Hours vary, based on availability Jahna Gardiner (indoor)
Dylan Thiem (outdoor)
Must be Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certified – the Park District offers these courses to become certified. (click here for lifeguarding classes)

Swim Instructors

McDowell Dam Recreation Area
maintenance and boat rentals
David Robinson – McDowell Dam Recreation Area Concession Attendant
Operations general maintenance Up to 40, weather dependent Tony Schmitt – Parks
Riley Merkel – Sports Complexs
Lynn Morgenson – Landscape Crew
General Maintenance

Includes parks, ball diamonds
and soccer fields.

Outdoor pool manager and waterslide monitor at Hillside Aquatic Complex 40/week – manager
Up to 40 – monitor
Dylan Thiem
Personal Trainers Hours vary, based on availability Linsay Berg – BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center Personal Trainers
Triple Star Day Camp 35 hours per week
daytime hours
RaNae Jochim Day camp for participants with special needs
Volleyball officials, adult program Evening hours RaNae Jochim
Youth and adult sport coaches
and officials – basketball, baseball/softball,
soccer, volleyball, &
tennis instructors
Basketball, Baseball/Softball, Soccer and Volleyball –
Jeremy Dykstra
Adult Volleyball – RaNae Jochim
Youth Basketball – Kevin Olson
Tennis – Rod Morasch