Jobs

Job Announcement – Apply for Jobs

You have a variety of options for completing a job application for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District.

  1. Fillable PDF: The fillable PDF application can be found below.
    1. Use only the latest version of Adobe Reader to complete the fillable PDF app. Macintosh and Windows versions of the free Adobe Reader are available from Adobe at http://get.adobe.com/reader/
    2. Avoid completing the form online within your web browser using a built-in PDF viewer, or by using MAC Preview (Macintosh OS). Information can be lost using these methods.
    3. Attached and Email, attach the PDF and email to jobs@bisparks.org or deliver it to the Park District as listed above.
  2. Paper Copy: Paper applications are available at our office at 400 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58504.
  3. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Openings

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

  • No full-time openings at this time.

Click here to see our list of volunteer opportunities

Position Number of Hours Information Contact Person
BLAST 15 hours per week.
3 – 6pm
M-F
BLAST Leaders Cindy Gum, 222-6771
Adult Basketball Up to 20 hours per week Brandon Wilkens, 222-6531
Facility attendants and/or front desk staff Hours vary
  • World War Memorial Building: Jeremy Dykstra, 222-6641
  • BSC AWC Facility Attendant – Dave Seefried, 751-4274
  • BSC AWC Front Desk – Linsay Berg, 751-4266
Golf Courses
  • Facility Attendant: Tim Doppler, 222-6462
KidZone at Capital Racquet & Fitness Center Mondays-Thursdays 2-3 days per week 5-8:30pm starting October 1. Childcare Katrina Hanenberg, CRFC, 221-6855
Local Foods Coordinator Position Local Foods Coordinator Position RaNae Jochim, 222-6766
Lifeguard and/or swimming lesson instructor, BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center, indoor Hours vary,
based on availability
Must be Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certified – the Park District offers these courses to become certified.
Lifeguard Description
Jahna Gardiner, 751-4270
Youth Sport coaches
and officials
Tennis Instructor: Teaching 10 & Under Children, Monday – Thursday, 5-10 hours per week
  • Volleyball: Jeremy Dykstra, 222-6641
  • Swimming Jahna Gardiner, 751-4270
Volleyball Officials Days: Sunday – Thursday

Hours: 6:15 – 10:15pm

Volleyball Officials RaNae Jochim, 222-6766
Zamboni Driver Evenings and Weekends

20-30 hrs/week

Zamboni Driver Dylan Thiem, 221-6813
Warming House Attendant 20-40 hours per week Warming House Attendant Riley Merkel, 751-0126

Internship Program

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) offers an engaging and educational internship program. In which, community college, college undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates can apply traditional academic classroom learning into real-world work experience within a local government parks agency, to develop technical skills for career development. The internship goal is to provide interns with the following opportunities:

  • Gain practical experience in the parks and recreation industry.
  • Understand the impact of park and recreation infrastructure and services to the community and how the agency operates in a municipal government setting.
  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of parks and recreation jobs and career paths in the industry.
  • Become involved in activities that will develop professional skills and foster professionalism.
  • Determine professional strengths and areas in which to grow/improve.
  • Develop an understanding of the organizational environment and administrative procedures.

This 12-week paid internship provides a rewarding and valuable experience for those seeking introductory work experience, and/or college credit.

Internship Eligibility

Applicants must be a student enrolled in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, or recent graduate pursuing a degree in park/recreation administration, business or public administration, community engagement, marketing/communications, and/or similar relevant majors.

Internship Qualifications

BPRD is looking for applicants with the following required qualifications:

  • Are motivated self-starters, able to flexibly work independently and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Have humility and a desire to work on a variety of assignments, from daily tasks to high priority park projects.
  • Have a basic understanding of parks and recreation operations, programs or community outreach strategies.
  • Can provide support to a small team of staff, potentially including assisting staff at community meetings.

Internship Pay, Schedule & Location

  • Interns will receive $10/hour.
  • The internship time commitment is at least 20 hours per week. Specific internship schedules will be determined upon internship offer, but it will be routine week to week between Mondays – Fridays 8:00am – 5:00pm. Evening and weekend work may also be required.

Internship schedule will be determined and based on interns’ availability. Interns will work at the BPRD main office and may have periodic fieldwork at other facilities within the district.

For additional questions, please contact RaNae Jochim at rjochim@bisparks.org.