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Posted on: April 15, 2014

Job opportunities available in Parks and Recreation, Facilities Management

Pierce County is seeking applicants for several open positions within its Parks and Recreation Services Department and Facilities Management Department.

  • Summer track and field assistants

    The Summer Track and Field program runs once a week from June 11-July 25. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and be willing to work evening hours. This position pays $9-12 per hour, up to six hours a week. Application deadline is May 9, 2014.

  • Camp Lots of Fun camp leaders

    Camp Lots of Fun is a four week day camp from July 7-August 2 designed for children and young adults with disabilities. Positions available are camp director, assistant director, and recreation leaders. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have completed high school. Application deadline is May 9, 2014.

  • Extra hire job opening

    Applicants will perform room and building monitor duties at the Environmental Services Building and Chambers Creek Regional Park in University Place. Duties include room set-up and take-down, light janitorial work, oversee facility safety and rental groups. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, able to lift at least 30 pounds, have excellent customer service skills, and be willing to work evening hours and weekends. This position pays $12 to $14 per hour, up to 16 hours a week. The position is open until filled.

To learn more or apply for these positions contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 253-798-4177 or Applications are also available at the Parks Administration Office (9112 Lakewood Dr. S.W. in Lakewood) and at the Environmental Services Building (9850 64th St. W in University Place).

  • Summer gardeners

    Pierce County Facilities Management is accepting applications for summer gardener positions through May 2, 2014. Positions will be filled as needed to meet operational needs.

    Applicants will perform grounds maintenance work including mowing lawns, trimming, and supporting work of county gardeners. Work involves the use of hand and power tools and requires the ability to work outdoors and in inclement weather. Work is performed in accordance with standard procedures and is reviewed by a supervisor through direct observation of results attained. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be willing to work flexible hours. These positions pay $12.50 per hour, up to 40 hours per week (no benefits). Positions are projected to last up to six months but may end sooner depending on operational needs.

Applications are available online or by contacting Steve Reynolds, Grounds Supervisor with the Pierce County Facilities Management Department, at 253-798-4886. Applications should be submitted to the Pierce County Human Resources Office located at 615 South 9th Street, Suite 200, Tacoma, WA 98405.


Jennifer Spane, Recreation Supervisor
Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services

Andrea Clay, Recreation Supervisor
Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services

Steve Reynolds, Grounds Supervisor
Pierce County Facilities Management

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