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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Now Hiring Seasonal and Full Time Parks Staff

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Join our team of professional park staff to care for our 66 parks, 30 playgrounds, 39 ballfields, 20,000 street trees, 10 community gardens, flower beds, trails, athletic facilities and winter recreation areas. Working in Parks makes our city and the world a better place. 

Whether you work as a Seasonal Park Ranger or as a Parks Groundskeeper taking care of parks and playgrounds, in each of our positions, you will be: 

- Working outside

- Staying active with a hands-on job in the field

- Making Portland beautiful

- Making a positive difference in the lives of residents and visitors

- Given many opportunities for advancement into full time jobs with benefits. 

Seasonal Parks Division positions start at $14.00/hour.

The following positions are available:

- Cemeteries Groundskeepers

- Forestry 

- Parks

FULL TIME Parks positions

- Athletic Facilities Supervisor (closes 10/21)

- (2) Arborist II's (closes 10/21)

To apply, visit to fill out an electronic application. 

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