Job Opportunities

The City of Coeur d'Alene is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you would like to apply for a current job opening, please read the following:

  • A City of Coeur d'Alene Job Application is required by 5:00 p.m. on the specified filing deadline date;
  • Job applications are also available at City Hall, 710 E Mullan Avenue, 83814, 208-769-2205
  • Applications may be hand delivered, mailed or emailed as a pdf to Darci Todd,;
  • We only accept a faxed application if you are trying to meet the deadline (fax#: 208-415-0404);
  • Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a City of Coeur d'Alene Application;
  • All sections of the job application must be completed to be considered for the opening (this includes current and past Employment Record).
  • Incomplete job applications will not be considered.
  • Veteran's Preference Information-See bottom of this page. Please include your Member-4 page of your DD214.


The City of Coeur d’Alene is seeking a Building Inspector/Plans Examiner or Senior Building Examiner/Plans Examiner, position hired will be based on experience and qualifications.  Entry-level hourly wage range is $21.23-$25.01, DOE.  Position is supplemented by a generous benefit package (summary of benefits).  Job announcement and application are available on website, or at City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 208-769-2205.  Application deadline is 5pm on Friday, June 9, 2017. EOE.  City of CDA Job Application

Municipal Services

Part-Time Community Development Specialist Applications are being reviewed for consideration.


Part-Time Custodians
Building Maintenance/Parks Department. Starting hourly wage is $10.00, 19 hours per week, non-benefited position.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Requires strong custodian background and light maintenance work experience.  City of CDA Job Application.  Open Until Filled and continuously accepted. 

Temporary Ground Maintenance Workers
.  Starting hourly wage is $11.00. Performs basic maintenance duties on equipment, parks, buildings & grounds.  Must have valid driver’s license & be able to work in all types of weather.   City of CDA Job Application.  Open Until Filled.


Entry-Level and Lateral Police Officers
Seeking highly motivated individuals committed to public safety and protecting the citizens of our community.
Current entry level starting hourly wage is $22.93. Lateral applicants will receive an hourly wage equal to 5 % above entry officer wage $24.08-$27.87, dependent on previous sworn experience and agency size. Patrol Division personnel work 10 hour and 40 minute shifts in a 28 day work cycle, during which officers work five days and have four days off. Officers have five days off every third rotation. An excellent benefit package is available and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) and Social Security is required.  Must be 21 years old.  Click blue link above for announcement and application or City Hall 710 E. Mullan Ave., Coeur d' Alene, ID 83814.  Filing deadline is 5pm, Friday, June 2, 2017 for the June 12-16, 2017 testing process. EOE.


Part-Time Swim
Instructor. Swim instructor experience and lifeguard experience preferred.  Must be first aid/CPR certified.  Hourly wage is $15.00. 
City of CDA Recreation Temporary/Seasonal Job Application.  Open until filled.
Youth Tennis Instructor to conduct our summer youth tennis lessons. Prior experience with instructing tennis and working with youth preferred.   2 sets of lessons are offered.  The first set in June and the second set in July.  Must be available for morning and afternoon lessons.  Compensation depends on experience.  For more details on this great employment opportunity please contact us at 208-769-2250 or by email-

Sports Officials
The city continuously accepts applications from those interested in officiating basketball and soccer.  Starting hourly wage is $9.00, 6-8 hours per week.  Requires confident personality, ability to work with parents and coaches and sports knowledge and background. 
City of CDA Recreation Temporary/Seasonal Job Application.  Open until filled.  


Temporary Street Maintenance Worker Duties include working in the Street Department with asphalt and various street maintenance related duties. Must have valid driver’s license.  40 hours per week for up to 5 months $12.75 to $13.75 per hour.  City of CDA Job Application. Position will be open until filled.

Veteran's Preference Information

Per Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5, the City of Coeur d'Alene will afford a preference to employment of veterans.  In the event of equal qualifications and experience between candidates for an available position, a veteran who qualifies will be preferred.  If claiming veteran's preference, complete this Veteran's Preference Form and attach a copy of your DD-214 Member-4 page with your application.