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.


Senior Building Inspector/Plans Examiner.  Filing deadline, Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5p.m.  City of CDA Job Application

Permit Technician.  Filing deadline, Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5p.m.  City of CDA Job Application  


  Interviews have been scheduled.


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.


Lateral Police Officers
Seeking highly motivated individuals committed to public safety and protecting the citizens of our community. Lateral applicants starting hourly wage range is from $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. 

P/T Animal Safety Officer. Applications are being reviewed for consideration


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.


Temporary Laborer.  $13.00-$15.00 per hour based on experience, 40 hours per week for approximately five months.  Duties include working in the Water Department with heavy equipment, operating gas powered tools, laying water main, installing water services & weed control.  Must be able to lift 90 lbs & have valid driver’s license. City of CDA Job Application. 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.