Job Opportunities

The City of Coeur d'Alene is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran's Preference 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.

Building Department

Permit Coordinator: Serves as a customer and staff resource to accept and initially review all building and construction documents, primarily involving commercial projects, for the City Building Department.  The ideal candidate will help customers by answering questions about the building permit process, providing explanations of necessary plan submittal requirements, code requirements and departmental procedures, and accepting documents and performing their initial review to verify completeness and accuracy. The Permit Coordinator requires technical knowledge of construction experience for commercial applications and two International Code Council (ICC) Certifications. 

 Acceptable Experience & Training:

  • High school diploma or GED with an Associate’s Degree and supplemental education in building construction, engineering, architecture or related field preferred; and
  • Requires ICC Permit Technician Certification and Permit Code Specialist Certification OR one of the following certifications;
  • ICC Residential Building Inspector, Residential Plans Examiner, Commercial Building Inspector or Commercial Plans Examiner; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position may be considered.

Starting hourly wage $19.39, eligible for a five percent increase after 12 months of service with standard or above evaluations.  The position is supplemented by a generous benefit package and Membership in Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (State Retirement) is required.

City of CDA Job Application and Resume to the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 710 Mullan, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814.  Filing date closes on Friday, 12/28/18 at 5pm.



Librarian.  Interviews have been scheduled.

Part-Time Evening Custodians

Building Maintenance/Parks Department. Starting hourly wage is $10.00, 25 hours per week 5:00-10:00pm or later, non-benefited position with the exception of PERSI Retirement.  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. 

Police Officers. (Lateral and Post Certifiable Only-Entry Level Applications are not being accepted at this time)The City of Coeur d'Alene is seeking highly motivated Police Officer applicants committed to public safety and protecting the citizens of our community. Patrol Division personnel work 10 hour and 40 minute shifts in a 28 day work cycle, during which officers work five days on/four days off with five days off every third rotation. A generous benefit package is available and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) and Social Security is required.  Current entry level starting hourly wage is $23.39.  Lateral applicants will begin at a minimum of $24.56 to a maximum of $28.43, dependent on previous sworn experience and agency size.  Must be 21 years old at time of testing.  We continuously accept Lateral and Post Certifiable applications.

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.
Part-Time 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.

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.