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.


  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. 

Part-Time Animal Safety Officer
Applications are being reviewed for consideration.

 Police Officers. (Lateral and Post Certifiable Only)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.

Streets Maintenance Worker. Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties in the operations, maintenance and repair of the City streets.  This is an entry-level position and works directly under the supervisor of the Field Supervisor with direction from a lead worker to ensure compliance with City street standards.  This position requires obtaining a Flagger, CPR and First Aid certifications within six months of hire.  Some street-related construction and/or maintenance experience is preferred.  This position must maintain flexible work hours and is on-call nights, weekends and holidays to perform snow removal work and respond to emergency situations.  This position works in an outdoor environment with exposure to adverse weather conditions, traffic and open trenches and hazards involving the use of power tools, light and heavy construction equipment, hazardous chemicals and asphalt fumes.  This is a full-time year round position. Starting hourly wage is $17.26, eligible for a 5% increase after 12 months of service with a standard evaluation. This 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 
or H.R., 710 E. Mullan, CDA, (208) 769-2205. 
Filing deadline for application is 5pm,  Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:00pm.

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.