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.

Municipal Services

 IT Technician.  Interviews have been conducted.


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. 

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.


Police Captain,   Coeur d'Alene Idaho is seeking a Police Captain with exceptional communication skills to plan, organize, direct and supervise assigned operational activities of a major division of the Police Department.  Requires completion of a Bachelor’s degree with a major course of study in public or business administration, police science, or related field or an Intermediate POST Certificate, eight years of broad and extensive experience in various aspects of municipal police work, must have at least two years of experience at the rank of Police Lieutenant in at least an equivalent sized agency as the Coeur d'Alene Police Department, must be currently POST certified, or any equivalent combination of experience and training necessary to perform the work. Annual hiring range salary is $85,596 - $108,264, placement within range is dependent on experience.  Placement for internal applicants will be as provided by the Personnel Rules.   Position includes an excellent benefit package. Click here for job application or Human Resources, 710 E. Mullan, CDA, (208)769-2205. 
Application with resume deadline is Friday, August 25, 2017 at 5p.m. 
Please include the Veteran's Preference Form found at the bottom of this page, if applicable.

Police Officers.  (Entry-Level, Post Certifiable and Lateral) 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, September 1, 2017 for the September 11-15, 2017 testing process. 
Please include the Veteran's Preference Form found at the bottom of this page, if applicable.

Records Specialist, The filing date has closed for this position.



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.

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.  


Administrative Assistant (Water Department).  The filing date has closed for this position.

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.