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.


Office Assistant.
$15.00 per hour.  Temporary position for up to 5 months (40 hours per week).  This position will be working in the Building Department providing excellent customer service in person and on the phone. Duties include: filing, scheduling, mailings and general clerical support.  Must be able to multi-task and be proficient with Microsoft Office.  Knowledge of building codes preferred but not required.  HS/GED required. Click blue link for the application. City of CDA Job Application. or  available at City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205. or City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205.  Initial review of applications 5pm Friday, April 20, 2018. 
Please submit a resume with your application.
Open Until Filled. 


Application deadline was 5p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018.  Testing begins on Saturday, April 6, 2018.

Finance Director.  Interviews with the finalist have been scheduled.

Part-Time Library Clerk
.  Applications received by 3/23/18 5pm are being reviewed for consideration. 


Ground Maintenance Workers. $11.00 per hour. Basic maintenance on equipment, parks, buildings & grounds.  Must have valid driver’s license & be able to work in all types of weather.  May work up to 8 months.  Click Here for Application or available at City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205.  Open Until Filled. 

  Irrigation Technician/Lead Maintenance Worker. 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. 

P/T Animal Safety Officer20 Hours per week, $20.05 per hour (Weekend Hours).  Work involves animal control, welfare and safety services.  Requires high school diploma or GED and 1 year of  field experience in animal control or a related field; or any equivalent combination  of experience  and  training necessary to perform the work.  City of CDA Job Application. or City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205.  Deadline is 5p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  This position requires a thorough background investigation. 


Police Officers. (Entry-Level, Lateral and Post Certifiable)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.  Job application and announcement is attached (Click on Blue Police Officer link above), or City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Ave., CDA (208) 769-2205.   Filing deadline is 5pm, Friday, April 27, 2018 for a May 7 – 11, 2018 testing process.   

(Please attach Veteran's Preference Form located at the bottom of this page and DD214 if it applies to you).  Checks, Cash or Money Orders are the only methods of payments accepted for the application fee.

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.

Temporary Streets Maintenance Worker.  $12.75-$13.75 per hour based on experience. 40 hours per week for approximately five months.  Duties include working in the Streets Department with  asphalt and various street maintenance related duties. Must have valid driver’s license.   City of CDA Job Application. or City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205.   
Open Until Filled. 

Temporary Laborer.  $13.00 per hour, 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. or City Hall, 710 E Mullan Ave., CDA, 769-2205.   
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.