Park & Recreation Employment Opportunities

The City of Golden Valley does background checks on applicants for positions working with children.

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Year Around

  • Community Center Building Supervisors
    Responsible for the supervision, facility set-up, and general operation of Brookview Community Center. Hours vary for evenings and weekends.
  • Music Instructors
    Give private lessons on piano, guitar, or other instruments. Evening and weekend hours. Previous teaching experience necessary. Call 763-531-5198.
  • Program Instructors
    The Parks & Recreation Department is always interested in talking to people who wish to teach a hobby, skill, art/craft, or specific class. Call 763-512-2345.
  • Youth Special Event Assistant
    Assist with youth one-time special events at various times of the year. Must be at least 16 years old. Applications accepted year around.

Spring

  • Nerf Soccer Coach
    Coach youth nerf soccer teams for elementary age children. Must be at least 16 years old and enjoy working with children. About three hours per week, March through April. Applications accepted starting in January.
  • Nerf Soccer Coordinator
    Coordinate youth nerf soccer program in two elementary schools. Must be at least 16 years old and enjoy working with children. About three hours per week, March through April. Applications accepted starting in January.

Summer

  • Adult Softball Umpires
    Must be USSSA certified. Season runs May 1 through early October.
  • Assistant Playground Leader
    Assist playground leaders at City parks. Must be at least 16 years old. About 10 hours per week, mid-June through July. Applications accepted starting in January.
  • Athletic Instructor
    Supervise and coach athletic programs at City parks. Must be at least 16 years old. About 35 hours per week, mid-June through July. Applications accepted starting in January.
  • Playground Leader
    Plan, supervise, and coach athletic programs at City parks. Must be at least 16 years old. About 35 hours per week, mid-June through July. Applications accepted starting in January.
  • Softball Field Attendants
    Set up bases, chalk fouls lines, operate scoreboards, lock and unlock building and parking lots. Season runs May 1 through early October. Hours of operation are evenings and a few weekends. Must be 16 years old. Applications accepted starting in January.
  • Tennis Instructor
    Teach youth and adult lessons; coach youth tennis team. Knowledge of tennis required. Season runs mid-June through August. Hours of operation are weekdays and evenings. Applications accepted starting in January.

Fall

  • Adult Soccer Official
    Should have soccer officiating experience and be familiar with adult soccer rules. Season runs September through October, four to 12 hours per week. Applications accepted starting in June.
  • Drama Coordinator
    Direct and coach children for a drama production. Should have some experience in drama and music. Applications accepted year around.
  • Drama Instructor
    Assist Drama Coordinator with rehearsing and producing a children’s drama show. Should have some experience in drama and music. Applications accepted year around.
  • Youth Soccer Coach
    Season runs September through October, about two hours per week. Must be at least 16 years old. Applications accepted starting in June.
  • Youth Soccer Official
    Should be familiar with soccer rules. Season runs September through October, four to 12 hours per week. Must be at least 16 years old. Applications accepted starting in June.

Winter

  • Youth Basketball Officials
    Knowledge of basketball rules necessary; previous officiating experience helpful. Season runs January through March. Most games are on Saturday afternoons. Applications accepted starting in October.
  • Youth Hockey Camp Coordinator
    Instruct children and run scrimmages at an outdoor hockey camp. Must know the game of hockey and enjoy working with children. Meets Saturday mornings at Lions Park, January through mid-February, four to six hours per week. Minimum age is 16. Applications accepted starting in November.
  • Youth Hockey Camp Instructor
    Assist Coordinator with outdoor hockey camp for young children. Must know game of hockey and enjoy working with children. Meets Saturday mornings at Lions Park, January through mid-February, four to six hours per week. Minimum age is 16. Applications accepted starting in November.
  • Warming House Attendants
    Season runs from late December through mid-February. Hours of operation are evenings and weekends. Minimum age is 16 years. Applications accepted starting in October.