Join Our Team

Employment Information

Looking for an exciting seasonal, part-time, or full-time job? The Valparaiso Department of Parks and Recreation employs 34 full-time staff, representing the divisions of:
  • Administration
  • Golf
  • Golf maintenance
  • Golf operations
  • Horticulture
  • Park maintenance and construction
  • Recreation
  • Senior citizen services
  • Special events and marketing
  • Sports

Available Positions & Application

Please refer to our available positions or Employment Application for application information. 

Job Availability

  • Part-Time/Seasonal positions are available throughout the season(s). Applications are accepted year round.
  • To view our available jobs, please visit the job postings


The Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department offers jobs for people of all ages, flexible schedules, great working conditions, and competitive wages. Our environment allows you to work as a team or an individual, depending on the position. If you are self-motivated, enjoy working outdoors, enjoy serving the public, and want a challenging yet rewarding position, the Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department is for you!

Volunteer Information

Please view our volunteer information to find ways you can volunteer with the department.