Employment Opportunities

Applications may also be completed at the park district office.
The West Fargo Park District is an equal opportunity employer.


Park Maintenance/Facility Specialist at Veterans Memorial Arena

Responsible for assisting the Veterans Memorial Arena Facility Manager and Park Foreman with a wide variety of building custodial and general park maintenance duties and assure clean, safe and sanitary structures and facilities.




Applicants should have good customer service skills, a positive attitude, ability to work independently, feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment and confident with handling money and making change. The ideal candidate will be able to maintain safe working conditions and a sanitary work area following food safety guidelines and other park policies. Some evenings and weekends will be required.

Pay scale $9.00-12.00 per hour


Fun, energetic and knowledgeable individuals are needed to officiate flag football. Requirements: must have played or officiated football in the past, have an understanding of the basic rules of football, must be confident and capable of dealing with parents and coaches. Games are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm and 6:45pm and possibly some Saturday games at 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM and 11:30 AM games. Some games will begin on Tuesday, August 20th and the rest start on September 3-October 5. Flexible on days you can work.

Pay scale $25/Game


Applicants must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. Previous life guarding experience is preferred. Ability to supervise customers of all ages and enforce safety procedures, rules and policies. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years of age. Some evenings and weekends will be required. Up to 40 hours per week.

Pay scale $13.00-14.00 per hour


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, opening and closing the building, setting up private rentals, overseeing rentals, open gyms, and completing minor custodial duties. Applicants should have good customer service skills and an attention to detail. Part time position, weekday evenings and weekends will be required.

Pay scale $11.50-13.00 per hour.


Applicants should have previous ice skating experience and feel comfortable leading/assisting classes for youth ages 3-18. This includes supervising participants on the ice, demonstrating skating skills, assist with planning lessons as needed and evaluating participant’s skills. Instructors will be responsible for providing a safe and fun environment that promotes the sport. Must be available to work Monday evenings September 23 – December 9 from 5:15-7:45pm. Lessons are at Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave E.

Pay scale $12.00-15.00 per hour.


Duties include introducing sports/activities for youth, maintaining equipment and set-up/clean-up of activities.  Applicants must have great leadership skills and high energy. Must be able to work Sept 11-Oct 2, Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00–7:30 PM.

Pay Scale $10.00-12.00 per hour


Applicants for this position must have volleyball experience (either playing or officiating), and be familiar with High School and USA Volleyball standards. The League Coordinator responsibilities will include having equipment ready for league play (balls out, nets set at correct heights, schedules and score sheets prepared, etc.), managing officials and making sure they are on time for work, ensuring timely play by teams, recording scores, returning equipment to storage and performing light cleanup of play area. Ability to explain and interpret league rules (provided), collect rosters, ensure all rosters and waivers are complete and filed accordingly and contact captains as needed with important information will also be required of this position. League coordinator will interact with players, officials and spectators in a respectful and cooperative manner. Must be able to work Sunday from 4-6pm and Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:30pm from August 11-October 23. Must be 18 and older to apply.

Pay scale $17.00-21.00 per hour


Applicants must have played volleyball in the past or are currently playing or refereeing and are familiar with high school rules and USA Volleyball standards of play. Applicants will be required to interact with the public on an on-going basis in the role of a referee (players and public), officiate games in a fair manner, demonstrates extensive knowledge of the rules and interacts with players, league coordinator and spectators in a respectful and cooperative manner. Officials will work closely with the league coordinator and ensures player and spectator satisfaction and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor and league coordinator. Must be able to work Sunday from 4-6pm and Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:30pm from August 11-October 23. Must be 18 and older to apply.

Pay scale $17.00-21.00 per game


Duties include operating ice re-surfacer (Zamboni), maintaining ice quality, facility cleaning and maintenance and
sharpen skates. Applicants must be 18 years or older.

Pay scale $12.00/hour


Volunteer Opportunities

We love volunteers! Without their help, we would not be able to offer so many great and amazing programs at such an affordable rate!

Thank you to all that helped in the past! If you or your organization would be interested in volunteering at any park district event, please contact Katie Ettish.