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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Manhattan. Applicants should be 18 years old or older for most positions, but no younger than 16 for any position. Browse through the following list of available job opportunities. More details, application instructions and additional information is available on our Career Portal.

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​Available Full-Time Positions



Maintenance Worker I
The Maintenance Worker I assists the park section in meeting its objectives by providing labor, operating machinery and various divisional equipment.  This position also assists crew members in routine construction, maintenance and special function set up activities required to provide high quality facilities, services and experiences to park patrons.  

Recreation Coordinator - Fitness
The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for  aiding the Director of the Douglass Community Recreation Center in preparing, organizing and directing recreation and fitness programs.  Work includes routine recreation-related tasks such as scheduling and programming, staff training, organizing and directing recreation and fitness programs.  The employee is expected to exercise independent judgment in routine tasks. 

Street & Stormwater Supervisor
The Street & Stormwater Supervisor plans and coordinates all city maintenance involving streets, alleys, and storm sewers, to ensure a safe and effective street system, storm sewer network, and maintenance program.