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We ask a lot of our employees, but we also want work here to be meaningful, supportive, rewarding and fun. We try to maintain an open, informal environment reflecting respect for each other, our customers, our business partners and our community. Metro Parks Tacoma is an equal opportunity employer.

Metro Parks Tacoma will be moving to an online application system September 8, 2014! 
After this date, applications will only be accepted online and paper applications will not be available.  Paper applications submitted prior to September 8th will continue to be processed.

All open job opportunities are posted here as well as on the job board at Metro Parks' Headquarters, 4702 S. 19th Street.

Learn more about employment opportunities with Foundations (non-profit partners) that support Metro Parks at

Complete and return the appropriate official MPT application on or before the closing date for your chosen position. Applications are accepted only for open positions - we cannot keep unsolicited resumes or resumes received without the required application form. Applications may also be obtained at Metro Parks' Headquarters, 4702 S. 19th Street.

For specific details on the job openings, please visit the career/full-time or seasonal/part-time employment pages.