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Parks & Recreation

Work Where You Play!

Davenport Parks and Recreation is hiring and we want you to join our team! Provide the Davenport community with a positive, outgoing attitude and excellent customer service while working with residents. We are looking for candidates with diverse skills and the desire and willingness to work outside.


POSITION LOCATIONS INCLUDE: Golf Courses, Sports, The River’s Edge, Aquatics, Summer Camps, Stepping Stones, Park Operations and Maintenance, and MORE! 

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Park Operations/Golf Positions
Location: Red Hawk Golf Course | 6364 Northwest Blvd
Thursday, 3/16 | 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.
Recreation Positions
Location: The River’s Edge | 700 W River Dr.
Wednesdays, 3/8 or 3/22 | 2p.m. – 6p.m.
Wednesday, 3/15 | 10a.m. – 4p.m.
Saturday, 4/8 | 9a.m. – 1p.m.

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DavenportU Citizens Academy
DavenportU Citizens Academy is back! Apply today for this interactive ten-week program aimed at connecting citizens to their local government. Application deadline is Friday, February 24. Learn more and apply today (emoji)
Applications are now being accepted for DavenportU Citizens Academy! If you have ever been curious about how the City prioritizes projects or how heavy a Firefighter’s turnout gear is – this academy is for you! Apply now through February 24 for the ten-week program highlighting city government, community development processes, community policing, budget planning, and more. Enrollment is limited and participants must be 18 years of age or older. 

Alert Iowa-Stay Connected!

To ensure you are receiving the latest program, park and facility alerts and notifications from Davenport Parks and Recreation you will need to create an account with Alert Iowa. Alert Iowa is a system used across the state so you can sign-up for alerts and notifications with other agencies, such as the National Weather Service, and communities in Scott County all with one log-in to keep you connected and informed. 
Inclement weather and program cancellations will be sent out via Alert Iowa, sending phone, text, and e-mail alerts directly to your device. Please sign-up today to stay connected!

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Parks & Recreation
700 W River Drive
Davenport, IA 52802

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