Part-Time Job Opportunities

For more information on each position, review the hyperlinks in the Application Materials column. 

For the initial screening process, please complete the application provided. Unless specifically requested on the job flier, please do not include additional materials at this time, i.e. resumes, letters of interest, work product or similar information.

Job Title & Brief Description Closing Date Application Materials
Maintenance Trainee - Bayside Park Farm - Seasonal 
The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department’s Community Services Division is now accepting applications for a Maintenance Trainee position to assist in the maintenance and agricultural production at Bayside Park Farm. Under close supervision and pursuant to specific training, performs varied manual and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of City facilities, parks, and natural resources areas, such as the Bayside Park Farm, Community Forest, and the Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary.
First Review: 
March 4th, 2024 
Maintenance Trainee - Bayside Park Farm Job Flyer

Special Project Construction Inspector - PT
The Building & Engineering Department is now accepting applications for the position of Special Project Construction Inspector. The Inspector will perform technical work in the management, inspection, and quality assurance of engineering and construction projects involving capital improvement and other special projects; ensure compliance with City standards, codes, designs and specifications, prepares reports, and other duties as assigned.

Open Until Filled Special Project Construction Inspector - PT - Job Flyer


Engineering Aide - PT
The Building & Engineering Department is now accepting applications for the position of Engineering Aide. This position will have diverse responsibilities including sewer lateral inspections, field surveys, preparing plans for public works projects, calculating project cost estimates, in addition to many others.

Open Until Filled Engineering Aide - PT - Job Flyer

Administrative Aide Police - PT
Apply now! First Review Date: Monday November 6, 2023.

We are currently accepting applications for Part-Time Administrative Aide for the Arcata Police Department. This position is in the business office of the police department and handles inquiries from the public, fingerprinting services and other clerical duties. See the Job Flyer for additional information. 

First Review Date 11/06/2023






Community Ambassador- PT

The City of Arcata is now accepting applications for our new Community Ambassador! What is a Community Ambassador? Well, the City of Arcata is developing a team of outgoing, energetic, compassionate, and professional people to engage, inform and assist community members and visitors of Arcata. This dynamic team will work to advance goodwill and pride in our community, and they will help connect community members and visitors to information and services as well as provide a community presence in the Downtown and Northtown areas of Arcata.

See the attached job flier and an application form within this posting.




First Review Date 11/06/2023 Community Ambassador- Flyer

Special Project Construction Inspector-PT
The City of Arcata Building/Engineering Department is now accepting applications for a Special Project Construction Inspector who, under general supervision of higher level staff, performs technical work in the management, inspection, and quality assurance of engineering and construction projects involving capital improvement and other special construction projects; ensures compliance with City standards, codes, designs and specifications, and other contractual and legal requirements; maintains records and prepares reports for special construction projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Open Until Filled Job-Flyer-PT-Special-Project-Construction-Inspector

Dispatcher - PT (lateral applicants only)
Accepting applications from current Dispatchers.
Receives and dispatches calls from the public for emergency and non-emergency services; 
assists with clerical duties within the Police Department and performs other related duties as assigned.

Open Until Filled Job Flyer - PT Dispatcher


Parking Enforcement Officer - PT
This position participates in the enforcement of City ordinances, the California Vehicle Code, and procedures governing the regulation of parking control, abandoned vehicle abatement,
and animal control. The successful applicant will have a valid California Driver's license,
be willing to wear a department issued uniform, pass a fingerprint clearance, and be
willing to work a flexible schedule.

Open Until Filled Job Flyer - PT Parking Officer

Recreation Jobs
If you're interested in entering the world of recreation, simply click the link under Application Materials. We are currently accepting applications for Summer Camp positions.
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