Open Positions


The City of Moscow is seeking energetic team players to work under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor (Youth Programs and Aquatics) to supervise, coordinate, and lead activities in the after-school program, the summer break kids’ kamp and assist with special events for youth. 

The successful candidates will work with various youth groups and organizations; lead, organize and evaluate programs and recommend modifications; problem solve; serve as chaperone and/or supervisor for birthday parties and various special events; maintain attendance records and other various reporting information; open and secure building.

Applicants must possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School.  Some experience with youth and recreation programs preferred.

The positions are part-time without benefits.  Working hours are flexible during the school year; typical hours are 3:00 to 6:00pm weekdays and occasional weekends.  Summer hours increase to 30 to 35 hours per week for the summer kids’ kamp.   Pay is $10.00 per hour.

Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall on a continuous basis.


The City of Moscow is seeking candidates for a Senior Parks Facilities and HVAC Maintenance Worker.  This is a full-time position offering substantial benefits and a starting pay of $20.76+ per hour DOE. Benefits include full medical, vision and dental coverage; paid sick and vacation leave; and eleven paid holidays per year.  Other benefits include participation in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho pension program and a robust Voluntary Employee Benefit Account Plan.  The City of Moscow is also a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent customer service toward both internal and external customers; perform a variety of journey level construction, maintenance, and repair work in the City’s buildings and facilities maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. Perform journeyman level HVAC installation, service and repair duties to HVAC/control systems.  Perform skilled to semi-skilled work on electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and various mechanical systems in City facilities Assist in the purchase of supplies and equipment and maintain records related to work performed.

Applicants should have a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and four years’ experience in facilities maintenance and operations or related field.  The successful candidate will be expected to obtain a Level II Building Operator certification within three years’ of employment and a Certified Pool Operator certification within one year of employment.

A journeyman-level gas fitters license and Universal refrigeration license are required.

A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

 A completed City Application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall.  First review of applications will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.



The City of Moscow Police Department is seeking qualified entry and lateral candidates for the position of police officer to serve the community.

Qualified applicants with 60 or more college credits are preferred. Candidates must embrace the concept of community policing and perform a variety of specialized duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will undergo an extensive background investigation that includes psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations.

Beginning pay is $23.22 per hour DOE. The City offers a full range of benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; paid sick leave and vacation leave; eleven paid holidays per year; and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

A completed law enforcement application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department on a continuous basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Captain Roger Lanier at 208-883-7059 or

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The City of Moscow is accepting applications for the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center Facility Attendants on a continuous basis. (Open positions become available on a sporadic basis and need to be filled quickly.) Currently, we are looking for individuals who will be available to work year-round (including the summer months).

The Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center Facility Attendant will perform the following duties: facility supervision, computer registration, cleaning, and customer service. The starting rate of pay is $9.00 per hour. Positions are part time and shifts vary.

To apply, applicants must submit an employment application to the Human Resources Department located in Moscow City Hall.


Please download an application (PDF) and send it to:

City of Moscow
Attn: Human Resources
206 E Third Street
P.O. Box 9203
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Employment applications may also be obtained at Moscow City Hall, 206 E. Third Street, Moscow, Idaho.

A City application is required to apply. No photocopies or facsimiles will be accepted. A separate application must be submitted for each job opening on or before the closing date specified on the job announcement. Clerical positions may require submittal of a typing certificate. Applications are accepted only for positions currently advertised as open.

Selection Process

In addition to evaluation of applications and attachments, a variety of tests is used to determine the best-qualified candidate, such as:

  • Performance tests (agility tests, clerical aptitude tests, mechanical aptitude tests)
  • Assessment centers (multi-aptitude tests)
  • Interview panels (structured oral board, one-to-one interviews)

Typing Certificates

Most clerical positions require verification of the applicant’s typing ability. When returning the application form, the applicant must submit original written documentation of being able to type the minimum speed required. This documentation must contain the following:

  • The name of the applicant;
  • The date the typing skills test was administered;
  • The duration of the typing skills test (5 minutes minimum);
  • The gross words typed per minute;
  • The number of errors made; and
  • The name and telephone number of the organization/agency and signature of the person administering the test.

The typing verification should be an original and documentation must have been obtained within one year prior to the application deadline. This typing verification documentation must be from an accredited business college, educational institution, public agency, professional service or business concern which routinely provides typing verification documentation in their normal course of business. The Human Resources Department will not search the files to locate previously submitted verifications.