Job Opportunities

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The City of Cordova is accepting applications for the following:

Current Vacancies

(Click on the Job Title for more information)

Communications Clerk (dispatcher) $21.62 - $25.29 per hour, DOE
Equipment Operator I or II $23.46 - $30.95 per hour, DOE
Finance Director $71,094 - $95,815 annual salary, DOE
Parks Labor/Maintenance II $21.62 - $25.29 per hour, DOE
Part Time or Full Time Lifeguard  $19.93 - $23.32 per hour, DOE  We will train you!
Recreation Program Specialist $22.52 - $26.34 per hour, DOE
Streets Superintendent $64,631 - $80,180 annual salary, DOE
Water/Sewer Operator $20.76 - $30.95 per hour, DOE

Employee Benefits

City of Cordova employees enjoy a generous benefit package that includes Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS), Group Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Optional 457 Deferred Compensation, employee-priced recreation facility access, annual and sick leave accrual, and paid holidays.

Seasonal Opportunities:

The City is currently advertising for the following seasonal vacancies:

Seasonal Labor/Maintenance I – Facilities

Seasonal Labor/Maintenance I – Parks & Rec

Seasonal Lifeguard

Seasonal Recreation Aide


Snow removal, event staff, grounds maintenance, library, museum, short-term projects – there’s always some work!

If interested, complete an application for the position of “On-Call Pool”. Applications remain on file until June 30th of each year, after which you must reapply.

Downloadable Job Application

Notice to Applicants:
Your education and work history information is required on the application to evaluate your experience and for employment verification purposes. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.