Help Wanted Postings

Looking for a little extra cash or gas money? This page contains odd jobs and tasks listed by local community members - you'll find personal service needs like painting a house, helping someone move, raking leaves and yard work, etc.

These are jobs for which someone would like to hire a student for only a few hours or a few days .

For career and "regular" employment postings, internships, etc - please be sure to visit Career Navigator .

BYU-Idaho strives to ensure all postings are legitimate, and advises you to use caution and common sense in applying for any position. 

Contact Name: Valerie Edelmayer
Contact Phone: 208 356-9220
Address, City, State: 3162 W. 1000 North
Email Address:
Job Title: House/Yard Help
Job Description: Need a helper! We do run a business out of our home - and I need an extra pair of hands - Thru the summer could use (typically) about 6 hours a week. I am doing some major cleaning and painting Aug 6 thru Aug 15th with an extra 12 hours thru that time. Winter would cut back to 4 hours a week. at $11. per hour
Requirements / Qualifications: Strenuous work for several hours - Not afraid to clean toilets or pull weeds
Start Date: ASAP
Duration / End Date: Least thru to December . longer if desired
Hours: Mornings are best - like a Tues and Thurs. from 9 to 11:30 or 12
Pay / Wage: $11. per hr
How to Apply: Call Me - 208 356-9220 Thanks, Valerie Edelmayer
Application Deadline: Fri. July 25th
Other / Comments: Opportunity for little more work per week - raking weeds, sweeping, cleaning shop
Posted: 7/22/14

Contact Name: Bradee Klassen
Company: Clean Cut Lawn Care
Contact Phone: 208 521-7433
Address, City, State: Idaho Falls, ID
Email Address:
Job Title: Lawn Maintenance Crew Member
Job Description: Lawn care worker for local lawn care business. Applicants MUST have valid Idaho driver's license and good driving record. Will drive employer's vehicle pulling a trailer filled with yard care tools including mowers, rakes, trimmers, etc. duties include lawn and yard care including trimming shrubs. MUST BE AVAILABLE MONDAY- FRIDAY 8:00 am - 6:00 pm....Wage is $8.00/hour depending on experience. Work is in the Idaho Falls area and will be steady through November. Experience preferred, but not necessary.
Requirements / Qualifications: Hard Working Dependable Trustworthy Knows how to pull trailers Preference given to candidates with experience in the Lawn Care business Preference given to candidates withKnowledge of Sprinkler Systems Mechanically Inclined Works and gets along well with other Crew memebers Someone who is particular and thourogh in the job being done We are looking for someone who is willing to do anything from weeding, trimming, grounds clean-up, mowing and any other mowing and landscaping tasks that may be needed.
Start Date: 8/1/14
Duration / End Date: 11/15/14
Hours: 8 AM- 6 PM
Pay / Wage: $8.00/hr
How to Apply: Send resume listing qualifications and experience to
Application Deadline: 7/29/14
Posted: 7/21/14

Contact Name: Ashley Graham
Contact Phone: 5038077428
Address, City, State: rigby, Idaho
Email Address:
Job Title: Babysitter
Job Description: We are looking for someone willing to watch 1 child (age 1. 5 years old) part-time starting August 4th. The days in which you will watch our child rotate from week to week (it could be one day or five days per week depending on the week; you would not work weekends or federal holidays). My husband and I are both in law enforcement so the days will depend on our work calendars. We will give you the master calendar of days for four months ahead of time with the exception of the first 4 months because my husband's shift will be changing in October. Additional days might be added due to court appearances and trainings and you would need to be available to cover those times. We will give as much notice as possible on the additional days. The day will usually begin between 7:15 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. depending on work schedules and will end between 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. depending on schedules. When my husband is working nights you will be here watching our child while he is sleeping. Depending on when he wakes up you may leave earlier than 4:30 p.m. on those days. We will pay $40 per day. We prefer to pay by the day instead of by the hour because it's easier to keep track of. If we need you for a half day we will pay you $20 for a half day of not more than 4.5 hours. We will pay you through a check every two weeks starting after you have worked for 2 weeks.
Requirements / Qualifications: We have two cats so please keep that in mind when applying and you would need your own reliable transportation to and from our home. We will require references for this position that we will check and will be performing a thorough background check and will ask you for specific information to perform the background check. We will not allow any visitors in our home while you watch our child. We would prefer prior childcare experience and CPR certifications. When you apply please submit references, a resume, your full name and birthday and all places you have lived in for a background check.
Start Date: August 4, 2014
Hours: 10 hours per day
Pay / Wage: $40 per day
How to Apply: please email a resume, references and any names you have gone by, places you ahve lived and your birthday for a background check to
Application Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 7/21/14

Contact Name: Dallin Draney
Company: Northwest Cosmetic Labs
Location: Idaho Falls
Email Address:
Job Title: Mechanically Minded Help
Job Description: We are looking for a student that need a job for the 6 week break or needs a job till next semester. We need someone that is mechanically minded and self-motivated. They would be working with me with mechanical projects and also with our Lean Engineer implementing lean in our facility. Some of the work will be labor intensive and not very glamorous and some will be computer work putting data into spreadsheets. 
How to Apply: Email Dallin at
Posted: 7/17/14

Contact Name: Christine
Company: Team Sweet N' Power
Contact Phone: 208-709-9109
Address, City, State: Rigby, Idaho
Email Address:
Job Title: Student Photographer
Job Description: Looking for photography student interested in taking photos for Team Sweet N' Power's fitness campaign.
Requirements / Qualifications: Photography student in their junior or senior year of college, must work well with others, and be able to provide examples from professional portfolio.
Start Date: July 30, 2014
Duration / End Date: July 30, 2014
Hours: 1 hour
Pay / Wage: Will give rights to use images in student's professional portfolio in exchange for 1 hour photo shoot time.
How to Apply: If interested please contact me through email at
Application Deadline: July 22, 2014
Posted: 7/17/14

Contact Name: Laura Lynn
Contact Phone: (208) 313-5934
Address, City, State: 327 E Pine St Shelley, ID 83274
Email Address: 
Job Title: House Sitting
Job Description: I need someone to house sit for me out here in Shelley Friday, the 18th through Sunday evening the 20th.  I am willing to pay $20 per day as while I had to put my old sweet dog down recently I now have a lively 5 month old puppy and my two cats.  If you have anyone on campus who is interested I'd love to hear from them.  
Requirements / Qualifications: Someone who loves animals and is responsible
Date: July 18th  through July 20th
Pay / Wage: $20/day
How to Apply: Please contact me either at: (208)313-5934 or via email
Posted: 7/11/14

Contact Name: Matt Fischer
Company: Multiple-Small Businesses
Contact Phone: 703-344-5358
Address, City, State: 801 21st Street Arlington VA 22202
Email Address:
Job Title: Office Manager/ Social Media Manager
Job Description: This is a very part time job, taking 30min to 1 Hour each day, It is perfect for a mother who is home with kids, or a dedicated student who has excellent time management and planning abilities. The job will consist of 3 daily activities: 1. Checking the companies Email accounts, responding back to timely inquiries and setting up appointments and calendar items 2. Checking each companies Voice Mail and responding back to clients in a timely manor. 3. Answering phone calls during the day (EST) and setting up appointment. It will also consists of Bi-weekly activities: 1. Manage social posting calendar, 2X a week 2. edit and add social media post to the calendar. 3. Respond back to social media request and comments.
Requirements / Qualifications: We are looking for someone who is very detailed oriented, on time, responsible, personable, and has experience working in customer service. Not required but preferred, someone who has an understanding of social media, Hootsuite, advertising/marketing, experience working at the front desk of an office. etc.
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: .5-1 Hr a day
Pay / Wage: 9.00/hr
How to Apply: Please send a paragraph showing us why you will excel at this job, include any applicable experience. Include your resume, send it to
Posted: 7/11/14

Contact Name: Sarah Hartman
Company: Range Dining
Contact Phone: 208 787 8131
Address, City, State: 10 Headwaters Dr. Victor, ID
Email Address:
Job Description: Range, located in Teton Springs Lodge & Spa is seeking reliable and experienced part time servers, bussers, food runners and golf cart attendants. Must be a team player and possess a positive attitude. Various positions available at our many different outlets on property including the pool, banquet department, golf cart, and restaurant. Competitive wages & tips, employee discounts, golfing privileges and many more benefits.
Requirements / Qualifications: Positive attitude and desire to learn
Start Date: asap
Duration / End Date: october
Hours: 4pm-10pm or 10am-4pm
Pay / Wage: 4.50/hour + tips
How to Apply: Email for interview
Posted: 7/11/14

Contact Name: Ben Skidmore
Company: B&B Lawns
Contact Phone: 208-520-1529
Address, City, State: 3656 Ridgeland Dr., Idaho Falls, Idaho
Email Address:
Job Title: Lawn care crew member
Job Description: Looking for cautious, detail-oriented people to do professional lawn care in Idaho Falls. Job duties include mowing,edging, trimming, fertilizing, weeding, talking with customers and other duties.
Requirements / Qualifications: Ability to pull a trailer is preferred. Absolutely need to be able to work until fall clean up season is over (around November depending on the weather).
Start Date: July 2014
Duration / End Date: November 2014
Hours: 20-30 hours a week
Pay / Wage: Negotiable depending on experience
How to Apply: Call Ben Skidmore at 520-1529 or find an application on our website ( and email it to
Posted: 7/11/14

Contact Name: Shayne Remington 
Company: Remington ChemDry 
Contact Phone: 208 569 7436 
Address, City, State: 3797 W 2000 N P O Box 82 Rexburg ID 83440 
Email Address: 
Job Title: Carpet upholstery tile cleaning technician 
Job Description: clean carpet upholstery tile  
Requirements / Qualifications: Need trained ChemDry carpet cleaning technican Can be train lift up to 125 pounds customer skill work well with people good driving skill need to know the Chem-Dry method training online 
Start Date: now 
Duration / End Date: Jan 2015 
Hours: 20-60 hours a week 
Pay / Wage: depending on experience 
How to Apply: Preferred first to send resume and your schedule when you are available to Can call me at 208-569-7436 Shayne Remington  
Application Deadline: August 5 2014 
Other / Comments: Preferred full time part time must need to work full day prefer not part day can work around your schedule if it works out with different employees
Posted: 7/10/14