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MAIL TO: Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063.

FAX: 816-969-1515.

EMAIL: lspr@cityofls.net

Full-Time Employment

Accountant

(Posted 2/22/2016) Provides financial support services to the Parks and Recreation department for the daily operational needs of the department including but not limited to, budgeting and financial reporting, project accounting, payroll coordination, finance and procurement coordination, software administration and training, internal and external customer service.  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required with a minimum of three years experience.  SALARY:  Starting at $36,149.53 plus an excellent benefit package.  Apply Online or send resume to Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063.  FAX: 816-969-1515.  Open until filled. EOE

Park Specialist

(Posted 4/27/2016) The Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a Park Specialist within the Parks Maintenance and Operations Division. The Parks Specialist performs a variety of duties involved with the maintenance and construction of city parks, grounds, and facilities.  This position will involve the operation of trucks, tractors and a variety of manual power tools and equipment required for the daily upkeep of 29 City parks spanning over 1200 acres. The preferred candidate will possess knowledge and experience of parks maintenance equipment, irrigation repair and maintenance, sports turf management, landscape maintenance and installation, hardscaping, and/or concrete flat work.  Consideration will also be given to applicants with pool maintenance and operations experience.

This is an hourly, non-exempt position that does require the availability of holidays, evenings, and weekends as needed.  LSPR offers employees a competitive benefits package. Basic Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, valid state driver’s license, and one year experience   SALARY:  Starting at $28,266.71 plus an excellent benefit package.  Apply Online or send resume to Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063.  FAX: 816-969-1515.  Open until filled. EOE

Part-Time Employment

Park Maintenance - Seasonal 

Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for the position of Park Maintenance - Seasonal Worker. 

Duties include maintaining park grounds and facilities such as buildings, planting beds, fences and benches using hand and power tools. This position will also be servicing and cleaning playgrounds, swimming pools, structures, and picnic shelters.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, one year experience and a valid state driver’s license.  

HOURS:  40 hours per week (generally May-August).  STARTING SALARY:$8.50 per hour.  

Apply online (include resume) or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063.  Applications may also be dropped off in person at City Hall, 220 SE Green Street, LSMO 64063. EOE.                

Lifeguard - Seasonal

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking qualified applicants to serve as lifeguards for the Summit Waves Aquatic Center. No previous experience of lifeguard certification required, training and certification provided. Must be at least 15 years of age, able to swim 300 yards without stopping, tread water for minimum of 2 minutes without using hands, and retrieve a 5 lb brick from the bottom of a pool. Compensation: $7.75. Send resume or application to the Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 200 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 or email it here. EOE. Open until filled.

Assistant Manager - Summit Waves

Incorporate and enforce system philosophy and policy in all rules, regulations, and administration of Summit Waves programs.

•           Responsible for supervision of Summit Waves staff

•           Work with Aquatics Coordinator in hiring, training, and terminating personnel.

•           Maintain up-to-date accurate records of expenditures, attendance, time sheets, staff payroll records and activity reports.

•           Responsible for overseeing aquatic programs and activities.

•           Responsible for emergency decisions, calling 911, and decisions concerning inclement weather which warrants emergency shelter.

•           Responsible for administering patron discipline policy.

•           Organize and administer bi-weekly trainings for all positions

•           Responsible for handling all food and beverage ordering.

•           Responsible for inventory, maintenance, and supervision of all aquatic equipment and supplies.

•           Responsible for handling all patron complaints, comments, and feedback

•           Responsible for the overall operation for the facility any any assocaited programs

Apply online or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE.

Food & Beverage / Welcome Desk Supervisor - Summit Waves

Primary point of contact for department patron services.  Assists patrons and accepts registrations. Responds to telephone requests and assists patrons with a wide variety of questions.

•           Creates, maintains, and performs data entry into a large variety of patron databases.

•           Processes financial transactions for primary registration center and maintains all transaction history.

•           Assists other Parks and Recreation facilities with transactions and patron services, may perform duties and responsibilities of various patron service positions throughout the department as needed.

•           Accepts payments and balances daily receipts deposit.

•           Ability to learn operations in various other areas of the facility, and be able to demonstrate knowledge in those areas if needed.

•           Enforces facility policies and procedures consistently for staff and patrons.

•           Insures the enforcement of park and recreation rules and regulations.

•           Performs those activities necessary to insure the safety of participants.

•           Supervises all bodies of water, locker rooms and general seating areas to ensure that all patrons adhere to all rules and policies.

•           Ability to deal effectively with the public with a cheerful and positive attitude.  Ability to handle disgruntled patrons.

•           Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.

•           Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Apply online here or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE.

Service Representative - Summit Waves

Primary point of contact for department customer service.  Assists customers and accepts registrations. Responds to telephone requests and assists patrons with a wide variety of questions.

•           Creates, maintains and performs data entry into a large variety of patron databases.

•           Maintains administrative records and files for the entire park system.

•           Processes financial transactions for primary registration center and maintains all transaction history.

•           Assists other Parks and Recreation facilities with transactions and patron services, may perform duties and responsibilities of various customer service positions throughout the department as needed.

•           Accepts payments and balances daily receipts deposit.

•           Schedules facility reservations and prepares appropriate notices.

•           Prepares letters, reports, press releases, newsletters for all park staff / programs.

•           Designs and distributes brochures and flyers for classes and programs.

•           Assist with program rescheduling as needed.

•           Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Apply online or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE.

Facility Supervisor - Gamber Community Center

The Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a part-time Evening/Weekend Facility Supervisor. Flexible scheduling to fit your busy life. The Facility Supervisor responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire parks and recreation staff. The facility supervisor processes high volumes of registrations, rentals and memberships and maintains critical cash controls. Also responsible for overseeing the facility and its operations when full-time staff members are absent.

Basic Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work. One to two years experience in customer service and basic first aid and CPR preferred. Apply online (include resume) or mail resume to 220 SE Green, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Gamber Community Center, 4 SE Independence Ave, LSMO, 64063. $8.50/hr

Service Representative - Gamber Community Center

The Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a part-time evening/weekend service representative. Flexible scheduling to fit your busy life. This position responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire parks and recreation staff. The service representative processes registrations, rentals, and memberships and maintains critical cash controls. Assists in event planning as needed. Basic Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work. One to two years experience in customer service and basic first aid and CPR preferred. Apply online (include resume) or mail resume to 220 SE Green, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Gamber Community Center, 4 SE Independence Ave, LSMO, 64063. $7.65/hr

Camp Summit Counselor & Support Counselors

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring Camp Summit Camp Counselor & Support Counselors. Both positions are responsible for planning, initiating and conducting day camp activites for 5 to 11 year olds. Camp Summit is held M-F 6:30am to 6pm. Counselors work closely with 10 - 15 campers each day and participate in daily swimming, activites and weekly field trips. Minimum18 years of age. Basic First Aid and CPR certification must be obtianed prior to first day of Camp Sumit. Compensation: $7.65 / hour. Apply online.  

Special Event Staff - Legacy Park Amphitheater

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring Legacy Park Amphitheater Event Staff. This position is responsible for responding to telephone requests, assisting patrons, attending gates, distributing event promotional materials, preparing food, maintaining facility cleanliness, assisting with parking and performing a variety of administrative functions for the Superintendent of Special Events.  Apply online.  

Facility Supervisor - Hartman Park

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking qualified applicants to serve as facility supervisor for the Hartman Park Adult Sports Complex. Primary Responsibilities: Monitor fields, umpires, and parking lots. Additional responsibilities include completing score cards for games, and nightly set up and tear down of patio equipment. LSPR staff is expected to provide exceptional customer service, this position will deal with patron requests in a customer-friendly manner and refers situations to management. Keep a safe environment and provide a good experience for all participants. Hours vary and applicant should be flexible. Apply online

Site Supervisor - Itty Bitty Soccer

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking Site Supervisors for Itty Bitty Soccer. Primary Responsibilities: Monitor courts; Provide exceptional customer service to children and parents; Keep roll-call and stations organized; Run program the entire 45 minute session for several sessions; Encourage children; Keep environment safe; Provide a good experience for the children. Hours will be Saturday morning to early afternoon from April 9-May 14. Position could expand to other Itty Bitty programs. Apply online

Childcare Attendant - Legacy Park Community Center

Legacy Park Community Center is seeking flexible, energetic, creative and personable people to serve in the child care center. Interested candidates must be available weekdays 7:45am – 12:30pm & 4pm-8:30pm; Saturdays 7:45am-2pm; and Sundays 1:45pm-5pm.Requirements: Minimum high school diploma to first year college. Minimum one year experience in working with children between the ages of 6 months to 10 years old. Basic first aid and CPR certification required. Must exhibit good communication and exceptional patron relation skills. Ability to establish good working relationship with patrons, subordinates and supervisors. Ability to maintain self-control and composure and set a professional example for the staff and participants. Hours may vary. Salary: $7.65 / hr. EOE. Apply online or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE.

Facility Supervisor - Legacy Park Community Center

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring a Facility Supervisor to cover weekends. The position oversees consistent service in all areas of the LPCC when full-time management is not on site. Assists management with scheduling of part time staff and compliance of schedule. Deals with patron requests in a customer-friendly manner and refers situations to management. One to two years experience in customer service preferred. Basic First Aid and CPR required. Any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work. compensation: $10 / hour. Apply online or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE.

RevUP Trainers

Responsible for quality personal training of RevUP participants in a small group setting based upon participants goals established within the program. Exercise Specialist is expected to emphasize customer service, work with retention and promotion of the RevUP program, administer fitness assessments, and assist clients with successfully reaching goals and maintaining motivation. Must be able to analyze community needs, problem solve and communicate solutions relative to the needs of all age groups. Basic first aid and CPR certification required. Current Accredited National Personal Training Certification such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, etc required. Required to perform and pass demonstration of skills for RevUP Program Supervisor. Must be able to maintain current certifications. Pay rate: $25/hour. Apply online or send resume with relevant experience and professional references to: Joe Sherman, Recreation Supervisor, email: jsherman@cityofls.net  901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086, Fax 816.969.1563. EOE.

Group Fitness Instructor - Legacy Park Community Center

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring Group Exercise Instructors in all formats. This position is responsible for conducting quality group exercise classes. The instructor is expected to emphasize patron service, and to work with retention and promotion of quality programs. Basic first aid and CPR certification required. Current Accredited National Group Exercise Certification such as ACSM, ACE, AFAA and ZUMBA, etc required. May be required to perform and pass demonstration of skills for Recreation Supervisor. Must be able to maintain current certifications. Compensation: $18 - $23/hour. Apply online or send application to Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee's Summit, MO 64086. Open until filled. EOE.

Custodian - Legacy Park Community Center

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring for a part-time custodial position at Legacy Park Community Center. This position performs a variety of duties involving the maintenance and cleaning of the facility. Must be available to work varied hours that include evenings and weekends. Salary: $7.65 per hour. Apply online or send application to Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee's Summit, MO 64086. EOE. Open until filled.

Morning/Afternoon Lifeguard

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking qualified applicants to serve as lifeguards for Legacy Park Community Center. HOURS NEEDING TO BE FILLED ARE M-F 5AM - 3PM. No previous experience of lifeguard certification required, training and certification provided. Must be at least 15 years of age, able to swim 300 yards without stopping, tread water for minimum of 2 minutes without using hands, and retrieve a 5 lb brick from the bottom of a pool. Compensation: $7.75. Send resume or application to the Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 200 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 or apply online. EOE. Open until filled.

Personal Trainers

Responsible for possessing the knowledge, skills and abilities for safe and effective exercise and fitness program design, instruction and assistance for the purpose of reaching personal health and fitness goals. Basic first aid and CPR certification required. Current Accredited National Personal Training Certification such as ACSM, ACE, NSCA, NASM, etc required. May be required to perform and pass demonstration of skills for RevUP Program Supervisor and Legacy Park Community Center Assistant Manager. Must be able to maintain current certifications. Send resume with relevant experience and professional references. Compensation: $25/Hour. Apply online or send resume with relevant experience and professional references to: Jenny Brennan, Recreation Supervisor, email:  jbrennan@cityofls.net, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086, Fax 816.969.1563. EOE.

Service Representative at LPCC

This position will be working 5 hours shifts throughout the week during hours of operation which are: Monday through Friday, 4:30am – 10pm; Saturday 6:30am-8pm; and Sunday 7:30am-8pm. Responsibilities include responding to telephone requests, assisting patrons and performing a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire community center staff. In addition position will process registrations and memberships. Bachelor's in recreation or related field preferred and/or one to two years experience in customer service preferred. Basic First Aid and CPR certification required. Salary: $8.50 / hr. EOE. Apply online or mail resume to LSPR 220 SE Green Street, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, LSMO 64086. EOE. (Deadline 8/20/15)

Lee's Summit Parks and Rec
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  • Phone: 816-969-1500
  • FAX: 816-969-1515
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