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LSPR Employment Opportunities

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TO PRINT OUT AN APPLICATION TO MAIL OR SUBMIT IN PERSON CLICK HERE.

 

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

Facility Maintenance Specialist

(Posted 1/12/15) The Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a full-time custodian position for the Legacy Park Community Center. This position performs a variety of duties involving the maintenance and cleaning of the Legacy Park Community Center. Must be available to work varied hours that include evenings and weekends. Salary: $28,268.71 plus benefits. Apply online or send resume & application to the Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. EOE. Open until filled.


 

Recreation Supervisor - Hartman Park Adult Sports Complex

(Posted 1/7/15) This position is responsible for planning, programming, developing, organizing, supervising, coordinating and evaluating the Adult Sports complex and programs at Hartman Park. In addition the position oversees several instructional programs serving patrons of all ages. Directly supervises part-time employees and volunteers. Bachelor's degree in Recreation or related field required. Experience managing sports leagues and program development is preferred. Compensation: Starting salary: $26,112 with excellent benefits. Apply online or send resume to Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. FAX: 816-969-1515. Open until filled. EOE.


 

Part Time Employment

Summit Waves Summer 2015 NOW HIRING!

Summit Waves is located just off 50 Highway and 291 South in Lee's Summit and includes a 904' Action River,  one body slide and one tube slide, a six lane lap pool with diving boards, a water playground area featuring mini-slides, dump buckets and more. It also offers a concession stand, private rentals and more. Summit Waves
provides a safe, clean, family friendly atmosphere and hires self motivated, professional people who keep customer service in mind at all times. If this is you, apply online today! Interviews beginning soon! (Positions open until filled). LSPR is an EOE.

  • ASSISTANT FACILITY MANAGER: Responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Summit Waves Aquatic Center.  This includes managing all programs, welcome desk, food and beverage and custodial staff, and oversees contracted lifeguard staff.  Bachelor’s degree and three years experience in pool operations preferred. Position to start mid May through Labor Day.  Compensation: $13.50 / hr.
  • WELCOME DESK / FOOD & BEVERAGE SUPERVISOR: Responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the parks and recreation staff.  Processes high volumes of entry fees and memberships seasonally and maintains critical cash controls.  Supervises part-time employees. One to two years experience in customer service preferred as well as basic first aid and CPR. Jackson County Food Handlers permit required. Compensation: $9.00/HR.
  • DECK ATTENDANT: Maintain an attractive aquatic facility by constantly cleaning decks, restrooms, food and beverage eating area and outside areas. One to two years experience in customer service preferred as well as basic first aid and CPR. Compensation: $7.65/HR.
  • CONCESSION ATTENDANT: Prepare and serve foods and beverages, assists patrons, performs inventory and maintains a clean and orderly work environment. Process high volumes of food and drink sales and maintains critical cash controls. One to two years experience in customer service preferred as well as basic first aid and CPR. Jackson County Health Department Food Handlers Permit required. Compensation: $7.65/HR.
  • SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE: Responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire parks and recreation staff. Process high volumes of registrations and memberships seasonally and maintains critical cash controls. Bachelor's degree in recreation or other related field preferred as well as one to two years experience in customer service. Basic first aid and CPR required. Compensation: $7.65/HR.
  • HEAD LIFEGUARD: Responsible for assisting the Aquatics Coordinator and Assistant Facility Manager in the physical operation and maintenance of Summit Waves and/or Legacy Park Community Center aquatics center.  This includes supervision of lifeguard, program, custodial and welcome desk staff.  High school graduate plus 2 years experience in management and/or aquatics preferred.  American Red Cross or equivalent lifeguard training certification required as well as basic first aid and CPR certification. Compensation: $9.00/hr.
  • LIFEGUARD: 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 / HR.
  • SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR: Responsible for teaching swimming lessons in a logical progression for aquatic sill development. One to two years experience in customer service preferred as well as basic first aid and CPR.  Also, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification preferred. Compensation: $7.75 / HR.

 

Fitness/Gym Attendant

(Posted 1/13/15) This position monitors the weight room, cardio room, group exercise studio, cycle studio and gymnasium for compliance of facility and LSPR rules and regulations. Applicant is expected to emphasize patron service and to work with retention and promotion of quality service. Position conducts orientations for patrons and routine cleaning of all areas that are monitored. Minimum 16 years of age. Basic First Aid and CPR certification required. Experience with fitness equipment and customer service preferred. Salary: $7.65 / Hour. 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.


 

Recreation Supervisor - Gamber Community Center

This position is responsible for planning, programming, developing, organizing, supervising, coordinating and evaluating of instructional programs. In addition the position will also serve as a facility supervisor at the Gamber Community Center working various hours including weekends. Bachelor's degree in Recreation or related field required. Experience in program development and/or facility management is preferred. Starting salary: $12.75/hr. Apply online or send resume to Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. FAX: 816-969-1515. Open until filled. EOE.


 

Camp Summit Summer 2015 NOW HIRING!

Be a part of one of the most popular recreational day camps in the area with over 400 five to eleven year olds each week!  Camp Summit provides a safe, organized, fun and activity filled atmopshere and requires the same type of employees to help make it what it is - if this is you, apply online today! Interviews beginning soon! (Positions open until filled). LSPR is an EOE.

  • CAMP DIRECTOR: Position is responsible for overseeing the organization, supervision, coordination and evaluation of a complete recreational camp program; coordinating the planning, preparing and conducting daily camp activities; Incorporating and enforcing system philosophy and policy in all rules, regulations and administration of camp programs and activities; overseeing the responsibility for supervision of staff; for maintaining files, clean up, and related work as required. Requirements: Prefer graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in recreation or related field, or, two years of college and two years of camp experience, certification in first Aid and CPR, mandatory attendance of staff training presented by the Lee's Summit parks and Recreation department. Pay: $12.00 / hour
  • CAMP MANAGER & ASSISTANT MANAGER: Position is responsible for the organization, supervision, coordination and evaluation of a complete recreational camp program; Planning, preparing and conducting daily camp activities; Incorporate and enforce system philosophy and policy in all rules, regulations and administration of camp programs and activities; Responsible for supervision of staff; responsible for maintaining files, clean up, and related work as required. Requirements: Prefer graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in recreation or related field, or, two years of college and/or two years of camp experience, certification in first Aid and CPR, mandatory attendance of staff training presented by LSPR. Pay: Manager: $11.00 / hour – Assistant Manager: $9.50/hour.
  • CAMP COUNSELOR: Applicants must be 18 or older and should be available during the day for the summer months. Position is responsible for maintaining a recreational and safe day camp. Pay: $7.65 / Hour
  • SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE: Position responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire Camp Summit and Harris Park Community Center staff. Applicant should be able to multi-task and prioritize. Position processes high volumes of camp registrations and weekly fees and maintains critical cash controls. In addition position processes registrations and rentals for the department.

 

Service Representative - Gamber Community Center

(Posted 12/22/14) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking a service representative to work the front desk at the Gamber Community Center during evening and weekend hours.  Responsibilities include responding to telephone request, assist patrons and performs a variety of administrative functions for the Gamber Community Center. Hours may vary. Applicant must be flexible and available to work weekends. Salary: $7.65/Hour. Apply online. Or submit application and resume to LSPR. 220 SE Green St. Lee's Summit, MO 64063

 


 

Youth League Basketball Officials

(Posted 12/16/14) LSPR is seeking individuals age 16 and up with knowledge of basketball to referee youth basketball games at various locations in Lee's Summit. Candidates should be able to use accepted techniques in officiating the games; enforce league rules and regulations; maintain self-control and composure; and be responsible for the safety of participants and spectators. Games will be held Friday evenings and Saturdays. Should have some experience officiating youth sports, NFHSA Basketbll experience preferred. Pay: $10-$20/game. Apply online. EOE.


 

Indoor Swim Lesson Instructor - Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 10/31/14) LSPR is hiring swim lesson instructors for the Legacy Park Community Center. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday hours available. Must be at least 16 years of age, minimum of 1 year experience preferred. Pay Rate: $7.50 / Hour or $8.50 / Hour is WSI Certified.  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.


 

Group Exercise Instructor

(Re-posted 10/20/14) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring Group Exercise Instructors. 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