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LSPR Employment Opportunities

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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

Maintenance Supervisor for Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 4/10/15) Duties include daily maintenance operations and cleaning of the Legacy Park Community Center.  Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology preferred plus experience in construction, maintenance or repair, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and aquatic operations.  Starting salary is $36,150 plus excellent benefits.  Apply online  (include resume) 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.


 

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF PARK CONSTRUCTION

(Posted 3/3/15) Provides coordination and development of park construction and greenway projects with supervisory responsibilities as needed. Uses advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret, and make deductions from various facts or circumstances. Works with the Superintendent of Park Planning & Construction to supervise and oversee park construction and greenway projects. Qualifications include five years experience in a similar field or a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field with three years experience preferred. A valid state driver’s license is required.  SALARY:  Starting at $42,865.82 plus excellent benefits 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

Facility Supervisor - Harris Park Community Center

(Posted 4/28/15) The Facility Services Supervisor responds to telephone requests, assists patrons and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the entire parks and recreation staff. They Process high volumes of registrations, rentals and memberships seasonally and maintains critical cash controls. Also responsible of 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. Compensation: $8.50/hour. Apply online (include resume) or mail resume to 220 SE Green, LSMO, 64063. Applications may also be dropped off in person at Harris Park Community Center, 110 SW Blue Parkway, LSMO, 64063.


 

Service Representative – City Hall location

(Posted 4/24/15) The Service Representative position responds to telephone requests, assists patrons, processes registrations and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the department.  Requirements: Prefer graduation from high school and one year of college; At least one year experience in customer service required; approximately 20-25 hours per week, Hours between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.   Compensation: $7.65 / hour. Complete the online application or apply in person or send application to: LSPR, 220 SE Green Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063. EOE.


 

Itty Bitty T-ball Site Supervisor

(Posted 4/27/15) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring Site Supervisors for Itty Bitty T-ball. 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 June 6 - July 18. Position could expand to other Itty Bitty programs.  Compensation: $8.50/hour. Complete the online application or apply in person or send application to: LSPR, 220 SE Green Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063. EOE.


 

Personal Trainers

(Posted 4/27/15) 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 here (include resume) 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

(Posted 4/27/15) 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. Send resume with relevant experience and professional references to: Aryn Lessmeier, Recreation Supervisor, email:  aryn.lessmeier@cityofls.net, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086, Fax 816.969.1563.


 

LSPR Summer Marketing Intern

(posted 4/17/15) Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation is seeking a summer intern to assist with gathering photographic content in our parks and facilities to be used in online and print applications.  The ideal candidate has a strong interest in photography, a knack for capturing quality outdoor photos, action photos, social photos, and has basic skills in Adobe Creative Suite. The internship is a paid opportunity and will require a 10-12 hour per week commitment.
To apply, we’re asking you to send in your resume along with a portfolio of pictures you have taken in your favorite Lee’s Summit parks to lspr@cityofls.net.  A hiring decision will be made in May 2015.
FAQ’s

  • How long is the internship?  - A minimum 8 week commitment is expected.
  • Do I have to be a college student to qualify?  - Higher education, especially in the arts, is desired but not required.
  • Do I have to live in Lee’s Summit to be considered?  - Knowing your way around Lee’s Summit will be highly beneficial to you, but living in Lee’s Summit is not a requirement.
  • What are the hours?  The majority of the work is conducted out in the parks, facilities, and during special events and thus the bulk of the hours are flexible and typically weather dependent.
  • May I use my own equipment during the internship?  - Absolutely!  The department will provide a digital camera and access to a basic Windows 7 computer during the internship to those lacking equipment; however, the intern is certainly welcome to use their own camera and/or computer if they desire.

 

Childcare Attendant

(Re-Posted 3/24/15) 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.  
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 here or respond to this posting. 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.


 

Volleyball Referee

(Posted 3/23/15) LSPR is seeking individuals age 18 and up with in-depth knowledge of volleyball to referee adult volleyball and potentially some youth volleyball matches. 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.  Should have experience officiating youth, high school or competitive volleyball matches. NFHS experience preferred.Pay: $10-$20/game, based on experience.


 

Lifeguard - Indoor Aquatics Morning Shift.

(R-posted 3/2/15) Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation is seeking a qualified lifeguard to assist in the supervision Legacy Park Community Center’s Indoor Aquatics. Primary hours needed are 5am – 10am, Monday-Friday. American Red Cross or equivalent lifeguard training certification required in addition to basic first aid and CPR certification. Can be obtained upon employment. Salary is $7.75/hour. An application must be completed and may be obtained at 220 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 or online. EOE


 

Summit Waves Still Hiring Lifeguards and Concession/Welcome Desk Supervisors

(Posted 4/23/15) 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Camp Summit Summer 2015

All positions are currently filled but we are still accepting applications for future openings.