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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

Superintendent of Park Operations

(Posted 7/7/14) Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Park Operations. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, supervising, coordinating and evaluating park maintenance in a park system of 1100+ acres, 32 parks, one historical cemetery, three community centers, one outdoor aquatics facility and a park operations complex. This position supervises 15-20 full and part time staff.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Park Management or a related field required.
2. Three to five years experience in park management or a related field required.
3. Valid Missouri State driver’s license required.
4. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of turf, tree and shrub care.
2. Knowledge of athletic field maintenance, park safety design, and safety procedures.
3. Knowledge of budget preparation.
4. Ability to: organize and present information, perform research; organize time, materials and personnel; and effectively set and accomplish goals.
5. Skills in organizing, planning and preparing park maintenance plans.
6. Skills in selecting, supervising, appraising, counseling and discharging personnel.
7. Ability to establish good working relationships with public, subordinates and supervisors.
8. Skills in negotiating and managing contracts.
 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Recruits, selects, supervises, trains, counsels, appraises and terminates if necessary volunteers and part time and full time personnel; oversees and administers outside contracts for services; coordinates with purchasing to obtain contracts for services as needed per the City’s Purchasing Policy; directs, develops and implements park maintenance programs and construction activities; identifies capital needs and makes recommendations; evaluates cost effectives of maintenance programs; controls expenditures and purchases materials and supplies; oversees activities necessary to insure the safety of park patrons in their use of park areas; insures the enforcement of section and park rules and regulations; prepares written repots and presentations; prepares and administers facility use agreements with school districts, athletic accounts and other groups; participates actively in professional organizations; works with citizen task forces and other citizen based groups to provide general support and foster open communication; works with Parks Administrator to gain overall guidance and direction in the conduct of duties.
 

Salary starting at $55,889 plus excellent benefits package. Applications available online or Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, 220 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, MO, 64063. Open until filled. EOE
 


 

Part Time Employment 

Gym/Weight Room Attendant at Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 7/24/14) This position monitors the gymnasium during peak season 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 fitness equipment and gymnasium area.   Minimum 16 years of age. Basic First Aid and CPR certification required. Experience with fitness equipment and instruction. Salary: $7.50 / Hour. Applications available online



Facility Supervisor - Gamber Center

(Posted 7/21/14) This position supervises other part-time employees and contract professionals for programs, facility operations and special events. This position is also responsible for the monitoring of the center in the absence of other full-time supervisors. Applicants must be available evenings and weekends. Hours may vary. Compensation: $8.50 / hour. Online application available here. Or submit resume and application to Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation, 220 SE Green St. LSMO. 64063. EOE.


 

Service Representative - Gamber Center

(Posted 7/21/14) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking a service representative to work the front desk at the Gamber Center. Responsibilities include responding to telephone request, assists patrons and performs a variety of administrative functions for the Gamber Center. Hours may vary. Applicant must be flexible and available to work weekends. Compensation: $7.50 / hour.Online application available here. Or submit application and resume to LSPR. 220 SE Green St. Lee's Summit, MO 64063. EOE


 

Lifeguards – Legacy Park Community Center / Summit Waves

(Posted 7/18/14) Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for life guards to work at Legacy Park Community Center and/or Summit Waves. Star Guard or equivalent lifeguard training certification required in addition to basic first aid and CPR certification. 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 at http://cityofls.net/Parks/Submenu/Employment/Parks-Employment-Application.aspx EOE


 

Service Representative at Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 7/9/14) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking a service representative to work the front desk at the Legacy Park Community Center. Responsibilities include responding to telephone request, assist patrons, sell memberships and programs and performs a variety of administrative functions for the Legacy Park Community Center. Hours may vary. Applicant must be flexible and available to work early mornings and weekends. Salary: $8.50/Hour. Online application available here. Or submit application and resume to LSPR. 220 SE Green St. Lee's Summit, MO 64063. EOE



Group Exercise Instructor

(Posted 5/22/14) 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.


 

Facility Supervisor - Hartman Park

(Posted 6/23/14) 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. Compensation: $10 / Hour. Apply online or send application to Gamber Center, 4 SE Independence Ave. Lee's Summit, MO 64063. EOE.


 

Swim Lesson Instructor- Summit Waves

(Posted 4/2/14) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking qualified applicants to serve as swim lesson instructors for the Summit Waves Aquatic Center and Legacy Park Community Center. Primary Responsibilities: Teaching Red Cross Learn to Swim Curriculum, filling out completion cards, and attending all classes in a session. Hours vary and applicant should be flexible. Compensation: $7.50 / Hour or $8.50/Hour for Water Safety Instructors (WSI). Apply online here or send application to Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. EOE