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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

 


 

 

Part Time Employment

Service Representative – Gamber Community Center (evening/weekend position)

(Posted 5/21/15) The Service Representative position responds to telephone requests, assists patrons, processes registrations and performs a wide variety of administrative functions for the Gamber Community Center.  Requirements: At least one year experience in customer service; approximately 10-15hrs. per week.  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.  Attention: Pat Shepard.  EOE.


 

Service Representative – City Hall location

(Re-Posted 5/14/15) 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.


 

Custodian - Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 5/11/15) 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/ 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.


 

Fitness/Gym Attendant

(Posted 5/11/15) 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 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 evenings and 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.


 

Group Exercise Instructors (especially Aquatics & Boot Camp!)

(Posted 4/25/15) FUN FAST PACED and FULL OF FOLKS READY TO GET FIT! WE NEED YOU! LPCC Fitness Instructors are responsible for conducting quality group exercise classes in the area of cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and muscular endurance with warm up and cool down for each class. 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, etc required. May be required to perform and pass demonstration of skills for Recreation Supervisor. Must be able to maintain current certifications. Send resume with relevant experience and professional references. Compensation: $18-$23/hr. 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.


 

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.


 

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.

 

Lifeguard - Indoor Aquatics Morning Shift.

(Re-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.