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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

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR

(Posted 2/12/15) Provides support services to the Parks and Recreation department for the daily operational needs of the department including but not limited to, financial reporting, budgeting, payroll and benefit coordination, finance and procurement coordination, software administration and training, registrations and rentals.  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting required with a minimum of five years experience.  SALARY:  Starting at $36,149.53.  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


 

Facility Maintenance Specialist

(Re-Posted 2/3/15) 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.


 

Part Time Employment

Service Representative, Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 2/25/15) This position will be working Monday through Friday, 4:30am – 10am. 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 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.



Facility Supervisor - Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 2/25/15) Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is hiring a Facility Supervisor to open Legacy Park Community Center interested candidates must be available 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. Hours may vary. Salary: $10 / 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.



Childcare Attendant

(Posted 2/25/15) 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.



Lifeguard - Indoor Aquatics Morning Shift.

(Posted 2/17/15) 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


 

Personal Trainer for Legacy Park Community Center

(Posted 2/9/15). This position is 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.

Interested candidates must possess:
1. Knowledge of human anatomy and the concepts of functional exercise, basic nutrition and basic exercise science
2. An ability to design individual and group exercise programs tailored to the needs and attainable goals of specific clients
3. An ability to conduct and understand the need and importance of screening and client assessment, initially and progressively
4. An ability to execute individual fitness program design in a safe and effective way
5. A desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals through appropriate cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility exercise
6. An ability to motivate others to improve their overall fitness and health
7. A dedication to maintaining personal integrity and your own health and fitness
8. An ability to interact with patrons in a professional manner and represent Legacy Park Community Center along with Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation to a world class standard.

Basic first aid and CPR certification required. Current Accredited National Personal Training Certification such as ACSM, ACE, NSCA, NASM, etc required. 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.  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.


 

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.

  • SWIM TEAM COACH: The Swim Team Coach assists with the planning, development, supervision and coordination of the recreational swimming program and performs related work as assigned. Assist with practices and meets, parent informational night and maintains inventory of equipment and ribbons. Two-years teaching (swim lessons) and/or coaching experience is preferred. Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and communication skills.Basic first aid and CPR certification required.Demonstrates a strong commitment to patron services. Salary: $2200.
  • SWIM LESSON COORDINATOR: Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation is seeking qualified applicants to serve as swim lesson coordinator for the Summit Waves Aquatic Center and Legacy Park Community Center. Primary Responsibilities: Train instructors, develop curriculum, and supervise all classes. Additional responsibilities include communicating with staff, registering children for classes and ensuring completion cards are finished. Hours vary and applicant should be flexible. Compensation: $13.50 / hr.

  • 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.

 

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 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: 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

 


 

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