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2017 Seasonal Employment

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Interested in working this summer or as other seasonal employment such as golf course or park maintenance? 

View the list of employment opportunities below then visit Shawnee County Human Resources to create an account and apply. 

Park Maintenance

Ground Maintenance (must be 18 years of age)– Ground Maintenance employee will maintain all SCP+R park grounds. Applicant will operate a push mower, riding mower, weed eater, pick up trash and perform other duties as assigned in order to maintain park grounds. Must be able to work in the heat. 

Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance (must be 18 years of age)- Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance employee will maintain flower beds and landscape in all SCP+R parks.  Applicant will weed and plant, use various power equipment, work in the greenhouse and perform other duties as assigned to maintain park landscaping and flower beds. Must be able to work in the heat.  

Natural Areas/Forestry Maintenance (18 years of age)- Natural Areas/Forestry Maintenance employee will assist a two person forestry crew aiding with ground work in various SCP+R locations . Employee will drag brush, feed chipper, and assist with tree care in parks (some chainsaw work involved).  Applicant will help in natural areas and will operate a ZTR mower, weed trimmer skid steer, various hand tools, and drive pickup with trailer.  Trail maintenance as well as prairie and woodland restoration involved. Must be able to work in the heat.

Beginning Date: Spring/Summer/Fall Positions 
Hourly Rate: $8.00-$11.00


Golf Course Maintenance

Golf Course Maintenance (must 18 years of age)- Golf Course Maintenance employee will maintain all SCP+R golf courses.  Applicant will  mow, weed eat, leaf blow/pickup, work on sand traps, tree trim, remove trash and complete other duties as assigned. Must be able to work in the heat. 

Beginning Date: Spring/Summer/Fall 
Hourly Rate: $8.50-$11.35


Park Police 

Park Police Officer- Must be 21 years of age and law enforcement certified.

Beginning Date: 4/14/17
End Date: Until Filled
Hourly Rate: $15.00-$20.00