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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. 


Campground Attendant/Campground Security     

Must be at least 18 years of age. Campground Attendants will be responsible for registering campers at the campground in person and over the phone, informing campers of availability of sites, giving campsite information.  Other duties as assigned.  Campground Security will be responsible for enforcing campground rules and regulations, and other duties as assigned.  Informs Park Police of any problems at the campground.

$8.00 - $12.00
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Amenities Concessions     

Must be at least 16 years of age.  These positions are placed at a variety of locations including the Gage Park Mini-Train and Carousel, Lake Shawnee Marina, and at ball field concession stands.  The Concessions Cashiers sell concessions at Bettis Complex, Girls Softball Complex, Marina, Dornwood, Rueger and Shawnee North.  Mini Train/Carousel concession cashiers sell tickets/tokens and concessions to patrons for the mini train and the carousel.  Must be able to run a cash register.  Must be friendly and demonstrate great customer service skill.  Must be able to count change, provide customer service, complete cash reports, keep records, follow KDHE health codes, and other duties as assigned.  Must be able to work in the heat.  Preference will be given to applicants who are available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

$7.25 - $12.00
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Mini-Train Driver       

Must be at least 18 years of age.  This job entails driving the Gage Park Mini-Train and being a positive front-line representative of Shawnee County Parks + Recreation to park patrons.  Mini Train Drivers will collect tickets from passengers before boarding, and present an interpretive tour of the park during the train ride.  Mini Train Drivers must be friendly, demonstrate excellent customer service skills and complete other duties as assigned.  Must be able to work in the heat.

$9.00 - $12.00
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Summer Day Camps      

Must be at least 18 yrs of age. Summer Day Camp employee will supervise groups of children ages 6-12, plan and lead activities throughout the day, and help others with their groups as necessary.  Employee will be assigned to one of the following camps:  Passport to Adventures Camp (Crestview), Back To Nature Camp (Gage Park in outdoor setting), Funzone Camp (Central Park), Funzone Camp (Oakland), Cool Summer Camp (Garfield), Lake Camp (Lake Shawnee), and Shawnee North Camp (North Community Center).  Applicants should have volunteer/work experience with children and must have a High School Diploma/GED and First Aid and CPR certification.

$8.00 - $12.00
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Civitan Camp    

Must be at least 18 yrs of age.  Civitan Day Camp employee must be familiar with and have experience in working with persons with disabilities.  The employee will assist participant(s) with behavioral, physical, and or mental skills, as necessary, to enable their success in the program.  Civitan Day Camp employee must demonstrate patience with persons who have difficulty maintaining proper social behavior, have a High School Diploma/GED and First Aid and CPR certification.

$8.00 - $12.00
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Aquatics Facilities      

Lifeguard
Must be at least 16 years of age, acquire Lifeguard certification prior to working.   Under direction, performs work of moderate difficulty in the lifeguarding duties at the aquatics facility.  Performs related work duties as required.

Swim Lesson Instructor
Must be at least 16 years of age, current Lifeguard, and Swim Lesson Instruction class.  Under less general direction, performs work of moderate difficulty in instructing lessons and lifeguarding.  Performs related work duties as required

Management
Must be at least 16 years of age. Under general direction, performs work of considerable difficulty in directing, scheduling, cash reports and internal operations of the aquatic facilities.  Performs related work duties as required.

$8.00 - $12.00
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Aquatics Cashiers
Concessions Cashiers:  Must be at least 16 years of age. Under general direction, cashier performs work of routine difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession operation of all aquatic facilities.  Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner.  All concession staff will be required to take part in all training sessions before the season opens. 

$7.25 - $10.00
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Sport Fields Maintenance

Must be at least 16 
years of age.  Supervised by Sports Facility Manager.  The applicant will provide maintenance care at multiple Shawnee County sports facilities.  Under general supervision, this employee will be responsible for various maintenance tasks.  Day-to-day and seasonal tasks may differ.

$7.25 - $12.00
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Sports Staff        

Must be at least 16 years of age. Supervised by Youth and Adult managers as well as Youth and Adult Seasonal Managers.  The applicant will supervise both youth and adult sports programs at various facilities within Shawnee County.  Sports Supervisors must be able to work with minimum supervision, interact in a professional and courteous manner with patrons, and act as a lead staff member at SCP+R facilities during various events.

$7.25 - $12.00
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Intermittent Recreation Aide     

Must be at least 16 years of age.  Locations at Community Centers.  Days and hours of work will vary.  Wage will vary based on experience.  Will assist in recreation programs with activities, registrations, answer phones, and other duties assigned.

$7.25 - $12.00
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Shelter Cleaning Crew      

Must be at least 18 yrs of age.  Prefer KS DL and able to drive a county vehicle.  Will involve opening and closing
, cleaning and stocking shelters and restrooms in and around Gage Park and Lake Shawnee.  Normally a three or four day work week with set hours which will include at least one weekend day or evening.  Duties include cleaning sinks, counters, tables, chairs, and floors.  Restrooms inside shelters and public restrooms.  Other duties as assigned.  Could lead to year-round part-time work limited to 1,560 hours per year.  Schedules will be discussed with successful applicants during interviews.

$8.00 - $12.00
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Park Police
   
   


Must be at least 21 years of age.  Law enforcement certified preferred.  No criminal convictions.  Officers will be involved in monitoring parks, assist in special events, provide education on laws and Shawnee County resolutions, and advise and enforce when needed.

$15.00 - $20.00
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Park Maintenance Positions

Must be at least 18 years of age.  Must be able to work in the heat.

Grounds Maintenance
Maintain park grounds located in Shawnee County. Mow using a riding mower, use a weed eater, pick up trash, and other duties as assigned.

Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance
Maintain flower beds and landscape in Shawnee County parks. Duties include weeding, planting, using various power equipment, work in the greenhouse. Other duties as assigned.

Natural Areas/Forestry Maintenance
Assist forestry crew doing groundwork. Operate chainsaw, mower, weed eater, skid steer, use hand tools, drive pickup with trailer. Trail maintenance, prairie and woodland restoration.

Golf Course Grounds Maintenance
Maintain golf courses ran by Shawnee County. Duties include mowing, weed eating, leaf blowing/pickup, sand trap work, tree trimming, trash removal and other duties as assigned.

$8.00 - $12.00
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