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2017 Seasonal Employment

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Interested in working this summer as a camp counselor, lifeguard, or 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. 


Athletic Field Maintenance   
                                                                                          

Sports Maintenance Worker (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Sports Facility Manager. 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.

Sports Night Maintenance Worker (must be 18 years of age)- Supervised by Sports Facility Manager. 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. 

Beginning Date: 3/1/17
End Date: 9/27/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$11.00
APPLY HERE


Athletic Sports Staff 

Athletics Recreation Aide (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Recreation Supervisor. Applicant will serve as an office assistant for the Athletics Division, working with youth and adult programs offered throughout the year. The assistant will work at league offices within Shawnee County and must be able to work with minimum supervision.

Sports Supervisors (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Youth and Adult managers as well as Youth and Adult Seasonal Managers. 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.

Sports Maintenance Worker (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Sports Facility Manager. 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.

Sports Night Maintenance Worker (must be 18 years of age)- Supervised by Sports Facility Manager. 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.

Adult Sports Seasonal Manager (must be 18 years of age)- Supervised by Adult Sports Manager. Applicant will serve as lead for all employee personnel issues related to our adult programs offered throughout the year. The manager will work with various computer programs to ensure proper employee records and scheduling of seasonal employees. Applicant must be able to work with minimum supervision.  This position will supervise a minimum of 100+ seasonal employees. 

Adult Assistant Manager (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Adult Sports Manager and Seasonal Adult Manager. Applicant will serve as an assistant for all employee personnel issues related to our adult programs offered throughout the year. They will assist with facilities management at various SCP+R facilities.  The assistant will work with a variety of computer programs to ensure proper employee records as well as scheduling of seasonal employees. Applicant must be able to work with minimum supervision. This position will supervise a minimum of 100+ seasonal employees. 

Youth Sports Seasonal Manager (must be 18 years of age)- Supervised by Youth Sports Manager. Applicant will serve as lead for all employee personnel issues related to our youth programs that are offered throughout the year. The manager will work with various computer programs to ensure proper employee records and scheduling of seasonal employees. Applicant must be able to work with minimum supervision. This position will supervise a minimum of 100+ seasonal employees.

Youth Assistant Manager (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Youth Sports Manager and Seasonal Youth Manager.  Applicant will serve as an assistant for all employee personnel issues related to our youth programs offered throughout the year.  They will assist with facilities management at various SCP+R facilities.  The assistant will work with a variety of computer programs to ensure proper employee records as well as scheduling of seasonal employees.  Applicant must be able to work with minimum supervision.  This position will supervise a minimum of 100+ seasonal employees.

Scorekeeper (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by Youth and Adult Managers as well as Youth and Adult Seasonal Managers.  Scorekeepers will work at various facilities within Shawnee County and must be able to work with minimum supervision. 

Beginning Date: 3/1/17
End Date: 9/27/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$11.00
APPLY HERE


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 maintain park grounds. Must be able to work in the heat. 

Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance (must be 18 years of age)- Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance employee willmaintain 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 per 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
APPLY HERE


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 
Positions 
Hourly Rate: $8.50-$11.35
APPLY HERE


Park Police 

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

Beginning Date: 4/14/17
End Date: 8/14/17
Hourly Rate: $12.00-$14.00
APPLY HERE


Concessions at Bettis Complex, Softball Complex Marina and Dornwood

Assistant Manager (must be 16 years of age)- Under general direction, Assistant Manager performs work of considerable difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession operation. All concession staff will be required to take part in training sessions before the season opens.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $8.50-$9.00
APPLY HERE

Cashier (must be 16 years of age)- Under general direction, Cashier performs work of routine difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession operation. Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner.  All concession staff will be required to take part in training sessions before the season opens.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$9.00
APPLY HERE

Greeter (must be 16 years of age)- Under general direction, provide prompt, courteous communication and direction to teams, players, patrons and staff to the different fields, activities and amenities within Bettis Sports Complex. Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner. All staff will be required to take part in all training sessions before the season opens.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$9.00
APPLY HERE

Concessions at Rueger and Shawnee North

Manager (must be 16 years of age)- Under general direction, Manager performs work of considerable difficulty in directing and controlling internal concession operations. 

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $9.00-$10.00
APPLY HERE

Cashier (must be 16 years of age)- Under general direction, Cashier performs work of routine difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession  Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner.  All concession staff will be required to take part in training sessions before the season opens.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$9.00
APPLY HERE


Mini-Train and Carousel 

Manager (must be 16 years of age)- Supervised by the Community Events-Amenities Program Supervisor. Mini-Train and Carousel Manager will be responsible for reporting working conditions, staff evaluations, and cash flow on a daily basis.  The manger will provide an example to which the concession staff will follow. He or she will be required to schedule staff, maintain inventory, respond to calls and situations from employees in their absence, and perform closing and daily cash reports. This employee will provide customer service in a professional manner and will be required to take part in all training sessions before the season opens. Manager will work approximately 35-40 hours per week.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $9.00-$10.00
APPLY HERE

Assistant Manager (must be 16 years of age)- 
 The Assistant Manager will report to the Manager on a daily basis for an update on the status of inventory, employee performance, concession/admission sales, appearance and cleanliness, attendance, and revenue.  The Assistant Manager will lead, direct, and set an example to which the concession employees will follow. Applicant will be required to make quick decisions, use their own good judgment, and take part in all training sessions before the season opens. This position requires flexible hours and the ability to work evenings and weekends. Assistant Manager will work approximately 30-40 hours per week.

Beginning Date: 2/25/17
End Date: 10/29/17
Hourly Rate: $8.50-$9.00
APPLY HERE

Cashier (must be 16 years of age) - Under general direction, Cashier performs work of routine difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession operation. Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner.  All concession staff will be required to take part in training sessions before the season opens.

Beginning Date: 3/1/17
End Date: 10/31/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$9.00
APPLY HERE


Aquatics Facilities

Lifeguard (must be 16 years of age)- Under direction, Lifeguard performs work of moderate difficulty. Employee will perform lifeguarding duties and complete other related work as required. 

Swim Lesson Instructor (must be 16 years of age)- 
Under less general direction, Instructor performs work of moderate difficulty. Employee will instruct lessons, perform lifeguarding duties and complete other related work as required. 

Swim Lesson Supervisor (must be 16 years of age)- 
Under direction of the Operations Manager, Swim Lesson Supervisor performs work of moderate difficulty. Applicant will schedule employees, organize swim lessons, address concerns of the public at the aquatics facility and complete other related work duties as required.

Beginning Date: 4/29/17
End Date: 9/11/17
Hourly Rate: $8.00-$12.00
APPLY HERE


Aquatics Cashiers

Concessions Cashier (must be 16 years old)- 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.

Beginning Date: 4/29/17
End Date: 9/11/17
Hourly Rate: $7.25-$10.00
APPLY HERE


Summer Day Camp 2017

Summer Day Camp (must be 18 years old)- 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 Camps(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.

Civitan Day Camps(must be 18 years old)-  
Civitan Day Camp employee must be familiar with and have experience in working with persons with disabilities. 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, must be 18 years of age, have a High School diploma/GED and First Aid and CPR certification. 

Beginning Date: 5/14/17
End Date: 8/14/17
Hourly Rate: $8.00-$12.00
APPLY HERE