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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.

March – September
$8.00 - $12.00
Hours/Days vary on reservations at the campground.

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Campground Management
  

Must be at least 18 years of age. Manger will oversee security staff, campground attendants and daily operations at the RV Campground. Manager, under general direction, must be able to schedule and direct staff, register campers, complete cash reports, demonstrate customer service, problem solve and complete other duties as assigned. Computer and phone skills required. Must be able to work 25-35 hours per week and have a wide range of availability, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

April 1 – November 1
$12.00 - $14.00

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Amenities Concessions/Admission Management
    

Must be at least 16 years of age. Positions are placed at a variety of locations. Managers, under general direction, oversee daily operations at the Bettis Family Sports Complex, Girls Softball Complex, Dornwood, Rueger, Shawnee North, Mini-Train, Carousel, and/or Adventure Cove.  Must be able to schedule and direct staff, complete cash reports, demonstrate customer service, follow KDHE licensing heath codes, monitor inventory and order product , problem solve  and complete daily duties as assigned. Must be available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

March-October
$9.00-$12.00
Amenities Spring/Fall- hours and days vary
Concessions-hours and days based upon game schedules

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Amenities Concessions/Admission Cashier
     

Must be at least 16 years of age. Positions are placed at a variety of locations.  Concession Cashiers, under Manager’s direction, sell product at Bettis Sports Complex, Girls Softball Complex, Dornwood, Rueger and Shawnee North. Mini-Train, Carousel, and Adventure Cove Cashiers will sell tickets and product to patrons at each amenity site. Must be able to use a computer, count change, demonstrate customer service, follow KDHE licensing health codes and complete daily duties as assigned. Must be available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

March-October
$7.25-9.00
Spring/Fall- hours and days vary
Concessions-hours and days based upon game schedules

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Mini-Train Driver       

Must be at least 18 years of age. This position entails driving the Gage Park Mini-Train. Drivers will collect tickets from passengers before boarding, present an interpretive tour of the park, demonstrate customer service, assist with concessions and admissions when needed, perform minimal daily maintenance and other duties as assigned. Must be available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

March-October
$9.00-$12.00
Amenities Spring/Fall- hours and days vary


Summer Day Camps      

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

May – September
$8.50 - $12.00
Camp Hours: 7:30-5:30PM hours vary by location Monday-Friday 


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/CPR certification preferred.

May – September
$8.50 - $12.00
Camp Hours: 7:30-5:30PM hours vary by location Monday-Friday

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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.

April – September
$8.00 - $12.00
Operation hours: Oakland and Hillcrest Pools 12-5pm, Midwest, Blaisdell, Shawnee North- 12pm-7 Hours/Days Vary

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. 

April – September
$7.25 - $10.00
Operation hours: 12-8pm, Hours/Days Vary

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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.

Open year round. 
$7.25 - $12.00.
Hours/Days vary based on game schedules

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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.

Open year round. 
$7.25 - $12.00.
Hours/Days vary based on game schedules

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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.

Open year round. 
$7.25 - $12.00.
Hours/Days vary

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Rec + Roll Ambassador     

Must be at least 18 years of age and pass drivers license check.  Drive the Rec + Roll van to local parks and community events.  Engage participants of all ages in a variety of activities and interact with the public at community events. 

Open until filled
$8.50 - $10.50
Hours/Days vary

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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.

Open year round 
$8.00 - $12.00
Hours/Days vary



Park Police
   
   

Must be at least 21 years of age.  Kansas Law Enforcement certified.  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.

O
pen year round
$15.00 - $20.00 
Hours/Days vary

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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.

Open all year round.
$8.00 - $12.00
Hours/Days vary

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