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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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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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