Employment

Current Opportunities

Harrisonville Parks and Recreation (HPR) takes great pride and ownership in its facilities and park spaces. Because of this we look to hire the most qualified, professional, outgoing, and assertively friendly individuals. HPR strives to instill the same pride and ownership into each employee, not only professionally but personally as well. Looking to join a great team? Look no further than HPR!

HPR is currently accepting applications for the following part-time positions: 

  • Front Desk-Tot-Watch Attendant - We are currently taking applications for a Tot-Watch Attendant. We are looking for applicants that will have the flexibility to work; Morning Shift from 9am to 12pm Monday thru Saturday; Evening Shift from 5pm to 8:30pm Monday thru Thursday.
    Job Description:
     Responsible for assisting customers, clients, and children as they enter the Community Center’s Tot-Watch area. Greets patrons as they enter the facility. Responsible for face-to-face and telephone communications with patrons. Supervises and oversees the safety and security of children in the Tot-Watch childcare area. Incorporates and enforces all Parks & Recreation policies, rules, and regulations. Assists in Front-Desk, Tot-watch Room, and Fitness Floor area clean-up procedures as directed. Perform additional duties as requested. Prefer some experience in recreation and/or child-care setting. Dependability is a must. Applicant must be 16 years of age. First Aid/CPR certification is preferred, but not required. Hiring preference will be given to candidates that have prior experience with children and a flexible schedule.
    Starting pay is $9.45 per hour.

  • Fit Kids Attendant - We are currently taking applications for Fit Kids Attendant. We are looking for applicants that will have the flexibility to work; Morning Shift from 6am to 8:30am; Evening Shift from 3pm to 6pm. This position is weekly, Monday through Friday. 
    Job Description: Assists the Recreation Coordinator & Camp Coordinator with youth program supervision. Staff will be expected to monitor youth programming at all times to ensure their safety; provide necessary instructions to implement activities; provide a friendly, caring environment; record any incidents/accidents as needed; provide exceptional customer service to all patrons of the facilities - especially parents of the children; set up and clean up all activities in various locations; provide age appropriate support and guidance to children at all times; incorporate and enforce all Harrisonville Community Center policies, rules, and regulations. Applicant must be 16 years of age. First Aid/CPR certification is preferred, but not required. Hiring preference will be given to candidates that have prior experience with children and a flexible schedule. Starting pay is $9.45 per hour

  • Lifeguards (Indoor Pool) - Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency; provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services; attends and participates in in-service training sessions; perform various maintenance duties as directed in order to maintain a clean and safe facility; prepares appropriate activity reports; actively participates in teaching swim lessons as needed. Current certification as a lifeguard and/or the ability to get certified at individual's own expense is required. American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications are strongly preferred. Hiring preference will be given to candidates that have a flexible schedule. Starting pay is $9.45 per hour (Opening Morning Lifeguard Starting Pay differential). The cost for the Lifeguarding class at HCC is $175, (cost includes a $15 swim test fee). Candidates must be at least 15 years of age. 

Applications can be obtained online or in person at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Parkway, PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. For questions about this position please call the Community Center front desk at 816.380.8980. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in employment with HPR!

Need an Application?

Download a copy of the City of Harrisonville's Employment Application (PDF) and return to the Community Center Front Desk.