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: 

  • Flyer - Now Hiring Lifeguards (PDF)
  • 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 $8.00 per hour (Opening Morning Lifeguard Starting Pay is $9.00 per hour). 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. Please contact Dana Johnson, Aquatics Supervisor at 816.380.8980, ext. 5989 for more info.  

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.