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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:

Community Center Front Desk/Tot Watch Attendant 
(Must be able to work HCC opening shift starting weekdays at 4:50 a.m.; Sat. at 6:50 a.m. & Sun. at 9:50 a.m.)
Staff will provide customer service to all members and guests at the Community Center; oversee check in of members; assist in operation of photo ID computer to produce and distribute badges; operate cash register; register clients for memberships, classes & programs; answer and transfer phone calls; assist with the upkeep of the front desk as well as the upkeep of the fitness floor; enjoy working with children and be willing to rotate between the front desk and tot-watch.  Position is limited to 25 hours per week at a rate of $7.80 per hour. Hours of operation are M-Thurs. 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.and Sun. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible to work at the Front Desk. Preference will be given to those individuals with computer experience.

For questions about this position please call the Community Center front desk at 816.380.8980. EOE.

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker   
Staff will perform a range of manual tasks including semi-skilled and skilled work, equipment operations and park maintenance duties to maintain a safe, clean and user friendly environment for park users. Responsible for park mowing, weed-eating and trimming. Operate mowers, backhoe, seeder, aerator, trencher and similar equipment. Assist with the assembly of playgrounds and similar projects as assigned. Prepare athletic fields for use as directed. Ensure park restrooms and public facilities are in good condition. Clean park shelters as needed and empty trash barrels. Replace lights, paint lines and install nets. Inspect and repair playground equipment. Trim trees and bushes, clean and maintain park fountain and wash vehicles as needed. High school diploma or GED required. Mechanical aptitude required. Ability to safely operate equipment is required. Position is limited to 25 hours per week at a rate of $7.70 per hour. Hours are 7 a.m. to Noon, ball field schedule will vary due to weather. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible.

For questions about these positions please call the Community Center front desk at 816.380.8980. EOE.

Thank you for your interest in employment with HPR!

Need an Application?
Download a copy of the City of Harrisonville's Employment Application and return to the Community Center Front Desk.

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