Seasonal Parks and Recreation Attendant

Posted on: 2021/04/01

Summary of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman, this position performs routine maintenance work in care of park facility, parks, athletic fields, spray ground, dog park, equipment, and grounds; and to perform other related duties as assigned. Provides general supervision of park users and facilities. Seasonal work would be offered through October.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleans grounds of litter, empties trash barrels, and hauls trash from all bins throughout the park system.
  • Performs custodial duties of parks restrooms.
  • Assists in the preparation of baseball/softball and soccer fields for play (chalking, drag, line, rake, etc.).
  • Assists in daily maintenance of Waggin’ Trails dog park.
  • Performs a variety of landscaping duties; mows grass; plants flowers and shrubs; weed eats around signs and fence lines; clears leaves, tree limbs and other debris from park areas; spread ground cover, dirt or mulch; prunes trees and shrubs; watering; pull weeds from flower beds; spread grass seed.
  • Coordinates and assists in the daily operations of the spray ground at Dagg Park to include but not limited to daily start-up and shut down, scheduled water testing and recording, cleaning filter basket and back washing filter, cleaning out the holding tank with skimmer, draining, and scrubbing on a weekly basis.
  • Maintains aquatic park systems and facility.
  • Assesses condition of the parks on a regular basis through physical inspection and address problems as needed or assigned.
  • Assists with special events, seasonal installs and removal of decorations; clears parks areas of debris following special events.
  • Assist Municipal Services as needed, either as planned or joint projects.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Prefer some experience in grounds maintenance.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be available to be on call as needed, weekend and holiday work required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Ability to understand the parks infrastructure.
  • Ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well-established policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, Kubota, hand tools, machinery and or materials to complete task.
  • Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of this position, especially for an extended period and in unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Ability to use sound judgment to detect unusual, harmful, or emergency situations and act accordingly.
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job.
  • Possess the ability to interpret and explain city policies and procedures to park patrons.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Tasks requires the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50lbs).
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain fumes, temperate, noise, confined spaces, toxic agents, and irate customers.
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens or human bacteria possible.
  • Requires a post offer drug test.

The City of North Kansas City, MO is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, mental or physical disability, religion, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law, in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities.All interested parties are encouraged to apply!


Please Apply Via the Following Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=045a4813-ed23-4c39-bd6c-14020f1f03dd&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=403188&source=CC2&lang=en_US





Status: Open
Deadline: 04/23/2021

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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