Child Watch/Kid Zone Attendant

$8.50 - $10.00 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 17201 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Jul 16, 2021
Part time

Job Description

he City of Lenexa’s Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for part-time, year-round Child Watch Attendants at our Rec Center.

Why come work with us? Our employees are dedicated to the city’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring.

Position Summary

Under the general guidance of the Recreation Center Customer Service Supervisor, this position is primarily responsible for monitoring the Kid Zone child watch areas and provides short-term child watch services.  All work is done for the general purpose of maintaining safety, well-being and enrichment of the children while in the care of Kid Zone staff.  Work is performed with latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and action to achieve and promote the City’s values: integrity, teamwork, service, vision, dedication, we care.

Our Kid Zone at the Lenexa Rec Center is open from 8am-12pm Monday through Saturday and 4pm-8:30pm Monday through Thursday.

We are looking for candidates who can work weekday mornings.

1st shift 8:00AM to 12:00PM, Monday through Saturday     

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains visual and auditory supervision at all times.
  • Implements a variety of activities for the enrichment of visiting children (sports, games, arts and crafts, etc.)
  • Enforces all child watch policies and rules, as well as general facility policies.
  • Maintains the Kid Zone area for cleanliness and safety.
  • Understands, follows, and enforces all discipline/behavior policies and procedures
  • Completes required forms and paperwork for signing children in and out of the area.
  • Completes and report any accidents or injuries occurring in the area.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists the front desk or other areas of the Recreation Center as needed.
  • Assists with Rec Center rentals and/or special event staffing as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum: Must be 16 years of age at the time of employment and have previously worked with children, professionally or through volunteer work. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid certification within first three months of hire.

Desired: Two years’ experience in one or more of the following program areas: childcare, general youth programming, arts and crafts, or sports and athletics. Teaching or previous child watch experience.

Starting rate of pay: $8.50 per hour. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen. A background check is required if over the age of 18.

To apply complete an online application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting your work history and/or applicable experience you have (work, volunteer, school activities, etc.). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment.  We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.