Park Maintenance Worker I - Facilities

$14.61 - $17.86 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

The City of Lenexa Parks and Recreation department is currently seeking highly motivated individuals who are passionate about serving the public and delivering the highest level of professional service as a Park Maintenance Worker in our Facilities division.

Our employees are dedicated to the city’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on keeping our parks and playgrounds looking great which will ultimately impact and support the community we serve.

This position also receives the following allowance(s):

  • Cell phone allowance - $35 per pay period - $910.00 annually
  • Clothing allowance (jeans, shirts, jackets, winter gear ) - $390.00 annually
  • Boot allowance - $175.00 annually
  • Personal protective equipment - City issued

Position Summary

This position works in the Facilities Division, under the direction of the Park Facilities Supervisor and assists with the general maintenance of City grounds, including the operation of major equipment. Work is generally under direct supervision and reviewed by visual inspection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates City vehicles, powered equipment and hand tools.
  • Constructs and builds structures and other park amenities.
  • Plumbing: Installs, diagnoses and repairs fixtures, piping, sewage and potable water, treatment systems, etc.
  • Electrical: Diagnoses and repairs fixtures, wiring, motor starters, lamps, switches and receptacles.
  • General Construction and Maintenance: Performs repairs related to carpentry, painting, concrete, dry wall, appliance maintenance, floor covering, etc.
  • Appliances: Diagnoses, repairs and installs.
  • Updates work orders, hours and repair information daily.
  • Performs containment and removal of ice/snow from facility walkways and public access areas.
  • Responds for snow and ice removal and other emergencies including weekends, before and after hours, and holidays.
  • Monitors and operates high-rate sand filter systems and controls.
  • Monitors and operates Pulsar chemical systems, controls and testing equipment.
  • May lead seasonal workers, overseeing and coordinating work.
  • Must be available to be on call as needed, with overtime, weekend and holiday work required.


Minimum: High school diploma or G.E.D.; one year of work experience in facility maintenance or related field; Must have a valid driver’s license; Complete NIMS ICS-100 & 200 certifications (or obtain within 12 months of hire).

Desired: Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with the following endorsements: airbrakes, combination and tanker; Aquatic Facilities Operator’s (AFO) Certification; Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification.

Compensation and Benefits

Hiring range is $14.61 to 17.86 per hour, dependent on qualifications and directly related experience. This position will also have the opportunity to earn additional pay up to $1.00 per hour on top of the base hourly rate of pay during the winter months & for special events. 

The City offers a highly competitive compensation package including health, dental, life, short-term disability; state defined benefit pension plan, city matching defined contribution retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, access to a free on-site health clinic and much more.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.

To apply complete an online application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting your work history. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled.

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.