Building Services Worker I

$13.22 - $16.16 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 17101 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

The City of Lenexa Parks and Recreation department is currently seeking highly motivated, self-starting individuals who are passionate about serving the public and delivering the highest level of professional service as a Building Services Worker I.

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 urban forest looking great which will ultimately impact and support the community we serve.

Position Summary 

This position performs custodial duties involving cleaning and routine maintenance at multiple City facilities and adjacent grounds, operating equipment, and setting up and cleaning up for meetings and events.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Assists participants with special events, rentals, and programs at a variety of City facilities and parks.
  • Sets up meetings, recreational activities, birthday parties, and City events scheduled at several City buildings.
  • Sweeps, vacuums, and mops floors; dusts and cleans offices, restrooms, meeting rooms, and other work areas; strips, waxes, and polishes floors; shampoos carpets.
  • Operates City vehicles to transport equipment and supplies to various facilities and events around the City.
  • Cleans sidewalks and removes snow and ice; removes debris and other litter from building grounds.
  • Operates tools and electrically powered machines.(i.e. propane/ electric buffers, Grout Hog, Kaivac and auto scrubbers (walk-behind & ride on), etc.).
  • Must be available to be on call as needed with overtime, weekend, and holidays work required.

Additional Examples of Work Performed.

  • Occasionally requires the moving or lifting of heavy furniture, supplies, and equipment.


Minimum: High school diploma or G.E.D.; valid Class C driver’s license; First Aid & CPR certifications (or ability to obtain within one year).

Desired: One-year prior job-related experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting rate of pay is $13.22 to $16.16 per hour dependent on qualifications and directly related experience. 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. The position will remain open until 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.