Activities Attendant

$8.50 - $10.00 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 17201 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Dec 27, 2021
Part time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

The City of Lenexa’s Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for part-time, year-round Activities Attendants for our state-of-the-art Rec Center.  We are looking for a self-starter, great communicator, a people-person, and someone who can work independently. If this sounds like you, read further and apply today!

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

Hours: Evenings & Weekends availability

Position Summary

Under the general guidance of the Assistant Recreation Center Manager, this position is primarily responsible for the coordination, preparation and supervision of birthday parties and events, as well as monitoring and maintaining the gymnasium space during open gym, activities, and other assigned events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides customer service, direct leadership, and general supervision of both birthday parties and events, as well as gymnasium open play.
  • Opens/closes and supervises gym facilities.
  • Cleans and prepares rental spaces prior to each rental, including arranging tables and chairs, and setting tables with place settings.
  • Sets up/tears down and adjusts equipment in multiple gym spaces.
  • Maintains and operates equipment and supplies. Instructs patrons on proper use if necessary.
  • Provides for a clean, safe, and secure environment through monitoring of participants, general cleaning, and enforcing policies within the space.
  • Completes and maintains proper forms, reports and general information for staff, including incident reports, attendance reports, etc.
  • Enforces facility, equipment, and program rules and regulations, taking appropriate corrective action with participants when necessary.
  • Administers First-Aid and CPR, if necessary.

Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists in other areas of the facility.
  • Monitors and assists in maintaining cleanliness throughout the first and second floors of the facility.
  • Set up and support of all facility wide events.


Minimum: Must be 16 or older and have previous experience in at least one of the following program areas: childcare, general youth programming, arts and crafts, or sports and athletics; Must have or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED Certification within 60 days of being hired.

Desired: CPR/First Aid/AED certified, one year of customer service experience, and experience with multiple sports and or child watch experience.

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

To apply complete the online application and attach your resume reflecting your work history and/or applicable experience you have. 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.