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City of Lenexa Parks Maintenance Worker I - Facilities in Lenexa, Kansas

Parks Maintenance Worker I - Facilities

Department: 501000 (Parks Maint Admin)

Location: Lenexa, KS

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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 I in our Facilities division.

Pay Rate

$20.44 to $23.69 per hour

Position Summary

This position also receives the following allowances:

  • 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

This is an apprentice level position to working technical position in the Facilities Division. Under the general supervision of the Parks Supervisor this position performs preventative and predictive maintenance and repair of swimming pools, play equipment, walking paths, fountains, bridges, athletic facilities, fences, and other non-ground or turf-related items within the City-s park system and includes the operation of major equipment.

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 Qualifications/Experience:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D. and three years of work experience in facility maintenance or a related field; OR

  • Two years of technical or trade school training certification and two years of experience in facility maintenance or a related field.


  • Must have a valid driver-s license; and

  • Must have a Class B Commercial Driver-s License (CDL) or ability to obtain within 12 months from hire.


  • Must possess Aquatic Facilities Operator-s (AFO) Certification or obtain within 24 months from hire.

  • Must complete NIMS ICS-100 & 200 certifications or ability to complete within 12 months from hire.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver-s License (CDL) with the following endorsements: airbrakes, combination, and tanker.

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification.


The City of Lenexa offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Earn $2.00/hour on top of the base hourly rate of pay for working special events and during winter months equivalent to an additional $3,000 per year.

  • Low-cost premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Free or low cost on-site medical clinic

  • 4% employer retirement contribution with optional 2% match

  • Six weeks paid parental leave

  • City-paid short-term and long-term disability plans

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $3,500 per year

  • Additional personal leave during first year of employment for new employees

  • Minimum 2 weeks- vacation for first year

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Paid sick leave and personal leave

  • Free employee membership to the Lenexa Rec Center (https://www.lenexa.com/government/departments___divisions/recreation_center)

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.

Working for the City of Lenexa is more than a job. You will be trained, supported and valued. You-ll make a difference in the community, work alongside talented people, have leadership support, and work in a stable and positive work environment. We value work-life balance and will give you the resources to succeed in your position.

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.

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