Park Safety Aide

Location US-KS-Shawnee Mission
ID 2024-2138
Public Safety
Benefits Category
Part Time - No Benefits
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation
Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!


Job Description

  • This is a public relations position, providing general information and assistance to visitors at Antioch Park, Meadowbrook Park, and Ernie Miller Nature Center. 
  • Park Safety Aide’s also conduct bicycle patrols on the Gary Haller Streamway Trail System (Mill Creek), Kill Creek Park, Lexington Lake and the Coffee Creek Streamway from Heritage Park. 
  • Park Safety Aide’s assist the Park Police by taking non-criminal reports and observing for any possible criminal activities.
  • Starting pay is $14.00 per hour.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

  • This is an outdoor position that requires walking, riding a bike and/or standing for eight-hour workdays.
  • Positions start in May and end in September.
  • Minimum age 20 years old. 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal history and background check. 
  • Good physical condition and be able to work outdoors in the summer heat.

JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.


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