Now Hiring

The Park Board is now hiring for these temporary and seasonal positions for 2018. (Updated 12/14/2017)
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Accessible Recreation


Recreation Leader

— Work with individuals with disabilities, assist with recreation programs and special events. Experience working with individuals with disabilities and driving a van preferred. Weekdays, 5-15 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification. 2-4 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Bus Driver

— Provide transportation for trips for individuals with disabilities. Flexible and variable hours, some evenings. Requires CDL Class B, Passenger and AirBrake Endorsements. 2 positions available. Starting at $8.50/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Bus Monitor

— Supervise and insure safety for individuals with disabilities while riding bus. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Must be 18 years or older. Avg. 20 hours per week. 2 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Aquatics


Lifeguard

— At indoor and outdoor pools, various locations, throughout the year and especially May-August. 30-40 hours per week, including weekends. Requires Lifeguard Training, Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Register for training sessions at ParkBoard.org, click Register Now. Must be 15 years or older. 75 positions available. Starting at $8/hour. Info at 417-891-1616.

Cashier

— At outdoor pools, various locations, May-August. 25-30 hours per week, including weekends. Will hire ages 14 and 15. 8-10 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour. Info at 417-891-1616

Swim instructor

—Teach private and group swim lessons for all ages and skill levels. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is required. Lessons take place at Chesterfield and Doling indoor pools during the school year, Fassnight outdoor pool during summer. Must be 16 years or older. Up to 25 hrs./week, including some nights and weekends. 15 positions available. Starting at $8.75/hour • Info at 417-874-2816

Water Fitness Instructor

—Teach water fitness classes at Chesterfield and Doling indoor pools. Pay based on certification and experience. AEA, ACSM, AFAA, ACE or similar fitness certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older, about 6 hrs./week, including some nights and weekends. 3-5 positions available. Starting at $12/class • Info at 417-873-2815

Concessions


Concessions Clerk

— Various locations, including ball fields, outdoor pools and special events. Hours vary. Flexible schedule. Will hire ages 14-15. 20 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour. Info at 417-874-1203.

Botanical Center

Tram Driver

— Operate solar tram people hauler while giving guided tours at Nathanael/Greene-Close Memorial Park, able to answer questions about gardens, as well as other outdoor work. 28 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 2 positions available. Starting at $8.50/hour • Info at 417-891-1515

Office Support Staff

— Operate front desk in the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center at Nathanael/ Greene-Close Memorial Park, as well as Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden ticket window. Mostly indoors, with some outdoor work. Must have strong customer service skills and basic knowledge of modern office practices. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license and high school diploma. 28 hours per week. 4 positions available. Hourly rate varies with experience • Info at 417-891-1515

Family Centers


Fitness Monitors

— Monitor activities in fitness and gymnasium areas for safety and cleanliness, and assists Family Center members with exceptional customer service. CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. 8-10 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Childcare Provider

— Supervise children ages 3 months-8 years, with an emphasis on safety and friendliness. Infant/Child CPR/AED certification preferred. 4-6 positions available. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Centers Monitor

— Provide excellent customer service at Family Centers, including managing front desk, phones, member forms, computers, handling money and general housekeeping. CPR/ AED certification preferred. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. 4-6 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Group Exercise Instructors

— Lead group exercise classes including General Aerobics, Step Aerobics, Low-Impact, Boot Camps, Zumba, Pound and SilverSneakers. Immediate positions available for substitutes. ACE, AFAA, AFPA, FITTOUR, SilverSneakers or similar certification required, CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Schedule may include early mornings, evenings and weekends. 3-5 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Pay $12-18 per class

Personal Trainers

— Work with individuals or groups to provide personal training services. ACSM, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, AFPA or similar certification required, CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Paid on commission.

Golf Courses


Golf Maintenance

— Mowing, weed eating, watering, some equipment operation. Must be 18 years or older. Early morning and afternoon, including weekends. Up to 40 hours a week. 12 positions available. Starting at $10/hour • Info at 417-864-1051.

Golf Concessions

— Various locations including Rivercut, Horton Smith, and Bill and Payne Stewart. Daily food preparation and cashier duties. Up to 28 or up to 40 hours per week. Daytime hours, must be available weekends. Must be 18 years or older. 4-6 positions available. Info at 417-891-1645 (Rivercut,) 417-891-1639 (Horton Smith,) and 417-833-9962 (Bill and Payne Stewart or Betty Allison at Oscar Blom.) Starting at $7.85/hour

Golf Pro Shop

— Various locations including Rivercut, Horton Smith, and Bill and Payne Stewart. Positions include pro shop cashiers, starters, rangers, and outside daily duties. Up to 28 or up to 40 hours per week. Daytime hours, must be available weekends. Must be 18 years or older. 4-6 positions available. Info at 417-891-1645 (Rivercut,) 417-891-1639 (Horton Smith,) and 417-833-9962 (Bill and Payne Stewart or Betty Allison at Oscar Blom.) Starting at $7.85/hour

Jordan Valley Park


Landscaping, Turf Maintenance, Tree Work, General Maintenance

— Propagate, plant and maintain shrubs, flowers and trees as well as perform general maintenance in parks. Must have knowledge of safe and proper use of tractors, mowers, and powered hand tools. Average hours per week vary, includes weekends. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 1-2 positions available. Starting at $10/hour • Info at 417-874-2946


Lake Springfield Park


Boat Rental Attendant

— Coordinate canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals at the Lake Springfield Boathouse. Provide safety and general information in a friendly and courteous manner. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be 16 years or older. 30+ hours per week, some evenings and weekends. 2 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-891-1550

Mediacom Ice Park


Front Desk, Event Staff, Skate Guards, Pro Shop

— Work with families and ice skating participants of all ages. Some positions require basic knowledge of ice sports and equipment. Major hiring time in late summer, early fall. Must be 16 years or older. 10-40 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-866-7444


Northview Center


Recreation Leader

— Work with seniors, assist with recreation programs and special events. Experience working with seniors and driving a van preferred. Weekdays, 5-10 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification. 2-4 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Bus Driver

— Provide transportation for senior trips. Flexible and variable hours. Some evenings required. Requires CDL Class B, Passenger and AirBrake Endorsements. 2 positions available. Starting at $8.50/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Center Monitor

— Open, monitor and close facility during rentals. Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Hours vary, including evenings and weekends. Must be 18 years or older. 2 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5808

Temp Custodian

(Temp Recreation Program Assistant) — To perform general cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of the Northview Center to insure a safe and enjoyable experience for all center members and facility users. Weekdays, 25 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older. Experience preferred. One position available. Starting at $8.50/hour based on experience • Info at 417-837-5808

Outdoor Initiatives


Recreation Leader

— Lead and assist with outdoor recreation programs that may include kayaking, canoeing, hiking, cave tours, etc. Experience in outdoor recreation and education, as well as group facilitation is preferred. Some evenings and weekends required, 10-20 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 1 position available. Starting a $8/hour • Info at 417-833-8647

Park Operations


General Labor/Turf and Ball Field Maintenance

— Mowing, weed eating, equipment operation, ball field maintenance, trash pickup, cleaning restrooms, pavilion helper, lifting. Must be 18 years or older. Flexible shifts, including weekends, typically 40 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older. 25 positions available. Starting at $10/hour • Info at 417-864-1051

General Labor/Pool Maintenance

— Clean bathhouses and vacuum pools at various outdoor pools. Mostly 40 hours per week, May-August. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 2 positions available. Starting at $10/hour • Info at 417-864-1051

Landscaping, Turf Maintenance, Tree Work

— Propagating, planting and maintaining shrubs, flowers and trees in parks. Must have 
knowledge of safe and proper use of dump and flatbed trucks, tractors, mowers, skid loader and attachments, and powered hand tools. Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 5 positions available. Starting at $10/hour. Info at 417-864-1051.

Seasonal Labor, Special Facilities

— Perform a variety of tasks associated with the maintenance of Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, Lake Springfield Park and Valley Water Mill Equestrian Center. Experience in building construction and tools, grounds keeping or general maintenance work preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Average 28-40 hours per week, daytimes and some weekends. 1 position available. Starting at $12.24/hour • Info at 417-874-2924


Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park


Camp Counselor

— Supervise children at RutledgeWilson Farm Park summer camps. Indoor and outdoor activities, crafts, games, animal interactions, cow train rides, pony rides. May-August, weekdays, avg. 28 hours per week. Must be 16 years or older. 2-3 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-874-2920

Day Care Leader

— Supervise children at before and after summer camp programs at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park. Indoor and outdoor activities, crafts, games, animal interactions. May-August, weekdays, avg. 28 hours per week. Must be 16 years or older. 1 position available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-874-2920

School-Park (SPARC)


Summer Day Camp Counselor

— Ensure children’s safety, manage children’s behavior, and act as a role model and mentor while leading crafts, playing games, going swimming, and taking field trips through summer day camps. Weekdays only, May-August. Must be 16 years or older. 50 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5737


Program Assistant, Before and After School

— Ensure children’s safety, manage children’s behavior, and act as a role model and mentor while leading crafts, playing games and having fun at before- and after-school programs. Weekdays only, June-July, 6:30-8:30 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. Must be 16 years or older. 30 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5737

Inclusion Counselor

— Work with children with behavioral, developmental, or physical disabilities to assist them with successfully participating in all activities of summer programs. Weekdays only, May-August. Must be 16 years or older. 15 positions available. Starting at $8.25/hour • Info at 417-837-5737

Clerical Assistant

— Provide excellent customer assistance at SPARC office, complete data entry, answer phone calls, file office paper work, handle money transactions, take office supply inventory, make copies. Must be 18 years or older. Weekdays only. 1-2 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-837-5737


Bus Driver

— Provide transportation for kids’ summer day camps. Requires CDL Class B with air brake, passenger endorsements. Weekdays, 32-40 hours per week. 8 positions available. Starting $9/hour • 417-837-5737

Springfield Skate Park


Bike Camp and Skate Camp Instructors

— Assist in the planning, organizing and instruction of either youth BMX riding lessons or skateboard lessons. Instructors must be experienced in either disciplines and previous teaching experience is preferred. Evenings and weekends. 2-3 positions available. Starting at $25 per class • Info at 417-868-8758

Tennis


Tennis Team Staff

— Support staff for Springfield Lasers at Cooper Tennis Complex, including parking, ushers, VIP room attendants, on-court staff and scorekeepers. Basic knowledge of tennis preferred, but not required. Evenings and weekends, avg. 30+ hours per week. Must be 15 years or older. 8-10 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5800

Youth and Adult Sports


Cashier

— For spring, summer and fall baseball and softball leagues. Up to 35 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 10 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5817

Scorekeeper

— For spring, summer and fall baseball and softball leagues. Basic knowledge of sport required. Up to 30 hours per week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 15 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5817

Umpire

— For spring, summer and fall baseball and softball leagues. Contract position. Basic knowledge of sport required. Training available, contact Killian Sports Complex for details at 837-5817. Up to 20 games per week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 13-15 positions available. Starting at $12/game • Info at 417-837-5817

Referee

— For spring, summer and fall baseball and softball leagues. Contract position. Basic knowledge of sport required. Training available, contact Killian Sports Complex for details at 837-5817. Up to 20 games per week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 13-15 positions available. Starting at $12/game • Info at 417-837-5817

Baseball/Softball/Flag Football Complex Manager and Gym Supervisor

— For baseball, softball, flag football and volleyball leagues, as well as gym supervisor for free play. Up to 35 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 2-3 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-837-5817