Now Hiring

The Park Board is now hiring for these Temporary and Seasonal positions for 2017

Accessible Recreation


Recreation Leader

 
Working with individuals with disabilities, assisting 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 at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license. 2-4 positions available. Starting at $7.70/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 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 a week, including weekends. Requires Lifeguard Training, Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Training sessions are available here. Must be 15 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 a week, including weekends. Will hire ages 14 and 15. 8-10 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1616.

Concessions


Concessions Clerk


Various locations, including ball fields, outdoor pools and special events. Hours vary. Flexible schedule. Will hire ages 14-15. 40 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-874-1203.

Botanical Center


Tram Driver

Operates 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 at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license. 2 positions available. Starting at $8.50/hour. Info at 417-891-1515.

Office Support Staff


Staffs 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 at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license and high school diploma. 28 hours per week. 4 position 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. Must possess CPR/AED certification. Must be 16 or older. Average 10-25 hours a week, includes evenings and weekends. 8-10 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling).

Childcare Provider


Supervise children aged 3 months-8 years, with an emphasis on safety and friendliness. Must possess Infant/Child CPR/AED certification. 4-6 positions available Must be 16 or older. Average 10-25 hours a week, includes evenings and weekends. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling).

Centers Monitor


Provide excellent customer service at Family Centers, including managing front desk, phones, member forms, computers, handling money and general housekeeping. Must possess CPR/AED certification. Must be 16 or older. Average 10-25 hours a week, includes evenings and weekends. 4-6 positions available Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling).

Farm Park


Camp Counselor


Supervising children at Rutledge-Wilson 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 or older. Starting at $8/hour. Info at 417-874-2920.

Day Care Leader


Supervising 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 or older. Starting at $8/hour. Info at 417-874-2920.

Golf


Golf Maintenance

Mowing, weed eating, watering, some equipment operation. Must be at least 18 years. 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 a week options available. Daytime hours, must be available weekends. Must be 16 or older. 4-6 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1645 (Rivercut,) 417-891-1639 (Horton Smith,) and 417-833-9962 (Bill and Payne Stewart.)

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 a week options available. Daytime hours, must be available weekends. Must be 18 or older. 4-6 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-891-1645 (Rivercut,) 417-891-1639 (Horton Smith,) and 417-833-9962 (Bill and Payne Stewart.)

Jordan Valley Park


Landscaping, Turf Maintenance, Tree Work, General Maintenance


Propagating, planting and maintaining shrubs, flowers and trees and general maintenance in parks. Must have knowledge of safe and proper use tractors, mowers, powered hand tools. Must be at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license. 1-2 positions available. Starting at $8.50/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 or older. Starting at $7.70/Hour avg. 30+ hours a week, some evenings and weekends.

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 or older. 10-40 positions available. Starting at $7.75/hour. Info at 417-866-7444


Northview Center


Recreation Leader


Working with seniors, assisting with recreation programs and special events. Experience working with seniors and driving a van preferred. Weekdays, 5-10 hours per week. Must be at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license. 2-4 positions available. Starting at $7.70/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. 2 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-837-5808.

Outdoor Initiatives


Recreation Leader

Leading and assisting with outdoor recreation programs that may include kayaking, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, cave tours, etc. Experience in outdoor recreation and education as well as group facilitation is preferred. Some evenings and weekends required, 20-30 hours per week. Must be 18 or older and possess a valid driver’s license. 2 positions 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 at least 18 years. Flexible shifts, including weekends, typically 40 hours a week. Must be at least 18 years. 25 positions available. Starting at $10/hour. Info at 417-864-1051.

General Labor/Pool Maintenance


Cleans bathhouses and vacuums pools at various outdoor pools. Mostly 40 hours per week, May-August. Must be at least 18 years 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, powered hand tools. Must be at least 18 years and possess a valid driver’s license. 5 positions available. Starting at $10/hour. Info at 417-864-1051.

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 or older. Starting at $7.75/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 or older. Starting at $7.75/hour. Info at 417-837-5737.

Inclusion Counselor


Work with children who have behavioral, developmental, or physical disabilities to assist them with successfully participating in all activities of summer programs. Weekdays only, May-August. Must be 16 or older. 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 or older. Weekdays only. Starting at $8/hour. Info at 417-837-5737.

Tennis


Tennis Team Staff


Support staff for Springfield Lasers home season at Cooper Tennis Complex, including parking, ushers, VIP room attendants, on-court staff, scorekeepers. Basic knowledge of tennis preferred, but not required. Evenings and weekends, 3avg. 30+ hours per week. 8-10 positions available. Starting at $7.70/hour. Info at 417-837-5800. Youth and Adult Sports Cashier — For spring, summer and fall baseball and softball leagues. Up to 35 hours a week, evenings and weekends. Must be 16 or older. 10 positions available. Starting at $7.70/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 a week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 or older. 15 positions available. Starting at $7.70/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 or older. 13-15 positions available. Starting at $12/game. Info at 417-837-5817.

Referee


For spring, summer and fall volleyball leagues. Up to 30 matches a week, including evenings and weekends. Must have at least two years volleyball club experience. Must be 16 or older. 3 positions available. Starting at $12/match. Info at 417-837-5817.

Baseball/Softball/Flag Football


Complex Manager and Gym Supervisor

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