Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Virtual Career Fair



April 15, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec, the third-largest county parks system in the Country, is looking to add to its award-winning team. The department will host a Virtual Career Fair for full-time and seasonal employment opportunities during two sessions at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

“Jackson County Parks + Rec is in the business of making people happy,” said Parks + Rec Director Michele Newman. “We’re looking to add service-minded individuals who are committed to delivering a quality experience for all who enter our Parks.”

A virtual session for those interested in full-time or managerial positions will be held at 11:00 a.m. The department has openings for Equipment Operators, Deputy Superintendent of Park Operations and Superintendent of the Golf Course and Marinas. Full-time employment with Jackson County offers a competitive salary, insurance, pension and vacation benefits. 

The department also has a variety of seasonal employment opportunities. Interested applicants can learn more about these open positions during a virtual session at 4:00 p.m. Positions range from concessions and lifeguards to ballfield grounds crews and museum interpreters. Successful candidates must be 16 years old with a valid driver’s license. 

Job seekers should email their contact information and resume to parksrec@jacksongov.org. A link to the Virtual Career Fair will be sent after the resume is received.  To view a complete listing of job opportunities and qualifications, visit www.jacksongov.org/jobs and look under Parks + Rec.

About Jackson County Parks + Rec Department

The mission of the Jackson County Parks + Rec Department is to provide fun-filled opportunities in beautiful outdoor settings so people can make their day. At 21,000 acres, the parks system features outstanding lakes, campgrounds, historic sites and one of the Kansas City area's finest public golf courses. More information can be found online at www.makeyourdayhere.com or on social media at www.facebook.com/JacksonCountyParks.