Parks & Recreation Jobs

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Lenexa Parks & Recreation coordinates a wide range of recreation programs and events, as well as maintains the City's parks, trails and recreation facilities. We are proud to offer services and amenities that enhance the quality of life in our community.

It takes the skills of many different people to keep things running smoothly. The Parks & Recreation Department employs around 350 individuals per year. From mowing fields and teaching swim lessons to planning memorable festivals and hanging holiday lights, we do it all. 

Lenexa employees routinely demonstrate the City’s core values: integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service. You’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that impact and support the community we serve. 

Explore our full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. 

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.

Benefits, perks and opportunities for growth

  • Lenexa Parks & Recreation is committed to growing team members at every level. There is opportunity for staff to cross-train and work in different roles along with additional training opportunities.

  • The City of Lenexa has an educational reimbursement program available to assist in the growth of employees.

  • All City employees receive a 20% discount on Parks & Recreation programming, which includes Rec Center memberships, swim lessons, sport programs, personal training and much more.

  • Team members receive different retirement, vacation and health benefits depending on their job classification.

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