The ultimate summer job

The ultimate summer job
Posted on 12/03/2021

Imagine working poolside all summer long and making lasting friendships with your co-workers. Maybe the pool’s not your thing. Lead groups of kids as a camp counselor where every week is a new theme at Lenexa’s full-day summer camp.

From lifeguards and swim/dive coaches to camp counselors, we have various positions to fill for the 2022 summer season. Join our team!

Apply now and have your summer job lined up. City residency not required.


Why work for Lenexa?

You’ll work with a great people, gain valuable experience and earn money to pay for summer activities or save for something special.

“I have formed many friendships through this job and I wouldn’t trade them for anything,” said Daniel Groves, former Lenexa lifeguard. 


Head Dive Coach

The Head Dive Coach will plan and organize practices and meets, develop and train assistant coaches, demonstrate techniques, analyze performance, instruct participants, attend league meetings and functions, complete necessary reports and records, and coordinate with participants and families.

Starting pay rate: $17.50 to $19.32 per hour
Minimum age to apply: 17 years old

Apply for head dive coach


Assistant Dive Coach

Assistant Coaches support the plan and direction of the Head Dive Coach, assist with practices and meets, demonstrate techniques, analyze performance, instruct participants, attend parent meetings and functions, and coordinate with participants and families.

Starting pay rate: $14 to $15.46 per hour
Minimum age to apply: 17 years old

Apply for assistant dive coach


Assistant Swim Coach

Assistant coaches support the plan and direction of the Head Swim Coach, assist with practices and meets, demonstrate techniques, analyze performance, instruct participants, attend parent meetings and functions, and coordinate with participants and families.

Starting pay rate: $14 to $15.46 per hour
Minimum age to apply: 17 years old

Apply for assistant swim coach


Lifeguard

Lifeguards are responsible for the overall daily operation of the City’s swimming pools including the supervision of pool patrons, maintaining training standards, daily pool maintenance and operational activities, and record keeping.

Starting pay rate: $14 per hour
Minimum age to apply: 15 years old

Apply for lifeguard


Pool Cashier

Pool Cashiers are responsible for customer service and greeting customers, admitting pool patrons into the pool, and waiting on pool patrons at the concession stand, including preparing and serving requested food and beverage orders. Responsibilities include, collecting fees, operating a cash register and food preparation devices, making change, answering the phone, keeping the aquatic facility clean and organized, and safe and proper handling of food items and supplies.

Starting pay rate: $10 per hour
Minimum age to apply:
14 years old 

Apply for pool cashier


Camp Counselor

Camp Counselors are responsible for helping develop, implement, and facilitate our summer camp program. The Camp Counselor will help initiate, lead and oversee various daily activities while actively engaged with children. The Camp Counselor will have the ability to communicate and work with a variety of ages and skill levels. The Camp Counselor will also have the desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere.

Starting pay rate: $14 to $15.46 per hour, depending on qualifications and/or directly related experience
Minimum age to apply: 16 years old


Head Camp Counselor

The Head Camp Counselor is responsible for helping in developing, implementing, and facilitating Recreation Division’s summer camp program within a specific group. The Head Camp Counselor will help initiate, lead and oversee various daily activities. The Head Camp Counselor will have the ability to communicate and work with a variety of ages and skill levels, while maintaining a lead role within camp. The Head Camp Counselor will also have the desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere.

Starting pay rate: $15.50 to $17.12 per hour, depending on qualifications and/or directly related experience
Minimum age to apply: 18 years old


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