Marina Worker - Job Description

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Starting Salary
$11.00/hour *
Open until Filled
*  $14.00/hour if American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified.

  • Days: Daily
  • Hours: Under 1,000 hours per year
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Johnson County Park and Recreation District is seeking energetic individuals looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and fun environment! Come join our Aquatic Team as a marina worker to ensure the safety of patrons while assisting with boat rentals at our Shawnee Mission Park Marina. 

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Essential Responsibilities of the Position: 

  • Observe and enforce all rules and regulations of the facility to prevent accidents or emergency situations.
  • Educate and inform patrons of the rules and regulations of the facility.  
  • Assist patrons in and out of boats.
  • Help maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Communicate needs to other team members.
  • Provide quality customer service for patrons. 
  • Complete all appropriate daily paperwork and trainings during shift. 
  • Attend all in-service training sessions and additional staff meetings. 
  • Maintain strong job-related skills.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Maintain good physical condition.
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  • Minimum 15 years old
  • Strong communication and customer service skills along with the ability to work with individuals of all ages.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain good physical condition.
  • Professional work-related skills of alertness, dependability, courteousness, good judgement and cleanliness.
  • Criminal background check and drug test are required 


  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification 
    (If not currently certified, compensated for attending Lifeguard Certification Course through JCPRD)
  • Pass lifeguard pre-employment practical in-water skills test
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Miscellaneous Information

  • Free & Paid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification provided 
  • Paid in-service training
  • Earn complimentary season pass(es)
  • Potential for earned time off
  • Flexible work schedule

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