Department Spotlights

In addition to many open positions across JCPRD, we are excited to announce special departments that are looking for someone like you! Take a look at some of these highlighted departments.

Out of School Time

Do you enjoy working with children? JCPRD is looking for energetic, passionate, and motivated individuals to work in our Out of School Time environments in schools throughout Johnson County!


Park Police

The Johnson County Park Police department offers law enforcement's most unique and rewarding career path. Our Park Police Officers provide law enforcement services for millions of park visitors each year and they patrol nearly 10,000 acres of park land, lakes, streams and ponds, and associated recreational facilities. The parks are patrolled by police cruisers, four wheel drive vehicles, boats, bicycles, and by foot.



JCPRD Aquatics Department is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our diverse Aquatics Team. We offer flexible summer and part-time employment opportunities, including lifeguard, head guard, swim lesson instructor, marina worker, or front desk. Our team consists of students to seniors in various stages of life. Take the first step to becoming a team member by completing our Aquatics Application.

Our team members have the opportunity to work at Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center, Shawnee Mission Park Beach, Shawnee Mission Park Marina, and Kill Creek Beach.

Don't have your Lifeguard Certification!  We offer free certification plus you get paid while training.

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