Parks & Recreation job opportunities

Part-time job opportunities

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All part-time jobs with Lexington Parks & Recreation have a minimum pay of $15 per hour.


Various Positions (Aquatics – Operational)

  • Positions available: Concession Attendant, Concession Manager, Aquatic Attendant, Cashier
  • Age Requirements: Must be 14 and older

Application and more information

Various Positions (Aquatics – Pool)

  • Positions available: Lifeguards, Lifeguard Instructor, Aquatic Fitness Instructor, Swim Lesson Instructor, Aquatic Manager
  • Age Requirements: Must be 16 years or older

Application and more information

Extended School Program (ESP)

Staff Assistant 

Lexington's Extended School Program is searching for a Staff Assistant. This position will serve as receptionist, payroll, purchasing, and/or insurance coordinator, revenue collection/tracking, and refund processing.

  • Performs a variety of skilled office, administrative, and clerical duties including data entry, research, reporting, maintaining electronic and paper files following LFUCG's records retention policy, answers, screens, or dispatches calls, emails, and/or visitors as assigned
  • Maintains the ESP year calendar with yearly due dates for all aspects of Parks and ESP
  • Ability to create flyers and registration documents
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Contact Harold Kouns ( for more information.

Recreation leader

Lexington’s Extended School Program (ESP) is searching for recreation leaders for its after-school programs.

Recreation leaders are in charge of a group of elementary-aged children and are expected to monitor student behavior, program activities, and other duties as assigned. ESP After School: Monday – Friday, 2 – 6 p.m. No weekends and up to 20 hours per week. Can work with most schedules.

Contact Harold Kouns ( for more information.


Various Positions

Positions available: Course Maintenance, Course Landscaping, Pro Shop Attendant, Junior Golf Coach, Tournament Operations Assistant, Grill Attendant (Kearney Hills)

Application and more information


Seasonal Laborers

  • Lexington Parks & Recreation is currently accepting applications for seasonal laborers for the summer season. Spend the summer working in some of the city’s most picturesque spots while helping make Lexington a better place to live and work!
  • Job duties for these positions will vary, but will involve grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, mowing, trimming and weeding of parks, removal of trash and debris, cleaning of parks’ restrooms and buildings and supporting parks’ and city special events.
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Salary starts at $15 per hour.
  • Applications are currently being accepted at Masterson Station Park Maintenance Facility (3544 Shamrock Lane), North Base Maintenance Facility (1793 Liberty Road) and Picadome Administrative Office (469 Parkway Dr.) anytime Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Candidates must apply in-person. There are no online applications for these positions.

Full-time job opportunities

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Full-time job opportunities

Volunteer opportunities

Interested in volunteering with Parks & Recreation? We have a comprehensive volunteer program that gives residents an opportunity to leave a lasting impact on Parks & Recreation facilities, green spaces and programs. Volunteer activities can be short-term, such as morning planting trees, or long-term, such as being a therapeutic recreation buddy for outings or classes.

Volunteer opportunities