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


Various positions

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

Hiring for the season is closed. 


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 Rd.) 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

Recreation Supervisor (Tates Creek Community Center)

This position's primary location is responsible for the day-to-day operations, program planning, and part-time staff supervision of the Tates Creek Community Center (TCCC). 


  • Enforces rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety
  • Develop and coordinate activities and programs for youth and adults
  • Develops and maintains relationships with a diverse variety of local businesses, neighborhood associations, universities, vendors, and the general public
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate the work of subordinates and volunteers
  • Develops, prepares, and provides various reports for division related to program goals, objectives, and performance
  • Performs other work as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • No experience required
  • Additional years of related experience may substitute for years of education


  • Valid Driver's License
  • Depending on area of assignment, must possess Food Manager Certification from the Kentucky Health Department
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certification must be obtained within first six (6) months of employment

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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