Parks & Recreation job opportunities

See below for positions currently available with Lexington Parks & Recreation.

Current job openings

AmeriCorps service member

Job description

  • Serve based out of McConnell Springs to provide environmental education to the public and support environmental stewardship.
  • Part-time position with flexible hours, but the member must serve 900 hours between Sept. 1, 2021 and Aug. 31, 2022.
  • For more information about this opportunity, contact Steven Rogers (srogers@lexingtonky.gov).

Extended School Program (ESP)

Recreation leader

  • Lexington’s Extended School Program (ESP) is in search of recreation leaders for its after-school programs, for the Fall 2021 semester. 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.
  • Monday – Friday, 2 – 6 p.m. No weekends. Can work with most schedules.
  • Contact Leslie Adams (ladams@lexingtonky.gov) for more information.

Park maintenance

Part-time/seasonal laborers

  • The position performs ground maintenance duties including, but not limited to planting and weeding horticultural beds, mowing and string trimming of turf areas, trash and debris removal in parks, cleaning public restrooms and special event support.
  • The salary range is $11.75 to 12.75 per hour.
  • Individuals must be the minimum requirements of being 18 years of age or older.
  • To apply, visit the Masterson Skilled Trade Base at 3544 Shamrock Lane.

Golf maintenance

  • Golf Course Maintenance/Landscaping
  • To apply, fill out the position interest form.

Position interest form

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

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