Employment Opportunities

Find your next job at Baldwin Recreation, check what's available in Seasonal and Fulltime employment below.


The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is looking for someone ready to take the next step in their career at an organization that is continuously evolving.  Nestled 30 minutes from the KC Metro and 20 minutes from Lawrence, Baldwin City provides a small-town environment while providing world class recreational opportunities for the entire region.  In addition, Baldwin City is home to Baker University, and therefore provides unique partnership opportunities not afforded in all college towns.  To go with that, we are seeking a leader who is ready to make a positive impact, who isn't afraid to go big, who wants to be part of a community who appreciates and sees the value that BCRC brings to the table.  Most importantly, we are looking for that individual who takes pride in what they do, who sees opportunity in challenges, and loves people. 

In addition, the Baldwin City Recreation Commission offers a benefit package to include:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision package  
  • KPERS benefit pension plan
  • Employer paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Certification bonuses
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Family discounts for programming

The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is excited to welcome the next Assistant Director and is committed to supply that individual with the tools necessary to ensure their success.  From the board to the the staff, BCRC is a progressive, forward-thinking team that is looking for the next rock star to join the tour!   

Click here for the Assistant Director Position Description       

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Seasonal Employment

The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is currently hiring for the positions listed below. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. For further information you may email info@baldwinrec.org or or call 785-594-3670. When applying, please specify which position(s) you are applying for. 

Online applications are available, if you do not have access to apply online, please visit the Baldwin City Recreation offices at 705 High Street.

Pool Manager

Primary responsibilities include oversight of all operations at the BaldwinCity Municipal Pool, employee schedules, money handling, maintenance, training andevaluation of employees, directly supervising 50+ employees. Red Cross Certificationprovided by Baldwin City Recreation Commission at no cost to the employee. Starting at$11.75 per hour.

Assistant Pool Managers 

Primary responsibilities include assisting the Manager, oversight of daily operationsand staff, money handling, pool cleanliness and some staff training. Red Cross Certification provided by BaldwinCity Recreation Commission at no cost to the employee. Starting at $10.75 per hour.


Must be at least 15 years of age. Must become certified through Red Cross Lifeguard Training. RedCross certification reimbursed by Baldwin City Recreation Commission after 40 hours worked. Starting at $10 perhour.

Swim Lesson Instructors 

Must be at least 16 years of age. Must become certified through Red Cross LifeguardTraining. Red Cross certification on provided by Baldwin City Recreation Commission at no cost to the employee.$12.00 per class.

Concession Workers 

Must be at least 16 years of age. Responsibilities include food sales at the Baldwin SportsComplex or the Pool. Applicants should possess good math and customer service skills. Starting at $8 per hour.

Facility Supervisors 

Must be at least 18 years of age. Work in the evenings, 2 to 3 nights per week, Monday thruSunday. Occasional weekends are required, those hours generally being during the day. Primary responsibilitiesinclude supervising basketball at local Baldwin City schools, soccer, flag football, baseball and softball games at theBaldwin City Sports Complex. General knowledge of rules a plus. Must be able to handle difficult situations and workwell under pressure. Starting at $10.00 per hour.

Soccer / Basketball / Flag Football/ Volleyball Officials

Must be at least 14 years ofage. Primary responsibilities include officiating youth sports games. Soccer and basketballgames are played on the weekends, football and volleyball during the week. Generalknowledge of rules is a must. Uniform provided and applicants must attend mandatorytraining sessions. $10-$16 per game depending on league and sport.


Must be at least 14 years of age. Primary responsibilities include umpiring baseball and/or so ballgames; working 1 to 5 nights a week, some weekends are possible. General knowledge of baseball/so ball rules is amust. Applicants must provide their own uniform and attend a mandatory training session. $15-$25 per gamedepending on league.

Park Maintenance Seasonal

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Must beavailable for some evening and weekend hours. Primary responsibilities include activities such as mowing,landscaping, athletic field preparation, and other park maintenance duties. Starting at $9.00 per hour.

Before School/After School/Summer Camp Counselor 

Must be at least 16 years of age. Must be availableearly mornings or after school hours. Summer hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Will workwith young children in a structured environment planning, leading and implementing core and non-core programs.Responsible for the safety of children. $9 per hour.

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