Careers with Johnson County Park and Recreation District

Since 1955, Johnson County Park and Recreation District has enhanced the lives of Johnson County residents through its parks, quality programs, professionalism and responsiveness to developing trends. Each year, JCPRD welcomes nearly 7 million park visitors and nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs.

With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. 

“JCPRD is filled with incredibly caring and talented people that are committed to serving the citizens, businesses, and visitors in the Johnson County community,” said Executive Director Jeff Stewart. “The creativity and constant effort to improve has and continues to drive results that our citizens value. The work we do makes a tremendous difference in the lives of those that we serve, and it is a tremendous joy to work alongside such talented and caring people. Each day is filled with new challenges, opportunities, and excitement.”


Be a part of JCPRD!

With more than 300 full-time and 1,000 seasonal staff members, We strive to be an employer of choice, and in 2023 we were voted Best Large Employer in Johnson County by Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley post readers! 

Voted 2023 Best of Johnson County Professional Services 

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Johnson County Park and Recreation District proudly commits to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We embrace diversity and prohibit discrimination against employees and applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion (or no religion), creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, military service or veteran status, citizenship, political affiliation or belief, and any other status or characteristic protected by law.

We support an inclusive workplace where our employees excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability and job performance. If you are interested in employment with Johnson County Park Recreation District and need an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact us.