Job Opening - Seasonal Maintenance Worker

We are seeking a diligent seasonal worker to come join the City of Mission Hills staff and assist the City maintenance worker as they maintain beautiful fountains and provide general upkeep and preservation around the city.  Learn valuable maintenance skills while working in a beautiful urban setting. 

Job Duties:

  • Minor painting
  • Clean fountains
  • Spray weed and grass control to city curbs and sidewalks
  • Set up for special events and meetings
  • Place and remove temporary “no parking” signs
  • Maintain and empty dog waste receptacles
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Must have own transportation
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Physical stamina and dexterity
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Recommended Skills:

  • Previous experience painting and using hand tools
  • Desire to work outdoors
  • Have good knowledge of troubleshooting techniques

The hours are flexible but will total approximately 20-30 hours per week from April/May through September/October.  This position works directly with our full-time City Maintenance Worker.  The hourly pay is based on experience but will be in $10-$12/hour range.

Please contact Assistant City Administrator Jennifer Lee at or 913-362-9620 if you have any questions or if you would like to apply.