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Nature Center Attendant

The City of Leawood, Kansas will be accepting applications for the Nature Center Attendant position until April 28, 2024. 

The Nature Center Attendant position is a part time, non-benefits eligible position. The Nature Center Attendant greets patrons, answers incoming phone calls, registers patrons for upcoming programs and classes and supervises rentals at the Prairie Oak Nature Center. 

This position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases upon the employee anniversary date. 

General Responsibilities

  • Assists patrons with general inquiries and registration for Outdoor Education and Recreation programs.
  • Assists with the handling, restraining, and feeding of the animals located at the Nature Center.
  • Assists Nature Center patrons with any needs they might have during a room rental event such as birthday parties and gatherings. Responsible for set up and tear down of the event and assisting patrons with any technology needs during the event. Will be present during the entity of the event.
  • Assists the Outdoor Education Supervisor with programming and classes at Prairie Oak Nature Center including helping with presenting the class or program, set up and cleaning up.
  • Assists the Outdoor Education Supervisor in promoting outdoor education upcoming programs and classes.
  • Assists in the implementation and maintenance of educational displays and exhibits and static displays of natural biological items including rocks, fossil seeds and pelts.
  • Provides educational information to the patrons regarding the different exhibits and animals at the Prairie Oak Nature Center.
  • Assists the Outdoor Education Supervisor with the light cleaning at the facility as needed.


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working working in a customer service based position.
  • Experience in outdoor education and animal care preferred.