Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant (South Beach State Park)


: $27,840.00 - $39,440.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel

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Job Description:

Would you enjoy working on a team where you can use your excellent customer service skills and develop hands-on experience in park maintenance and operations? In this position, you would be located at a historic park that is situated next to the Yaquina Bay Bridge, and stretches several miles down the Oregon coast. Come join our team at South Beach State Park and support one of Oregon?s greatest resources ? our state parks! What is a Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant? OPRD recruits for Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant positions each year. These positions generally work during our busiest time of the year when many visitors come to enjoy our beautiful parks, April through September. However, each park is unique and the duration of seasonal positions varies slightly from park to park. Please Note: This recruitment will remain open until filled. Interviews may be scheduled at any time and positions may be filled as qualified applicants apply. For best consideration, apply as soon as possible. What you will do: You will work as a full-time seasonal Park Ranger Assistant. Park Ranger Assistants typically perform basic tasks in a single area of park operations such as janitorial work, landscape maintenance, interpretation or visitor services, although some positions will require performing tasks in a variety of areas. The main duties for the Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant will be: To provide excellent customer service to visitors To complete campground reservations for visitors through the computer system To perform landscaping such as weed eating and mowing To perform custodial duties such as cleaning restrooms and maintaining cleanly park facilities In addition, the following duties may also be performed, and are not limited to: Landscape Maintenance Plant, prune and irrigate vegetation with hand and power tools Mow lawns and fields with riding and power mowers, trim turf edges with hand or power tools Manually apply fertilizers and pesticides under direct supervision Custodial Maintenance Clean rest rooms, showers, bathhouses, observation buildings, maintenance shops and interpretive centers by sweeping, washing, disinfecting and mopping floors, walls, ceilings and fixtures Collect, separate and properly dispose of garbage and recyclable materials. Clean fireplaces, tables, footpaths, parking areas, wastewater disposals, signs, drinking fountains and other small fixtures Facility Maintenance Assist in the construction, maintenance and restoration of hiking trails, footpaths, footbridges, parking areas and curbs Assist in painting buildings and other structures using brushes, rollers and spray equipment, properly clean tools and dispose of cleaning solutions Assist in the maintenance and repair of park utilities, including water, sewer and electric systems Assist in the maintenance and repair of building plumbing, including: unclogging toilets and sinks, changing faucet washers, stopping pipe leaks Assist in the maintenance, repair or construction of building structural elements, including walls, floors, ceilings, partitions and roofs using use hand and power carpentry tools as directed Visitor Services Accept payment for camping, day-use parking and miscellaneous sales items (firewood, ice, etc.); prepare reports and make bank cash drops Seek voluntary visitor compliance with park area rules and regulations Provide information about local attractions and Oregon Parks Assist during visitor related emergencies and prepare related reports Resource Interpretation Assist in assembling materials and resources for the development of interpretive presentations, and present interpretive presentations Minimum Qualifications: Six (6) months of experience (paid or unpaid) performing public contact or customer service duties (e.g. Teacher, Customer Service Representative, Salesperson, Receptionist, etc.) and/or maintenance experience (construction trades, landscaping, custodial, etc.); OR OR Six (6) months of college in any discipline (24 quarter hours/16 semester hours) Desired Attributes: Experience providing exceptional customer service. Skill in providing rule information and asking for compliance. Skill in using computerized registration equipment and programs. Skill in making change and preparing simple cash reconciliation reports. Skill in the safe use of tools, material and equipment associated with landscape and building maintenance. Skill in assisting with the performance of basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds keeping tasks. Ability to adjust to shifting priorities and emerging issues. Ability to work in a team setting. Application Instructions: External Applicants: Click on the ?Apply? link and submit your application. View this video for help. Internal Applicants (this includes Current State of Oregon employees): Apply via your employee Workday account. View this job aid for help. Ensure that your application materials reflect how your experience and education meet the desired attributes, job duties, and minimum qualifications for the position. After You Apply: Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions. These can be found under the ?My Applications? section. Make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. Eligible veterans will be given veterans' preference. If claiming veterans? preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your ?My Applications? section ? this is where you will be asked to upload your qualifying preference documentation after you apply. Special Requirements: Have a criminal history check and driving record check that meets OPRD criteria at the time of hire and throughout employment. Must wear?OPRD?supplied uniform and comply with appearance code while on duty. Obtain and maintain the following after appointment: First Aid/CPR Certification Driver?s license Additional Information: You must be 18 or older to qualify for this position This position is represented by SEIU This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur Oregon Parks & Recreation Department does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Justice Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department?uses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States. Questions/Need Help? Follow?Oregon Parks & Recreation Department?on Twitter Facebook Instagram Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to diversity and pay equity.
Associated topics: cdl driver, coordinator, english, field, historic, leader, recreation, recreation attendant, tour partner, trolley * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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