SEASONAL - HEADLANDS EVENING PARK ATTENDANT

POSITION: Headlands Evening Park Attendant (seasonal)
DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation Department
SUPERVISOR: Headlands Park Manager
LOCATION: Headlands International Dark Sky Park
RATE OF PAY: $12.75 – $15.50 (depending on position and experience)
END-OF-SEASON BONUS: Seasonal staff, who meet the criteria for attendance and job performance, will qualify for a bonus of 50 cents for every hour worked during the season

POSITION SUMMARY:
Protect park attendees and supervise activities in designated outdoor park areas. Patrol the grounds to ensure that park visitors are following park rules so the natural environment or fellow guests are not disrupted. Assist visitors with directions within the park. Monitor flow of traffic and maintain control of parking during busy hours. Monitor usage and maintenance needs of park facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Patrol the grounds and enforce park rules maintaining a courteous and helpful demeanor
• Monitor traffic flow within the park
• Monitor facilities usage and keep supplies stocked
• Assist with keeping grounds clean and other duties as assigned

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: 
• Honesty
• Alertness
• Approachable and likes to work outdoors and with people

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 
• Good communication skills
• Ability to be flexible and responsible to changing work environment
• Patient and ability to diffuse potential issues with visitors
• Good physical condition

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
• High school graduate or equivalent, at least 18 years of age
• Flexibility with work hours – able to work nights, weekends, holidays at 40 hours per week

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED: 
• Valid Driver’s License

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.

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