Headlands Evening Park Attendant (Seasonal)

POSITION:  Headlands Evening Park Attendant (Seasonal)
DEPARTMENT:  Parks & Recreation
SUPERVISOR:  Headlands Park Manager
RATE OF PAY:  $17.00
LOCATION:  Headlands County Park


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.


  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.


Desired Behavioral Traits

  • Honesty, alertness, approachable
  • Like to work outdoors and with people

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and responsible to changing work environment changes
  • Patience and able to diffuse potential issues with visitors
  • Good physical condition


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Flexibility with work hours – able to work nights, weekends, holiday at 40 hours per week

Certifications/Licenses Required

  • Valid drivers’ license

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