Lock Attendant (Seasonal)

POSITION:  Lock Attendant (Seasonal)
DEPARTMENT:  Parks & Recreation
SUPERVISOR:  Camp Petosega Manager
RATE OF PAY:  $16.50
LOCATION:  Crooked River Lock


Assists with the operation of the Crooked River Lock to permit marine passage on the inland waterway.


  • Inspects lock facilities to help ensure safe and property conduct of boaters
  • Operates the lock and provides instruction to boaters to safely navigate the Crooked River Lock
  • Collects fees from seasonal/daily lock passes and reconciles revenues daily
  • Performs general grounds maintenance and janitorial work
  • Operates maintenance equipment including hand tools and mowers/trimmers/blowers
  • Performs work safely

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

  • Personable
  • Friendly
  • Service oriented

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and park visitors
  • Good oral and written communications skills


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity with cash handling procedures

Seasonal Full Time = 30 hours per week

Seasonal Part Time = 15 hours per week

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