Marina And Boating Facilities Attendant

County of Sacramento
Full Time 40 per week $43,323 - $60,960 Per year CA Sacramento County Public Works, Fleet Services Division, 4001 Branch Center Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827, United States Apply before 5/11/2024 11:59


The Department of Public Works, Parking Services Division, is seeking a Marina & Boating Facilities Attendant for the City of Sacramento Marina. This position involves frequent operation of a boat to perform duties and adheres to strict safety protocols, including the mandatory use of Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) while performing duties on the docks or when operating a boat. The use of a computer to perform basic functions includes managing emails and entering weekly time sheets. The position is physical in nature and will involve carrying and climbing of ladders; carrying objects; tying heavy ropes; and performing daily security checks on the docks.


The ideal candidate should have a familiarity with boating and the boating community; be comfortable working around waterways; willing to work in all types of inclement weather conditions; and be a team player while still have the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter who is also able to follow directions. The ideal candidate should be able to maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse populations. Highly desirable skill sets include experience with carpentry, landscaping, the ability to deploy strong critical thinking skills, and possession of situational awareness.


To perform a variety of tasks involved in the operation and maintenance of the City's marina and other boating facilities.


General supervision is provided by the Marina and Boating Facilities Supervisor.


Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Collect fees for berth rentals, snack bar sales, and other services.
- Assist in maintaining financial records.
- Inspect marina and boating facilities for fire hazards, leaking boats, defective moorings, and unauthorized persons.
- Perform minor repairs and maintenance on marina and boating facilities and equipment.
- Operate and maintain William G. Stone Lock.
- Pick up litter and remove trash.
- Clean docks, stairs, and office, and perform grounds maintenance.
- Pump out and clean restroom facilities.
- Pump gasoline.
- Monitor retail merchandise supply levels and notify supervisor when supplies are low.
- Enforce regulations governing use of the marina and other boating facilities.
- Operate a motorboat.
- Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

- Methods, procedures, equipment, and tools used in the operation and maintenance of a marina and other boating.

Ability to:

- Perform routine maintenance and clerical tasks.
- Operate a motorboat.
- Swim.
- Work irregular shifts, including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
- Read and write the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance.
- Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Education:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


One year of work experience involving the operation of a marina or boating facility.


Should education be used to qualify for this position, then proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees should be submitted with your application and will be required at the time of appointment. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.  

An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. Evaluation of education records will be due at time of appointment. 


A valid California Class C Driver License is desirable in order to work in this classification. Individuals who do not have such a license are eligible for employment in this classification.

Employees must complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status.


Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the applicant inbox. 
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline; 

  • Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.  

  • Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:  

  • If applicants do not list current and/or past job-related experience in the duties area of the "Work Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on full-time experience (40 hours per week). Qualifying experience is calculated to the full-time equivalent (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week). 

  • If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section.  

  • Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees should be submitted online with your application. Proof of education will be required at time of appointment. 

  • Position/job titles will not be considered in determining eligibility for meeting the minimum qualifications for this position.  

  • If you’re requesting Veteran’s credit, a copy of your DD214 must be submitted online with your application or emailed to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline. Information regarding the use of Veteran’s credit can be found in the Civil Service Board rules under rule   

  • Applicants are responsible for attaching a copy of their DD214 to each position for which they apply. 

2. Training and Experience Exam: (Weighted 100%) – The questions located at the end of the application are the Training and Experience (T&E) Exam. Responses to the T&E questions will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate's education, training and experience. The exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the T&E questions, please note: 

  • Responses to the T&E questions must be submitted online; paper questionnaires will not be accepted.  

  • A resume will not substitute for the information required in the T&E questions. 

3. Eligibility: Candidates who pass the Training and Experience Test will be placed on the eligible list. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. Candidate’s eligibility expires one year from the date of notification of a passing score for the Marina and Boating Facilities Attendant examination.  

4. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– All candidates that pass the examination and are in one of the top three ranks will have their application forwarded to the hiring department for review. The hiring department will select the most competitive applications for further consideration. Human Resources will only evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications, as stated on the job announcement, for applications selected by the hiring department. 

5.  Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass Live Scan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment. 

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