Park Attendant-mayflower Regional Park, Blythe

County of Riverside
$34,944 - $46,439 Per year CA Parks and Recreation Dept - City of Riverside, 6927 Magnolia Ave #2, Riverside, CA 92506, United States Apply before 5/20/2024 11:59
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Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

The County of Riverside seeks candidates to fill positions throughout Riverside County. A list of eligible candidates will be established to fill current and future vacancies.

 
The Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space district seeks a Park Attendant who will support the . The Park Attendant is responsible for greeting park visitors, collecting user fees, assisting in the registration of visitors using park facilities and various camping areas, and providing information about park services, rules and regulations. Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

 Incumbents in positions of this class work with minimal supervision at parks throughout Riverside County.
 
The ideal candidate should possess excellent customer service skills and have prior experience in handling fee collection and visitor registration. They should also be proficient in computer skills, and be able to work independently.  Additionally, having a parks experience and first aid/CPR certification is a plus.

WORKING SCHEDULE: 5/40, the working schedule includes two different shifts depending on the season. During winter, the schedule is from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, while in summer, it is from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm. The schedule also involves rotating shifts, meaning the timing may vary. It is important to note that working on weekends and holidays is mandatory for this position. 

Meet the Team!
The  is a nationally accredited agency who strives to be the regional leader in improving lives through people, parks, places, and programs. Their mission is to acquire, protect, develop, manage, and interpret for the inspiration, use, and enjoyment of all people, a well-balanced system of areas of outstanding scenic, recreational, and historic importance.     

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES


• Greets park visitors, and determines appropriate fees based on usage of park services; collects fees, issues receipts and permits, assigns visitors to various camping areas, and records all registration information.

• Prepares daily reports of revenue and receipts, and park usage; prepares and delivers bank deposits as scheduled.

• Answers inquiries and provides information on park services, rules, and regulations in person and over the phone; observes established procedures to ensure the safety and security of visitors including refusing entry to persons not conforming to regulations.

• Assigns work and explains procedures to volunteers; provides assistance in emergency situations.
•  Minor janitorial maintenance such as clean up the litter scattered around. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Option I

Experience: Six months of experience which involved collection of money, record keeping, and dealing with the public.

Option II

Experience: Six months of experience performing clerical work directly related to parks operations.

All Options
License: A valid California Driver's License is required.

Knowledge of: Simple record keeping procedures and basic arithmetic.

Ability to: Read, understand, and apply regulations pertaining to the use and operation of County parks; perform math computations quickly and accurately; keep accurate records according to prescribed procedures; explain regulations, policies, and procedures in a tactful and courteous manner; work independently.

Physical Requirements: Includes being able to stand, walk, lift, and bend. They should also be able to handle extreme weather conditions, such as temperatures of 115 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, as well as cold weather. These abilities are crucial for the attendant to perform their duties effectively and ensure visitor satisfaction, while also taking care of their own well-being in challenging weather conditions.

GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please read and follow any special application instructions on this posting. Click the 'Apply' link located on this page to submit your application. For instructions on the application process, examinations, Veteran's preference, pre-employment accommodation or other employment questions, please refer to our web site, . A pre-employment physical examination and background check may be required.

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