Parks Seasonal Worker

Application Deadline: 2022-05-15
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of the Parks- Seasonal Worker is to perform clerical, customer service, and maintenance tasks for the Parks and Recreation section of the Land Resources and Environment Department.

*The workdays/hours are flexible and can range from full-time to part-time seasonal hours-indoor and outdoor work.
**This is a limited term position that shall last an average of 6 months. No benefits will be offered with this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Greet and direct park visitors.

• Enter reservations into the computer.

• Collect and record fees.

• Receive and route phone calls.

• Maintain trails.

• Perform maintenance and repair tasks such as mowing grass, tree trimming, landscaping, snow plowing, weed picking, and trail grooming and marking.

• Clean park bathrooms and other park structures.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Harvest aquatic weeds.

• Assist in preparing firewood.

• Assist with parking enforcement by verifying that each vehicle has the proper pass.

• And other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Advisory data and information such as inspection reports, vehicle maintenance reports, inventories, payments, grant applications, various manuals, maps, aerial photos, procedures, guidelines, and routine and non-routine correspondence

• Verbally and in writing with department personnel, county personnel, environmental groups, park users, and the public

• Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards

• Computer skills, such as word processing and spreadsheets

• Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

• Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information

• Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information

• Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences, consider, and select alternatives

• Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations

• Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating a motor vehicle, tractor, lawn mower, keyboard, photocopier, and mechanic tools

• Exert effort in moderate to heavy work, such as lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, balancing, and standing for long periods of time

• Recognize and identify degrees of similarity and differences between characteristics of colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures, etc. associated with objects, materials, and ingredients


• Moderately unsafe and uncomfortable in respects to noise, temperature variations, odors, toxic agents, and dust.

Required Working Hours

Standard working hours vary based on the needs of the parks. Evening and weekend shifts are required. Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required. Compensation for additional hours beyond normal working hours are subject to applicable state and federal regulations.

Education and Experience Requirements

Required: High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred: Clerical experience
Outdoor yard maintenance experience

Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Deadline Note:

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