Temporary Park Worker II at State of Nebraska

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska





Job Description:

Description
INCREASED HIRING RATES!


You're happiest outdoors, so why not work where you play? Join the Parks division and be a part of what makes your Nebraska state parks unforgettable.


What we can offer you:
• Hands-on training
• Fun and flexible environment
• Education in nature and historic appreciation
• Outdoor recreation that promotes healthy lifestyles
• Service that contributes to tourism and local economies
• Opportunity for professional growth
• Respect as a valued team member


Positions available at the Temporary Park Worker II level may include:
• Kiosk/booth workers
• Prep cook (Fort Robinson State Park and Platte River State Park only)
• Groundskeeping and Facility Maintenance
• Office aide
• Concessions/guest services (opportunities for Pool, Marina, Activity Center, Climbing Wall, and more)
• Horticulture
• Housekeeping
• Naturalist
• Shooting range aide (Chadron State Park, Platte River State Park, Ponca State Park, and Wildcat Hills)
• Wrangler
• And more!


Examples of Work
May assist in routine maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment through the operation of powered lawn maintenance equipment; general house cleaning duties with the use of chemicals to clean and disinfect; may operate sweepers, buffers and scrubbers; move furniture and equipment from place to place; collect and dispose garbage; pick up and deliver supplies; fertilize, plant, water, prune and transplant plants.


May perform guest service activities such as: collect payment and assist lead instructor(s) on shooting range activities; assist with recreational, educational, and interpretive activities; answer questions about the procedures for various activities; assist with preparation and organization a variety of educational and interpretive programs within recreational, natural, or cultural setting.


Assist with preparation of material for recreational and educational programs; set up and operate various audio-visual equipment; assist with maintenance of the nature center facilities and animal care; feed and groom horses; prepare horses with proper equipment for trail rides; keep stable area clean.


Receive and confirm guest reservations utilizing a computerized reservation system for camping and/or cabins located in state parks and recreation areas throughout the state; maintain inventory of office supplies, office records and equipment.


Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Experience working in a recreational area, scenic attraction or historical setting, retail or customer service setting, agricultural setting, or related coursework/training or experience.


SPECIAL NOTES: Some positions may require possession of a Food Handler's permit, valid driver's license, and/or and the ability to drive a vehicle for work purposes and/or operate powered equipment/machinery.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the operation of various types of powered equipment and machinery; modern office methods and procedures; housekeeping, food service, storekeeping, history, animal husbandry, agricultural practices, wildlife or recreation; the history, culture and recreational use of the tourist attraction.


Ability to: meet and deal effectively with the public; understand and follow instructions; make routine decisions; communicate effectively; apply proper phone etiquette; safely operate various types of powered equipment and machinery; add and subtract numbers and perform other basic arithmetic calculations.


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