Posted in Other 16 days ago.
Location: North Platte, Nebraska
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)
• Shooting range aide (Chadron State Park, Platte River State Park, Ponca State Park, and Wildcat Hills)
• 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.
State of Nebraska