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OPS PARK ATTENDANT - 37970560

Date: Feb 9, 2018

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32226

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Requisition No: 29628 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: OPS PARK ATTENDANT - 37970560

Position Number: 37970560 

Salary:  $9.00 - $10.00 hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2018 

DIVISION OF RECREATION AND PARKS

JOB VACANCY

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CLASS TITLE:

OPS PARK ATTENDANT - TWO POSITIONS

POSITION   NUMBER:

37970560

BASE SALARY:

$9.00 - $10.00 /hour - 28 OR 40 hours per wk (both available)

LOCATION:

Talbot   Islands State Park

 

12157   Heckscher Drive

 

Jacksonville,   FL  32226

CONTACT   INFORMATION:

Kathleen   Kelso or Kirby Wilson, Assistant Park Managers

 

904-251-2324

 

ADVERTISING METHOD XX INTERNAL EMAIL         

 XX PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM

There are TWO positions available, one 28hr/wk without a set end date and one 40hr/wk only until September 6th, 2018

There are no Health or Vacation Benefits

Rate of Pay:  $9.00 - $10.00 /hour

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented employee seeking a challenging and rewarding position as a non-resident OPS Park Ranger at one of Florida's most dynamic state parks. The selected employee will be immersed in the operation of the Talbot Islands State Parks, including:  Little Talbot Island State Park, Big Talbot Island State Park, Amelia Island State Park, George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park, Ft. George Island Cultural State Park, Yellow Bluff Fort State Park and Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park.

This position is centered on day to day park maintenance and park operations to serve over 1 Million visitors a year visitors who take part in hiking and biking, overnight camping, fishing, bird watching, and many other activities. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position are:

Ability to work rotating shifts including nights, holidays and weekends; communicate verbally and in writing; perform physical labor utilizing power/electrical/gas tools and equipment; deal with visitor inquiries in a tactful, efficient and courteous manner; deal with people and maintain good public relations; enforce rules and regulations; prepare and keep accurate reports; maintain a valid driver’s license; follow verbal and written instructions; prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; understand and apply rules, directives, policies, laws and regulations. 

Knowledge, skill and ability to perform house and grounds keeping duties and apply maintenance trades. Skill in operating trucks, tractors, vehicles up to 2-ton level; operating mowers, chainsaws, standard power and manual tools. Knowledge and ability to perform routine inspections; identify and investigate problems and maintain facilities and equipment. Basic computer skills to be able to fill in short reports and communicate effectively with internal emails.

Skill in computer applications such as MS Office, and Photoshop. Skill in resource management techniques. Interest in providing top-notch visitor services through the cleanliness and maintenance of facilities and high quality visitor contact experiences.

Preferred skill: Skill in performing prescribed burns.  

HOW TO APPLY:

If advertised with an internal email or newspaper advertisement, please apply online through People First, at the following website address:  https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm. If submitting a paper application, you will need to have it faxed to People First at fax #1/888/403/2110 by the closing date listed on the vacancy, they will then scan your application into the applicant pool for that particular vacancy.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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