Requisition No: 385502
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: OPS PARK ATTENDANT - 37979253
Position Number: 37979253
Salary: $10.00 per hour
Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2021
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
DIVISION OF RECREATION AND PARKS
JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
CLASS TITLE: OPS Park Attendant
POSITION NUMBER: 37979253
BASE SALARY: $10.00 per hour/ 28-40 hours per week
No benefits or benefits apply.
LOCATION: Suwannee River and Madison Blue Spring State Parks
3631 201st Path
Live Oak, Florida 32060
Contact: Matt Phifer, Park Manager; Phone:386-362-2746
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
ADVERTISING METHOD: X INTERNAL EMAIL X PEOPLE FIRST
An opportunity is anticipated for a self-motivated, hardworking
individual, to fill the position of OPS Park Attendant at Suwannee
River and Madison Blue Spring State Parks. The incumbent should
have experience in administration, resource management, visitor
services, protection and maintenance.
VISITOR SERVICES - Explains facilities and services provided for
public use, enjoyment and education; meets visitors, answers
questions, provides information and directions in an accurate and
professional manner. Attempts to resolve visitor complaints while
maintaining good public relations.
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - Recognizes biological communities and the
natural processes required for their maintenance. Observes,
maintains and protects the natural, cultural, historic and
archaeological resources of the park. Implements vegetation and
wildlife management plans, maintains optimum species control via
natural and chemical means. Implements site restoration projects
such as reforestation and erosion control. Implements water
resources management plans. Collects and records resource
management data. Participates in all aspects of prescribed
MAINTENANCE - Maintains park structures, facilities, equipment
and grounds through routine, preventive, and corrective maintenance
practices. Conducts routine inspections to ensure proper
maintenance standards are met. Maintains cleanliness of grounds and
ADMINISTRATION - Prepares forms and reports on a wide range of
subjects including visitation, vehicle usage, purchase requests and
accidents. Answers telephone, operates park radio, computer and
various office equipment. Conducts purchasing and fiscal activities
in compliance with established procedures. Collects fees, performs
cash register/point of sale transactions and reconciles receipts.
Answers correspondence and maintains park files.
PROTECTION - Performs routine patrols and security checks;
ensures adherence to the Park Protection Plan. Opens and/or secures
park facilities as appropriate. Interprets and enforces park rules
pertaining to all natural and cultural resources and facilities and
use thereof for the safety and enjoyment of the visitor.
Responsible for security of cash fund.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with others.
- Ability to follow verbal and written
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in
- Ability to perform physical labor.
- Ability to operate radio equipment.
- Ability to perform cash register/point of sale
- Ability to address visitor inquiries in a tactful and courteous
- Ability to understand and apply rules, directives, policies,
laws and regulations.
- Ability to prepare reports.
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
- Ability to participate in all aspects of resource
- Skill in utilizing motor vehicles.
- Ability to work outdoors.
- Ability to lift 40 pounds.
- Skill in using various types of heavy equipment, hand tools,
small engines, power tools and operations of vehicles is
- Knowledge of good public relations.
- Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
- Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights, holidays,
- Ability to maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.
- Ability to operate personal computers.
Licensure/Registration/Certification requirements: Must maintain
a Class E Driver's License.
Schedule: 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule including
nights, weekends and holidays.
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
Nearest Major Market: Lake City