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Ops Park Attendant - 37979253

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Live Oak
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

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




CLASS TITLE: OPS Park Attendant


BASE SALARY: $10.00 per hour/ 28-40 hours per week

Seasonal Position

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


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 fire.

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 facilities.

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.


  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions/directions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform physical labor.
  • Ability to operate radio equipment.
  • Ability to perform cash register/point of sale transactions.
  • Ability to address visitor inquiries in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • 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 management.
  • 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 required,
  • Knowledge of good public relations.
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights, holidays, and weekends.
  • 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 Act.

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Chico , Ops Park Attendant - 37979253, Other , Live Oak, California

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