Three Rivers Park District

Seasonal Attendant/AIS Watercraft Inspec...

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Lake Minnetonka Regional Park, Minnetrista and Carver Park Reserve, Victoria, Minnesota
$9.50 - $16.96 Hourly
Mar 02, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
Employment Status
Job Type

The position serves in two primary capacities:
  1. Attendant - Performs a variety of customer service tasks in the operations of the Park District in a manner that assures an efficient, safe, and clean operation while providing park guests the highest quality service possible.
  2. AIS Watercraft Inspector - To inform and educate the public to the threats of ecologically harmful aquatic invasive species to Minnesota's waters. Inspectors work at public water access sites educating the public by providing information to watercraft users and conducting a brief survey while inspecting watercraft for invasive species. Other duties include invasive plant removal.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Seasonal AIS Watercraft Inspector and Attendant Operations:
  1. Greets park patrons at assigned boat access location and provides information on invasive species program and issues.
  2. Inspect watercraft for invasive species, recording findings, and respond appropriately if invasive species are located on watercraft.
  3. Educate the public on invasive species programs and issues.
  4. Provides written information and a verbal explanation of aquatic invasive species inspections.
  5. Sells daily and season park passes, merchandise and operates cash register where applicable.
  6. Rents recreation equipment where applicable. (i.e.: boat rentals)
  7. Ability to report to main work site and drive to various boat access locations.
  8. Follows prescribed cash handling and daily record keep procedures; records user occasion data and completes necessary forms, as assigned.
  9. Assign campsite and completes various registrations where applicable.
  10. Keeps work area/equipment clean, orderly and free from hazards.
  11. Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.

Food Service Operations:

  1. Prepares and serves food products and beverages that are tasteful and pleasing to guests.
    • Stores, prepares, and serves food products and refreshments in a manner that meets all local and state health code requirements as well as facility rules and guidelines.
    • Maintains kitchen and storage areas in a clean and safe manner.
    • Work a station on the cook line as directed; this may include operating a stove top, griddle, deep fryer, oven, or other equipment as necessary.
  2. Assists in the performance of a wide variety of maintenance functions including trash removal, cleaning, and stocking.
  3. Cleans and sanitizes food service area and equipment.
    • Ensures appropriate disposal of all waste products.
    • Adheres to recycling and composting program for food services area generated waste products.
    • Maintains equipment in clean, sanitary, and good working condition.
    • As directed, assures food service operation meets local and state health code requirements.
  4. Assists in the inventory of supplies/products on hand at the end of each day in order to plan for meal preparation on subsequent days.
  5. Keeps appropriate staff promptly informed of problems or other issues related to the position.
  6. Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience
Must be 17 years minimum age. Valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License.

Language Skills
Ability to read and understand documents such as operating procedures, safety and technical manuals, guidelines and regulations.  Ability to write routine reports.  Ability to effectively present information to park guests.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to work with American units of money.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to anticipate needs of participants and provide appropriate instruction and assistance.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple written and verbal instructions.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to be diplomatic and pleasant under stress conditions. Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete a variety of work tasks.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with park guests, organizations, and Park District employees. 
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job class, the employee is regularly required to use hands to operate computers and cash registers, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, balance, stoop, crouch, twist, and bend.  The employee also must occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally 50 pounds.
Work Environment
The employee regularly works with cash, a cash register, and other administrative materials.  The employee occasionally works outside in various weather conditions.  The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.

Selection Procedure

A fully completed Three Rivers Park District Online Application must be received by Human Resources by the closing date and time listed on the job posting.  Any materials received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of relevant experience and training. A top group of applicants will be invited to participate in further job screening. 

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a background investigation including a criminal history search. Costs of the background will be paid for by Three Rivers Park District.