For the upcoming Summer Season, St. Croix County Parks are looking for 4-5 seasonal workers. 2 positions are needed at Homestead Park in Hudson, and 2-3 positions are needed at Glen Hills Park in Glenwood City. These positions are 3 months and generally begin Memorial Day Weekend and run through Labor Day Weekend.
General Statement of Duties:
This position performs routine park maintenance tasks, assists with visitor contact, and patrols the County Park areas to assure visitor safety and compliance with park rules. The job responsibilities include inside and outside work, occasionally in inclement weather. The individual must know how to swim and should have completed a first aid training course. The job combines customer service with park maintenance work. Must provide own transportation to and from work with willingness to work day, night, and weekend shifts.
Examples of Duties:
Grounds keeping, mowing, trimming, brushing, and pruning;
Cleanup of facilities, trash removal, and snow removal;
Repair, painting, and upkeep of buildings and facilities;
Minor construction and assembly projects;
Operation of light equipment such as pickup trucks, lawn mowers, small power tools, and hand tools;
Sales of daily and annual park admission stickers and the registration of campers;
Provision of information to park visitors, sales of wood or canteen items;
Park patrol to assure compliance with park rules, prevent fires and vandalism, and assure visitor safety;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of the methods of storing, maintaining, repairing and safeguarding equipment;
ability to understand and carry-out oral and written instructions;
skill in operation of hand tools; ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and demonstrations;
good communications skills and the ability to provide friendly customer service;
able to work independently and accept responsibilities;
ability to swim;
must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
Light equipment is operated by the Park Worker whenever necessary to perform these tasks.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Must provide own transportation to and from work;
Must be 18 years of age or older;
Obtain and maintain First Aid Certification.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.