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Rocky Gap State Park

Multiple Seasonal Contractual Positions-NO BENEFITS

Recruitment #14-999999-111

Introduction

Seasonal Contractual-NO BENEFITS

LOCATION OF POSITION

Allegany County

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, Maryland. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the position(s) of interest in order to be considered for this recruitment. Please review the main purpose of each job closely before applying.

PARK RANGER (2 vacancies)

 A Seasonal Park Ranger is a temporary, introductory level of work in the operation of a State park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide visitors with park information and regulations
  • Register campers
  • Monitor and cleaning of campgrounds, bath houses and restrooms
  • General maintenance of park trails, public facilities, staff buildings and DNR vessels and vehicles
  • Monitor recreational activities in the park, including but not limited to hunting, fishing, hiking and biking

PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER (16 vacancies)

The Seasonal Park Maintenance position is responsible for the maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment in a park or recreation area. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 

  • Clean restrooms, shelters and campsites 
  • Refill bathroom supplies 
  • Removal of litter
  • Maintenance of facilities and grounds
  • Mow and trim grass
  • Painting, electric, carpentry and plumbing work
  • Upkeep of vehicles, equipment and vessels
  • Use of hand tools and operation of power equipment

PARK NATURALIST (2 vacancies)

 The Seasonal Park Naturalist develops and leads interpretive programming at a State Park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and present interpretive and environmental education programs
  • Assist with volunteers and youth programs
  • Develop and maintains exhibits, park bulletin boards and educational materials 
  • Advise the public of general park rules and regulations
  • Operation and maintenance of nature centers, buildings and grounds
  • May include live animal care and handling associated with the Scales and Tales program

CONTACT STATION ATTENDANT / CAMPER CONTACT ATTENDANT (9 vacancies)

 The Contact Station Attendant / Camper Contact Attendant is responsible for welcoming visitors to the park, collecting various service charges and/or registering campers. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer phones / provide information to visitors
  • Register campers
  • Operate a computer reservation system
  • Handle money and provide change
  • Assist with facility upkeep and maintenance

VISITOR SERVICES ATTENDANT (2 vacancies)

The Visitor Services position provides secretarial and financial duties for a State Park. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 

  • Answer phones and greet customers
  • Process mail
  • Prepare cash deposits and supporting paperwork
  • Photocopy and type documents
  • Enter data using Excel spreadsheets
  • Process seasonal contracts and seasonal timesheets
  • Process bills for payment

LIFEGUARD -  LAKE OR BAYFRONT BEACH (16 vacancies)

The Lake / Bayfront Beach Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring visitors have a safe and enjoyable recreational experience. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide safe water-based recreation for park patrons
  • Provide visitors with information and park regulations
  • Maintain the beach area, to include trash and litter removal
  • Provide emergency care
  • Prepare written reports
  • Must possess current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR and standard first-aid. Candidates may be certified after hire.

CONCESSION ATTENDANT (8 vacancies)

 The Concession Attendant provides information to visitors about park facilities, programs and regulations. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate a cash register in the sale of park merchandise
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, materials and products
  • Complete required reports
  • Administer canoe and kayak rentals
  • Assist with litter pickup near concession facility

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education: None.

Experience: None.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application is strongly recommended. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



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