Parks & Facilities Attendant - Evening & Weekend Park Patrol Program (14 Hours/Week)

  • City of Orange
  • Orange, California
  • Sep 12, 2019
Part Time Facilities Management Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $14.68 - $16.22 Hourly

Job Description



The ideal candidate will possess a combination of
customer service, custodial, and park facility maintenance experience. 

Recruitment will remain open until three (3) vacancies are filled.  Apply TODAY!

Candidates must be available to work ALL of the following work schedules:

***Evenings, Weekends and Holidays***
Weekday Evening Shifts = 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Weekend Shifts = 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and/or 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.


  • Seeks a part-time job (14-19 hours per week), and understands the work schedule will vary from month to month.
  • Enjoys working outdoors performing basic park facility maintenance and restroom custodial tasks in city parks.
  • Has at least one year of experience in the following areas: providing customer service, performing custodial duties, and performing park facility maintenance duties.
  • Has a valid CA driver license, auto insurance and a good driving record.  (Note: Submission of a driving record printout will be required at a later date as part of the applicant screening process.)



Under general supervision, oversee facility use and will perform general maintenance and custodial care of the amenities in City parks and facilities, as well as perform related work as required.  

Incumbents monitor and maintain City of Orange park facilities including the Sports Center at Grijalva Park.  Some general duties include: communicating with youth sports organizations and community park users on a daily basis, enforcing field permit use, trash pickup at city parks, opening/closing and stocking of restrooms and patron check at park pavilions and facilities.  This position will be required to drive a City vehicle from park to park following a detailed task list of duties while logging pertinent details.

This is an entry-level classification that assists community services staff in implementing recreation activities, including setting up equipment and sites for activities and programs, explaining and enforcing community services and recreation programs and policies, regulations, and custodial duties required to ensure that community services buildings and equipment provide the highest level of safety for public nd staff use.  Work is often performed in an assigned area and may involve working around other City staff and/or the public, depending upon assignment. This class is distinguished from the Recreation Services Activity Specialist in that the latter assists with coordinating and implementing recreation activities and provides lead direction to lower-level staff and volunteers.

Examples of Duties

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

Maintenance and custodial duties include but are not limited to: cleaning and unclogging public toilets, restocking public restrooms; graffiti removal; cleaning trash cans, emptying trash cans, litter removal and pick up; monitoring groups using fields, picnic pavilions, and City facilities, including the Sports Center at Grijalva Gym.

Monitors facility use; opens, closes, and secures buildings for activities, programs, and rental events; and prepares the facility and amenities for patron use.

Participates in ensuring compliance with relevant permitting and licensing laws and guidelines; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists in education about the enforcement of and ensures adherence to rules and regulations.

Ensures the safety of the public and staff at all times by inspecting, patrolling, monitoring, and instructing on the safe use of program facilities, equipment, and supplies; maintains a safe, clean, and tidy environment; reports unsafe conditions or illegal activities.

Performs routine maintenance of buildings and equipment.

Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies.

Ensures that programs, activities, and facilities are in compliance with applicable City regulations, laws, and ordinances.

Interacts with the general public, including children and parents; addresses issues, concerns, and questions that patrons may have regarding the assigned programs and rentals.

Maintains a variety of logs, records, and files, and prepares reports related to assigned activities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program area(s) and facilities to which assigned.

Basic principles, practices, tools, and materials as they relate to the general maintenance and cleaning of buildings and equipment related to assigned area.

Safe driving rules and practices.

Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work.

Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work.

English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.

Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.

Ability to:

Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures.

Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons.

Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change.

Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.

Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.

Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.

Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Education and Experience:

Equivalent to the completion of education at a level which provides the ability to read and write at a level required for the job. High school diploma, or equivalent, is highly desirable.

A combination of at least one (1) year of customer service and at least one (1) year of custodial and/or maintenance experience is highly desirable. Comparable work experience with a public agency is highly desirable.

Licenses and Certifications:

Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver License, auto insurance and a good driving record are required.

Supplemental Information

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  Must possess the physical stamina to lift and move tables and chairs, arrange facilities for community events and/or meetings.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment.  Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Employees may work outdoors and may work in buildings and recreational facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representative in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


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