Seasonal Park and Recreation Associate - Gray's Lake

  • City of Des Moines, Iowa
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $9.00 - $10.71 Hourly USD

Job Description

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Under general supervision, assists patrons, assists staff with the facilitation of scheduled programs and events including set-ups, tear downs, monitoring patron activity and general maintenance duties; and performs related work as required.

Duration of work assignment is from May to September.

Deadline : Applicationare accepteduntil such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the work performed by these positionsare currently limited or not being performed. The positionsare posted now in preparation for post COVID-19 operations.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Previous experience working with the general public is preferred.


Required Special Qualifications

  • Possession of an applicable valid driver's license is required where assigned duties require driving responsibilities.
  • Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable, driving record background checks.
  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire.


Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Collects various fees from patrons and makes change;
  • Provides assistance to patrons;
  • Directs parking and pedestrian traffic;
  • May need to place signage providing directional information;
  • Assists in monitoring events, scheduled programming and overseeing patron activity; and alerts supervisor of any problems that arise;
  • Picks-up loose trash and/or debris and disposes in waste receptacles;
  • Prepares and maintains various park and recreational facilities and venues hosting scheduled programming, events and patron participation;
  • Event related preparedness may include but not limited to opening and closing facilities; set-ups; tear downs; shoveling and blowing snow; supplying restrooms; decorating; pulling weeds and mopping and/or sweeping floors;
  • Assists with concessions including operating cash register and serving food as needed.;
  • May need to guard vendor property as needed in preparation of a scheduled event or program;
  • May oversee the activities of a group of participants within a scheduled program to ensure completeness of assigned tasks.
Closing Date/Time: 7/13/2020 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

Des Moines, Iowa United States View Map