Position Information The County of Sonoma Regional Parks Department Seeks Qualified Extra-Help Marina Attendants!
This recruitment is being conducted to fill extra-help (seasonal) openings in the Regional Parks Department . This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help openings as they occur during the active status of this list.
Under general supervision, Marina Attendants perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance work, new construction, and repair work at a County operated marina; enforce marina rules regulations and ordinances; operate an ice plant; collect marina fees; and perform related duties as required.
Typical duties performed by Marina Attendants include:
- Security rounds and dock checks
- Dispensing fuel, oil, and ice to boats
- Performing maintenance tasks
- Composing minor incident reports
- Handling cash and retail sales
- Janitorial tasks for bathrooms, shower facilities, laundromat, and the Marina Office
Ideal candidates will:
- Six or more months of paid experience working in a marina
- Experience with small boat handling and safe boating practices
Due to the seasonality and nature of these positions, working hours vary based on the time of year. These positions require the ability to work shift assignments including weekends and holidays. EXTRA-HELP EMPLOYMENT
Seasonal extra-help employees augment permanent staff by performing duties that are required at certain times or seasons of the year. Seasonal, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the county retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Seasonal, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of six months in any twelve month consecutive period.
Extra-Help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill multiple seasonal, extra-help positions in the Regional Parks Department. This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help openings as they occur during the active status of this list. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.Minimum Qualifications Education:
Any combination of education and training that will provide one with the knowledge and abilities.Experience:
Any combination of experience that relates to the knowledge and abilities. Normally, two years of experience in semi-skilled building construction, repair, maintenance, and groundskeeping work, some of which must have been in a Marina environment.Desirable Qualification:
At least six months of paid experience working at a marina of similar size and operation.License:
Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working knowledge:
of basic construction materials, safety practices, and tools commonly used in building construction, repair, maintenance and groundskeeping work; semi-skilled carpentry, masonry and plumbing and electricity; planting, cultivation, pruning, spraying and materials used in controlling weeds, insects and parasites; preventive maintenance tasks that need to be performed on marina vehicles, equipment and facilities.Knowledge of:
basic weather instruments and how they are used; the leadership techniques necessary to lead a work crew.Ability to:
perform a variety of light and heavy semi-skilled manual marina construction, repair, and maintenance tasks for extended periods of time; perform groundskeeping work that includes but is not necessarily limited to: propagation, planting, cultivation, pruning, trimming, spraying, and fertilization of lawns, plants, shrubs and trees; read and record information from weather instruments and post it for public review; operate and make adjustments to a variety of power tools and light equipment; demonstrate physical strength, endurance, and mechanical aptitude that relates to the tasks to be performed; apply the Spud Point Marina Ordinance and Marina rules and regulations in a firm and courteous manner; comply with and enforce common safety practices and procedures and to take corrective action that eliminates safety hazards; perform basic first aid as required; swim at a level necessary to ensure personal safety; read and write the English language at a level sufficient for satisfactory job performance; perform arithmetic calculations at a level sufficient for satisfactory job performance; enforce County ordinances and Marina rules and regulations in a courteous and firm manner; communicate in an appropriate manner with supervisors, peers, subordinates, the general public and others who have interest in the Marina's operations; train and/or lead a work crew when assigned; work different shifts, weekends, holidays and to wear a uniform.Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying
- Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
- You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
- You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
- Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process. APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.
The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:
An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination
(pass/not pass) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's combination of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position to ensure satisfaction of the minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications for the position will be placed on an extra-help employment list and referred to the department. The department may contact candidates from the employment list who possess the most appropriate job-related qualifications for further consideration. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants.
Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: As the largest employer in Sonoma County, the Board of Supervisors has adopted a vaccination and testing policy to help mitigate transmission of COVID-19. All County employees will be required to either have documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination on file or consent to weekly COVID-19 testing. HOW TO APPLY
Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job announcement must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of the job announcement. Continuous recruitments may close without notice at any time that a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.
The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information.
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