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The Park Specialist I is an Extra Help position responsible for providing unskilled and semi-skilled labor in a state park. This position is governed

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent manual labor including heavy manual labor may be required. Work in inclement weather, on weekends, and on holidays may be required. May be required to drive a vehicle. May require the ability to traverse rough terrain on foot.

Typical Functions:

Performs duties such as grounds and facility maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen assistance, dishwashing, cashiering, marina attendance, bus driving, banquet/event set up and other types of general labor. May perform grounds maintenance duties such as mowing, raking, collecting and disposing of trash, and minor maintenance on vehicles and equipment including changing oil, changing filters, cleaning equipment, sharpening blades, and replacing missing or broken parts. May perform custodial duties including mopping, sweeping, cleaning, vacuuming carpets, washing windows, busing restaurant tables, washing dishes and maintaining supplies and equipment. May assist skilled tradesmen in carpentry work, painting exteriors, or other unskilled or semi-skilled labor. May assist in facility management duties such as providing customer service, checking in campers, ringing sales on a cash register, renting boats or bicycles, taking food orders from restaurant guests, giving tours, running errands, taking inventory, or assisting skilled or professional staff as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of basic math calculations. Knowledge of proper and safe use of hand tools, utensils, power tools, and equipment or machinery common to duty area. Knowledge of ServeSafe food handling methods required for some positions. Ability to perform customer service tasks such as waiting tables and guest registration. Ability to follow written or oral instructions, operating manuals, warning labels, etc.. Ability to perform manual labor and to operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. Ability to perform routine maintenance duties on buildings, grounds, and/or vehicles. Ability to operate a cash register and/or computer software programs for some positions. Ability to communicate and interface appropriately with patrons. Ability to use basic math calculations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The ability to read and write; ability to follow routine orders.

Required Certificates:

Depending on the position, a valid Arkansas driver’s license is required. Some positions are required to undergo a criminal background check and/or safe driving check.


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