Park Services Aide II

Monterey County Human Resources
Published
April 28, 2021
Location
Salinas, CA
Job Type
 

Description

Position Description PUBLIC WORKS, FACILITIES & PARKS DEPARTMENT
Invites your interest for the position of
PARK SERVICES AIDE II

Compensation: $15.196 - $20.755 per hour
Final Filing Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Exam# 21/68C21/04JA

The Public Works, Facilities & Parks Department (PWFP) centralizes a range of Land Use and Capital services, including Public Works, Facilities, and Parks to ensure reasonable and safe development, plan for future needs, manage infrastructure and County facilities, and protect natural resources. The Monterey County parks system benefits the community by providing a vast assortment of outdoor recreational activities. The diversity and breadth of Monterey County's parks offers something for everyone. Park sites throughout the County serve residents and visitors by promoting health and wellness, and providing outdoor space to play, exercise and access facilities for self-directed or organized recreation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Public Works, Facilities & Parks Department is in immediate need to fill both permanent and temporary vacancies in the Park Service Aide II classification. The Park Services Aide II classification supports the facilitation of park operations by performing visitor service support activities, including fee collection, routine grounds and facility maintenance and various visitor services related to public access and use in a park facility. This class works under the direction of a Park Ranger, Senior Park Ranger, Supervising Park Ranger or management level classification.

The Eligible List established from this recruitment process will be used to fill positions on a permanent and temporary basis and may be used to fill future vacancies.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate will possess integrity; flexibility and adaptability; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships; strong oral communication skills; an ability to relate well to the public, management and employees at all levels; exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful and effective customer service attitude; and demonstrate good judgment.

Examples of Duties Paramount duties include :

  • Receiving and accounting for cash; and issuing receipts
  • Communicate with public in receiving and giving out a wide variety of information pertaining to recreational facilities.
  • Explain rules and regulations
  • Use telephone and two-way radio
  • Perform routine park, grounds and facility maintenance, gardening, clean-up, unskilled manual labor
  • Operate and maintain grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Operate computerized cash register and tollgate procedures
  • Operation of specialized maintenance equipment such as garbage truck, pumper truck, tractors, loaders, mowers.

To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/specifications.asp

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Thorough Knowledge of:
Handling and accounting for cash; Proper use and care of hand and power tools used in buildings and grounds maintenance work; Basic operations, tools and terms used in grounds maintenance trades.

Skill and Ability to:
Learn, understand, and convey park policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to others ; Communicate effectively in person, by phone, and by two-way radio; Follow oral and written instructions; Meet public with tact and courtesy, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; Drive vehicles and operate maintenance equipment and tools used in park grounds and facility maintenance work; and Use a computerized cash register, accurately account for cash, and perform tollgate procedures.

Examples of Experience/Education/Training Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides for the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:

Six (6) months of experience performing visitor service support activities such as fee collection and cash handling, customer service, and routine grounds and facility maintenance work.

Additional Information Required conditions of employment:
As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:

  • Work weekends, holidays and shifts
  • Wear a uniform
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license is required at the time of employment
  • Work outdoors and under adverse weather conditions

Some positions may require the following:

  • California Class A or B driver's license
  • Ability to operate light and heavy equipment such as a tractor, grader, dozer, backhoe, front-end loader, etc.
  • Ability to perform basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and grounds keeping using hand and power tools.

Benefits:
Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
Notes:
Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
Apply On-line!
Our Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty

Applications may be obtained from and submitted to:
Monterey County, Public Works, Facilities &Parks Department
Attn: Julie Aulenta, Associate Personnel Analyst
1441 Schilling Place, 1st Floor, Salinas CA 93901
Email: aulentaja@co.monterey.ca.us
Phone: (831) 755-5014 Fax: (831) 784-5603

The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:

  • A completed County of Monterey Employment Application
  • Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions

All required materials must be received no later than final filing date:
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applications that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Monterey County is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5014.

The County of Monterey is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date/Time: 5/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

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