San Mateo County Parks Department $17.47 - $21.85/Hour
San Mateo County Parks Department is seeking individuals to assist Park Rangers with seasonal facility maintenance, including cleaning restrooms and collecting garbage; resource management; visitor services; gatehouse duties; and trail maintenance. The ideal candidate will have the ability to learn new skills, the ability to follow directions, and a strong commitment to provide exemplary customer service to park visitors.
This position requires driving to different park locations and handling power-driven tools and machines. Candidates selected for this position must have a valid California driver's license or equivalent, and must be at least 18 years of age at the date of hire due to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) restrictions.
QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Policies, procedures and safety regulations related to the park location to which assigned; safety hazards and equipment related to park and marina environments; driving and operating automobiles, light trucks, safety equipment and other motorized equipment safely; communicating effectively orally and in writing; landscaping and ground maintenance practices, including pruning, lawn and plant care.
Skill/Ability to: Maintain cleanliness of park and marina facilities; use hand, electric and pneumatic power tools; perform light construction, repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment; perform clerical tasks, including keeping accurate records, making simple arithmetic calculations, handling cash, and filing; work courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers, and volunteers; operate motor vehicles and other equipment; stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time; lift items weighing up to 60 pounds.
Employment with San Mateo County offers a wealth of opportunities to serve your community while building a career. The County has a culture of innovation and has created a diverse workforce that is nationally celebrated for its collaborative approaches to providing essential services. San Mateo County leadership commits to serving the public well and providing a competitive compensation program including a choice of retirement plans, flexible hours, childcare center, commute assistance, health and wellness programs and much, much more. The County has been working on a Succession Planning Program, which includes many new and remarkable initiatives to prepare our workforce for the future. This is an exciting time and we in Human Resources look forward to continuing to partner with our department customers to position San Mateo County as employer of choice. Choose to make a difference – choose the County of San Mateo for a career!!