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Parks Worker
AFTON MN 55001
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Parks Worker
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# Job Summary
Forestville- Mystery Cave State Park is currently filling a seasonal part-time 70% (28 hrs/wk) Parks Worker. Work schedule varies and may include weekends, evenings, and holidays. Typical seasonal dates are mid April to mid October.
This position is involved with park operations in the office and park facilities. Office duties include selling vehicle permits, firewood, horse passes and merchandise; performing reconciliation and accounting of receipts; providing customer service duties such as giving directions, informing visitors of park rules, answering radio and phone calls, answering questions on park and local feature, stocking brochures, cleaning the bathroom and building.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Greeting park visitors and dispersing information on the park, park rules and regulations, and other local attractions.
2. Selling vehicle permits, camping permits, electricity, firewood, and other items.
3. Office maintenance (custodial and clerical tasks).
4. Enforcement: routine patrol; enforce rules and regulations; maintain security log; provide severe weather warnings.
5. Buildings and grounds maintenance and repair.
6. Answering phones and radio messages.
## Minimum Qualifications:
* Ability to effectively communicate with the public and other employees.
* Ability and willingness to work alone at night, including in remote areas.
* Ability to provide written information and instructions to the public and other park employees.
* Arithmetic skills sufficient to accurately collect money from the public for various fees
* Ability to read and comprehend instructions on labels, in instruction manuals, and procedures, etc. sufficient to use materials/ chemicals correctly and safely.
* Ability to maintain safe work habits.
## Preferred Qualifications:
* Computer skills (Microsoft Office: including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access)
* Security training and experience.
* Familiarity with Minnesota State Parks rules and regulations.
* Experience working independently as well as with others.
* First Aid and CPR training.
* Experience with grounds maintenance equipment, such as a riding lawn mower and weed trimmer.
## Physical Requirements
Requires occasionally lifting articles such as 50 pound bags of feed maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
## Additional Requirements
This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver's License with a clear driving record
It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
* Employment Reference Check
* SEMA4 Records Check
* Criminal History Check
* Education/license verification
Application Details
## The Department of Natural Resources is proud to operate within a Culture of Respect that provides a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for all employees. This means that our employees are supportive of a diverse workplace, are respectful to one another and to our customers. We believe that promoting a Culture of Respect allows our employees to do their best work in support of the agency's mission
## How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
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***If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please submit your certificate to Ann Ward at *******_** or fax to 651.296.6494 by the job posting close date.**_
## Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Warren Netherton at or 507.352.5111.
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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the DNR's Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: by calling Sarah Spence-Koivisto at 651.259.5016; or using MN Relay 711.
*Job Title:* Parks Worker
*Location:* _Forestville/Mystery Cave Stat
*Job ID:* 22984
*Regular/Temporary:* Seasonal
*Full/Part Time:* Part-Time
*Who May Apply:* Department of Natural ResourcesRotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Date Posted:* Department of Natural ResourcesRotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Closing Date:* Department of Natural ResourcesRotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Department of Natural ResourcesRotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Hiring Agency:* Department of Natural ResourcesRotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Division/Unit:* RotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Work Shift:* RotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Work Hours:* RotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Work Shift/Work Hours:* RotatingNo$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Days of Work:* No$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Travel Required:* No$15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Salary Range:* $15.36 - $20.34 /hourlyClassified
*Classified Status:* Classified
*End Date:* October 20, 2018Non-Exempt

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