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PARK SPECIALIST II

Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Req ID:  21577
Location: 

Bismarck, AR, US, 71929

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $12.51 per hour

Golf Course Maintenance [Part Time] advertised as Park Specialist II

Position #:     22091827

Salary:           $12.51 per hour

Grade:          GS03

Req:             21577

Location:       DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck, AR

 

Closing date:  08/19/2022

 

This position is responsible for duties encompassing all aspects of landscape and turf installation and maintenance. Performs detailed routine pruning of ornamentals, including trees, shrubs, and flowers. Provides routine mulching and weed control in all landscape beds, including trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals. Assists with landscape renovations and new landscape projects as directed. Performs detailed routine mowing, string trimming, and edging of turf grass. Performs cleanup following mowing, edging, and landscaping. Operates push mowers, string trimmers, power pole pruners, hedge trimmers, chain saw, and backpack blowers. Maintains equipment, tools, and supplies used in daily grounds work activities, reporting any repairs and needs to appropriate supervisors. Maintains irrigation system and monitors for water leaks (wet spots), hot spots (dry areas), or other suspicious irrigation malfunctions and reports to the appropriate supervisor. Performs daily pickup of litter, twigs, leaves and branches. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal equivalent of a high school diploma.  Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.

 

Preferred qualifications: one year experience of landscape service or golf course related duties.

 

We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

 

Please apply online: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/

 


The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: S101C

Grade: GS03

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00

Summary

The Park Specialist II is an Extra Help position responsible for providing unskilled and semi-skilled labor and/or guest services in a state park. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Performs duties such as patron assistance, lifeguarding, desk clerking, grounds and facility maintenance, guiding tours, cooking, food preparation, administrative assistance, office assistance, housekeeping, facility attendance and other types of general labor or public service. May perform grounds and building maintenance duties such as mowing, raking, planting, applying chemicals/pesticides, collecting and disposing of trash, maintenance of vehicles and equipment, and custodial duties. May assist skilled tradesmen in carpentry work, painting, welding, installing fixtures, 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, giving tours, running errands or assisting skilled or professional staff as required. May provide administrative assistance by completing reports, preparing cash deposits, entering time and leave data, entering tip information, or taking inventory. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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. Knowledge of basic math calculations. Ability to perform customer service tasks such as waiting tables and guest registration. 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 follow written or oral instructions, operating manuals, warning labels, etc.. Ability to communicate and interface appropriately with patrons. Ability to use basic math calculations.

Minimum Qualifications

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. Some positions require completion of specialized training such as ServeSafe.

Licenses

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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