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Date:  Apr 2, 2024
Req ID:  38689


Anticipated Starting Salary:  14.00

Lifeguard [Part Time] advertised as Park Specialist II


Position #:           22091403

Grade:                  GS03

Salary:                   $14.00 per hour, limited to 600 hour per fiscal year, Memorial Day to Labor Day

Requisition:        38689

Location:              Mount Nebo State Park, Dardanelle, AR


Closing date:      04/19/2024



The Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of park pool users, enforcing pool rules and regulations, general cleaning and cash register operation.  


This position offers paid holidays and retirement pension.


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The applicant must be at least 16 years of age and possess or be willing to obtain Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.  A valid Arkansas driver's license is required. A criminal background check and driving check is required. This position requires completion of specialized training such as American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. Lifeguarding class is from May 19th, 2024 thru May 23rd, 2024, at DeGray Lake Resort State Park. Swimming Test is required for this position.


EOE/AA/ADA Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online only:

Position Information

Class Code: S101C

Grade: GS03


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


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.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Russellville