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PARK SPECIALIST II

Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Req ID:  37273
Location: 

Paris, AR, US, 72855

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $14.00 per hour, limited to 1800 hours per year

Position Number: 22091635 
County: Logan 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $14.00 per hour, limited to 1800 hours per year 

Mount Magazine State Park 
 

Desk Clerk advertised as a Park Specialist II [Part Time]

Position #:           22091635

Salary:                   $14.00 per Hour

Grade:                  GSMW

Req:                      37273

Location:              Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, AR

 

Closing date:      Until Filled

 

This position greets, registers and checks out guests staying at the lodge and convention center complex, assists guests during their stay, provides information to the public, and relieves the night auditor. Job duties include operating a cash register, selling merchandise, completing cash reports, handling transactions and paperwork related to lodge, cabins, and campsites, stocking shelves, answering phones, providing information and assistance, and other duties as assigned.  Excellent public relations skills are a must. A criminal background check is required.

 

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications:  the ability to read and write. 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 of experience in customer service, clerical work, bookkeeping, or a related field. 

 

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

 

Applications accepted online ONLY: 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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