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Seasonal Rocky Gap State Park

60 vacancies

Recruitment #21-002292-0052

Introduction

Seasonal Contractual  

60 vacancies; full-time

Contract Period:  January 2022 - October 2022

LOCATION OF POSITION

Flintstone, MD (Allegany County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, Maryland. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the position(s) of interest in order to be considered for this recruitment. Please review the main purpose of each job closely before applying.

PARK RANGER (3 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
A Seasonal Park Ranger is a temporary, introductory level of work in the operation of a State park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Complete the routine responsibilities of a Duty Ranger, including but not limited to opening and closing facilities, supervising daily operations, responding to emergency situations and completing shift reports.
• Provide visitors with park information and regulations
• Register campers, monitor campground activities and enforce campground rules
• General maintenance of park trails, public facilities, staff buildings and DNR vessels and vehicles
• Monitor recreational activities in the park, including but not limited to hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, boating and picnicking.
• Assist staff with special assignments and coverage as needed, including but not limited to contact stations, boat rentals, naturalists and concessions attendants.
• May be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER (16 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
The Seasonal Park Maintenance position is responsible for the maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment in a park or recreation area. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Clean restrooms, shelters, campsites and the Easter Hill Chalet rental home.
• Refill bathroom supplies
• Removal of litter
• Maintenance of facilities and grounds
• Mow and trim grass
• Painting, electric, carpentry and plumbing work
• Upkeep of vehicles, equipment and vessels
• Use of hand tools and operation of power equipment
• May be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

PARK NATURALIST (3 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
The Seasonal Park Naturalist develops and leads interpretive programming at a State Park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Develop and present interpretive and environmental education programs
• Assist with volunteers and youth programs
• Develop and maintain exhibits, park bulletin boards and educational materials
• Advise the public of general park rules and regulations
• Promote environmental stewardship opportunities
• Operation and maintenance of nature centers, buildings and grounds
• May include live animal care and handling associated with the Scales & Tales program
• Implement active wellness activities in line with state-wide Healthy Parks Healthy People initiatives
• May be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

CONTACT STATION ATTENDANT / CAMPER CONTACT ATTENDANT
(5 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
The Contact Station Attendant / Camper Contact Attendant is responsible for welcoming visitors to the park, collecting various service charges and/or registering campers. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Answer phones / provide information to visitors
• Register campers
• Operate a computer reservation system
• Handle money and provide change
• Assist with facility upkeep and maintenance

LIFEGUARD – LAKE OR BAYFRONT BEACH (18 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
The Lake / Bayfront Beach Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring visitors have a safe and enjoyable recreational experience. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Provide safe water-based recreation for park patrons
• Provide visitors with information and park regulations
• Maintain the beach area, to include trash and litter removal
• Provide emergency care
• Prepare written reports
• Must be certified by a national agency in Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR, as well as pass a physical evaluation, swim test and written test. Candidates may be certified after hire.

CONCESSION ATTENDANT (9 vacancies) ($15 / hour)
The Concession Attendant provides information to visitors about park facilities, programs and regulations. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Operate a cash register in the sale of park merchandise
• Provide visitors with information
• Maintain inventory of supplies, materials and products
• Administer canoe, kayak and SUP board rentals
• Assist with litter pickup near concession facility
• Prepare hot and cold food and drinks – if assigned to the Hawks Nest Cafe

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: None.

Experience: None.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide complete and accurate information on your application. Include all education and experience related to the functions of the position(s). Applications must be submitted by the closing date for consideration. 

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



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