- High school diploma or GED
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About Cecil M. Harden Lake/Raccoon State Recreation Area:
Native forest and large rock outcrops line the upper part of Big Raccoon Creek. Cecil M. Harden Lake resulted from the damming of the creek for flood control. The lake also provides recreation, wildlife management and economic benefits. A variety of fish, flora and fauna can be viewed at the property.
Nearby Historic Mansfield Roller Mill is a preserved, working example of industrialization in Indiana at the turn of the 20th century. This 1880s flour mill uses machinery from that time to show visitors how flour and cornmeal were processed from wheat and corn. It is an almost complete and unchanged example of flour mills from this time period.
This position starts at a minimum rate of $10.25 per hour and may be commensurate with education and experience.
About the Job:
The Seasonal Property Worker provides friendly customer service while ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of areas used by the general public. Property Workers assist park guests with park information and regulations. This role may focus on customer service and operational aspects depending on assignment and requirements described below. All property staff are responsible for contributing towards the safety operations and security of property and guests.
A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Gate Attendants provide quality customer service at property, facility and/or campground gates. Attendants are responsible for the collection of revenue from fees and permits, and cash/credit card handling duties.
Laborers work to maintain, clean and repair property buildings, grounds and facilities. Laborers perform various landscaping, mowing, and trimming of grounds; which may include firewood cutting, splitting and processing. The design and maintenance of structures, signs and recreational trails are dependent on the features of the property. Duties may include limited carpentry and plumbing.
Housekeepers work to maintain and clean property buildings, grounds and facilities. Duties include regular deep cleaning and sanitization of facilities (including toilets, urinals and showers).
Concession Attendants provide quality customer service at concession stands, beach houses or other locations as needed. Attendants sell food items, firewood, boat rentals, ice, and etc based on their station. This role is responsible for reporting information regarding the inventory & stock of supplies necessary to operations. Attendants are responsible for the collection of revenue from fees and permits, and cash/credit card handling duties.
Concession Supervisors provide supervision, motivation and direction to concession team members to achieve sales revenue. The Supervisor ensures staff are properly trained and scheduled. This role is responsible for ordering, tracking and ensuring concession stands are properly stocked. Concession Supervisors assist property management by performing point of sale system (POS) maintenance, creating transaction reports, inventory management and control activities.
Trail Crewmembers repair wood structures, add water bars to trails, install information panels and perform other general maintenance duties.
Office Assistants answer inquiries about the property, and assist property management with operations and administrative functions. Office Assistants may assist in the preparation of financial reports.
Toboggan Attendants provide quality customer service at the toboggan run. Attendants maintain the the toboggan ice track, remove snow from walkways and track, and monitor the safety of all riders. This role is responsible for the collection of revenue from fees and permits, and cash/credit card handling duties.
Security Officers monitor the activities of visitors and report problems to property management or other authorities. Security Officers patrol the property and enforce regulations in a courteous, but firm manner. This role provides security to facilities, construction sites and logging operations as needed, including late night visits to area prone to vandalism, disturbances and illegal activities.
Shooting Range Officers monitor the activities of visitors using the shooting range while providing quality customer service and educaton on safe gun handling. This role will enforce shooting range standard operating procedures whle ensuring the safety of visitors and staff. In addition to basic maintenance of the range, the Safety Officer will collect and sort brass casings.
Offender Supervisors monitor the activities and transportation of offenders. Offenders assist with the maintenance, cleaning and repair of property buildings, grounds and facilities. The supervisor provides transportation for offenders and may participate in labor duties, as needed.
What You’ll Need for Success:
Candidates shall have a high school diploma or GED or one (1) year of work experience.
This role should expect to work afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Individuals may experience working in potentially inclement weather.
Individual may be required to wear a DNR provided uniform.
Individuals may experience working directly with offenders.
May be required to travel to additional properties.
May perform duties in a variety of different environments, including an office environment, field environment, rugged terrain, and various adverse weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, rain, snow, sleet, etc.).
May be required to work around potentially dangerous heavy equipment (e.g. tractors, disks, mowers, planters, etc.).
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.
Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:
This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.