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Seasonal Property Worker - Deam Lake

Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2019
Requisition ID:  2544

Borden, IN, US, 47106

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About the job:

Indiana Department of Natural Resources:

The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana's citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.


Seasonal State Worker: 

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 the property and guests.  To assist with the maintenance of a clean environment, basic cleaning duties may include sweeping, mopping, restocking and trash/litter pick-up. 

A day in the life:

Seasonal Property Workers perform duties according to the following roles:


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.

  • Requires the ability to perform simple mathematical calculations

Concession Attendants provide quality customer service at concession stands, beach houses, campstores 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.

  • Requires the ability to perform simple mathematical calculations

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.

  • Requires the ability to use hand/power tools and heavy equipment

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.

  • Requires the ability to handle customers, emergency situations and conflict resolution in a positive manner
  • May require the ability to operate a variety of vehicles, ATVs, and bicycles, dependent on the property

What we're looking for:

Candidates shall have a high school diploma or GED or one (1) year of work experience. 

Additional Skill and Ability Preferred:

  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to carry out assignments with general instruction and limited supervision.

Additional Comments:

Working Conditions:

  • 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.


Hire Salary:

The minimum hourly wage for Gate Attendant, Laborer, Concessions Attendant are $9.15.  Minimum hourly wage for Security is $9.86. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/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

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