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Seasonal Property Worker - Lincoln State Park

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2019
Requisition ID:  1944
Location: 

Lincoln CIty, IN, US, 47552

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

Lincoln State Park

Discover the boyhood home of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Among the rolling hills and thick forest, young Lincoln learned many life lessons.  Lincoln State Park offers 10 miles of hiking trails, two scenic lakes, and an interpretive center to help you experience early life of settlers in southern Indiana. Your entire family can enjoy a relaxing time at one of the campgrounds, cabins or group cottages. Tour the Colonel Jones Home, the historic home of the merchant and Civil War officer who employed young Lincoln.  The 1,747-acre park was established in 1932 as a memorial to Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. The Little Pigeon Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery, located on the property, is where Lincoln’s sister Sarah is buried. 

 

Salary

All of these positions start at $9.15/hour but may be commensurate with education and experience. 

About the Job

As a Seasonal Property Worker you provide 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.  In this role you 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 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
  • 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).
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs is necessary
  • 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
  • Trail Crewmembers repair wood structures, add water bars to trails, install information panels and perform other general maintenance duties.
  • Office Assistants answer inquiries concerning park information, and assist property management with operations and administrative functions.  Office Assistants may assist in the preparation of financial reports.
    • Requires the ability to perform simple mathematical calculations and the ability to operate a computer and other office 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
  • 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 while ensuring the safety of visitors and staff.  In addition to basic maintenance of the range, the Safety Officer will collect and sort brass casings.  
What We're Looking For
  • Candidates shall have a high school diploma or GED 
  • Or one (1) year of work experience. 
What You'll Need For Success
  • 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.
  • 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.
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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