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Season Worker - Brown County

Date Posted:  Sep 16, 2022
Requisition ID:  326942
Location: 

Nashville, IN, US, 47448

 

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. 
  
At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population.  As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.
 

About Brown County State Park:

 

Brown County State park is Indiana’s largest state park and encompasses 16,000 acres of rugged hills and ridges.  It is often called the “Little Smokies” because of the area’s resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains.  Recreation opportunities include fall tree foliage, hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, camping, and more.  The surrounding county and nearby Indiana town of Nashville are famous for their unique shopping, dining, arts, crafts, history, entertainment, and outdoor adventure opportunities.

 

Role Overview:

 

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 contibuting towards the safety operations and security of property and guests.

 

A Day in the Life:

 

Season Property Workers serve in several roles.  These are the functions of each possible role.

  • 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.  
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shooting Range Officers monitor the activities of visitors using the shooting range while providing quality customer service and education on safe gun handling.  This role will enforce shooting range standard operating procedures while ensuring the safety of visitors and staff.
  • 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.

Salary:

 

Seasonal positions traditionally start at $10.25 - $11.27 per hour and may be commensurate with education, training, and/or experience.

 

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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