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Seasonal Aquatics Worker - McCormick's Creek State Park

Date Posted:  Apr 16, 2021
Requisition ID:  188361
Location: 

Spencer, IN, US, 47460

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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About McCormick's Creek State Park:

Explore the spectacular limestone canyon, flowing creek, and scenic waterfalls that highlight Indiana’s first state park. Hike trails featuring diverse forest trees, spicebush, and native wildflowers, including a trail through Wolf Cave Nature Preserve and an accessible trail at the recently renovated nature center. Experience history as you climb the fire tower, use shelter houses or cross the stone arch bridge created by the Civilian Conservation Corps, or examine the historic Statehouse Quarry near White River, which furnished limestone used for the Indianapolis Statehouse. Relax in the lobby of Canyon Inn, open to all park visitors, or watch birds from the dining room porch. Catch cultural events such as concerts in the park amphitheater or attend the several special events hosted annually at the park. McCormick’s Creek State Park offers active enjoyment through all seasons of the year.

 

Salary Information:

This position starts at a minimum rate of $9.50 per hour; however, pay may be commensurate with experience and the starting rate may vary for the position for which you apply.

About the Job:

In this role as a Seasonal Aquatics Worker, you will provide friendly customer service while ensuring the safety of guests participating in water activities.  You will assist park guests with park information and regulations, and 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:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Lifeguards and Beach Attendants monitor the activities of visitors at property pools or beaches.  This role is expected to administer first aid and CPR when necessary and report accidents or issues to property management.  Assistance may be requested for the maintenance and operations of pools or beach equipment.
  • Marina Attendants monitor the activities of visitors, operate and fuel watercraft for use at the marina.  Attendants sell gasoline, oil, passes and permits to marina visitors.  This role is expected to administer first aid and CPR when necessary and report accidents or issues to property management.  Assistance may be requested for the maintenance and operations of watercraft.
  • Shuttle Boat Operators ferry passengers to and from personal boats moored on buoys on a small 16’ boat with an outboard motor.  Operators ensure safe, cautious and efficient rides for the safety of passengers and the care of boats. This role is expected to administer first aid and CPR when necessary and report accidents or issues to property management.  Assistance may be requested for the maintenance and operations of boats or equipment.
  • Pool Directors are responsible for supervising lifeguarding staff through scheduling, training, and correction when appropriate. This role is expected to administer first aid and CPR when necessary and report accidents or issues to property management.  Assistance may be requested for the maintenance and operations of pools or beach equipment.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:

  • Completion of American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, American Red Cross Community CPR, First Aid and AED certifications are required.
  • Physical training, including swimming and running, is a requirement of this position
  • Individual will be required to wear a DNR provided uniform (swimsuit and t-shirt).

What You'll Need for Success:

  • This role should expect to work afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Individuals may experience working in potentially inclement weather.
  • Individuals may experience working directly with offenders.

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana