928-001 - FIELD RANGER SEASONAL
|Class Title: Seasonal Field Ranger|
Grade Number: $13.00/hr.
Department: Parks & Recreation
Performs a variety of monitoring work for the City of Allentown park areas, safeguarding equipment and facilities against possible loss or damage from theft, vandalism or other causes. The Field Ranger is required to provide the public with a variety of information about a specific park area and other park and recreation facilities and solve day-to-day problems without immediate supervision.
Works under the supervision of the appropriate Parks & Recreation supervisory staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors park areas for damage to equipment and facilities.
Provides analysis and verification of field and court reservations for accuracy.
Monitors the use of alcohol and amplified music at parks and facilities to ensure compliance with City regulations and Ordinances.
Inspects fields, courts, pavilions, and picnic groves for unsafe conditions and possible routine maintenance that needs to be completed.
Contacts Police Department during emergencies.
Cleans area using a broom, mop, or other appropriate tool as may be required.
Set-up or remove folding tables, chairs, barricades, traffic cones or similar objects.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.
Direct traffic as may be required from time to time.
Performs related work as may be required.
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from High School or GED; and
(B) One Year experience with public relations;
(C) First Aid and CPR Certification; or an
(D) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License with acceptable driving record.
(B) Ability to Obtain First Aid and CPR Certification.
(C) Ability to learn departmental regulations, City Ordinances and State statutes pertaining to municipal parks.
(D) Ability to operate radio communication equipment.
(E) Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in the English language.
(F) Ability to work independently.
(G) Ability to communicate orally in the English language with other City employees, customers, clients, or the public using a radio or telephone, face-to-face, or group setting.
(H) Ability to understand written material and learn job-related material through both oral instruction and observation, and structured lecture and reading.
(I) Ability to work cooperatively with others and deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner to provide exceptional customer service to residents.
(J) Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
(K) Bilingual preferred.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires intensive daily use of City vehicle, hand tools such as hammer, saw, screwdriver or similar tools, other tools that may be required to perform the essential functions of the job.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms continuously and repetitively; required to walk frequently when inspecting parks and recreation grounds over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces or terrain.
The employee works in the outside environment and is subjected to various climate conditions and temperatures, such as, extreme cold and heat and exposure to other outside elements.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently and 75 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but may be loud at times.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.