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Junior Ranger

Company: NOVA Parks
Location: Centreville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Junior Ranger assists with the operation and maintenance of the park and facilities. Pay Rate: $10.25 per hourMajor Duties/Specific TasksProvides information to the public and/or special interest groups pertaining to the park and park facilities.Informs visitors of park rules and regulations.Patrols park in NOVA Parks vehicles or on foot to ensure safety and security of park visitors and NOVA Parks grounds, buildings, and equipment.Reports accidents, vandalism, and theft.Registers vehicles/visitors and collects appropriate fees.May assist with routine maintenance/repair of equipment.Assists with public relations by handling visitor inquiries and providing information and assistance.Assists with cash handlingEnsures cleanliness of comfort station facilities and other areas of the park.Maintains grounds by removing trash and mowing/trimming grass as needed.Performs attendant duties at all locations as needed including gate house operations.Attends and participates in staff meetings as scheduled.Reports unsafe conditions to the Park Management.Carries out additional duties as assigned by Park Management.Minimum QualificationsTo operate vehicles you must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid drivers' license with a safe driving record.Possession or ability to obtain Certification in CPR/First Aid.Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public.Ability to learn the operations of the facilities.Flexibility and ability to perform all duties of other part-time employees as needed.Ability to gain a working knowledge of NOVA Parks, its history, organization, rules and regulations.Availability to work additional hours during peak operating season.Ability to operate point of sale systems and handle money accurately.Working knowledge of computers.Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions.Ability to perform heavy manual labor in a variety of weather conditions.Availability to work a variable work schedule, which may include early and late hours, and weekends and holidays.Ability to understand, follow, and give oral instructions.Required to purchase and wear standard uniform.

Keywords: NOVA Parks, Arlington , Junior Ranger, Other , Centreville, Virginia

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