Park Security Services - #740472

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District

Date: 01/14/2022 18:00 PM

City: New Philadelphia, Ohio

Salary: $14 - $17 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Park Security Services

Salary Range: $14.00 - 17.00 per hour (Rate offered will be based upon qualifications and experience)
Location: Atwood, Tappan, Seneca, Charles Mill, Pleasant Hill
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Safety Sensitive: Yes
Classification: Variable (Hours vary year-round, averages less than 30 hours per week)

Note: This position is classified as a variable hours position. This means that if hired, the employee would remain in an active status with MWCD throughout the year, but the working hours will be reduced significantly in the off-season. If you have questions about our variable hour positions, please call the MWCD Human Resources department at 330-556-4811.

Job Summary:

Assists guests in a non-OPOTA certified role with the education and application of MWCD rules within the park. This position will spend considerable time performing public relations activities and public education, ensuring excellent customer service is provided to all MWCD guests. May also perform basic maintenance and light grounds keeping tasks as necessary.

Essential Duties:
Greets guests in a positive and professional manner. Walks and/or drives through assigned parks, beaches and recreation areas to ensure safety of park guests and staff, prevent crime, deter criminal activity, provide building security and respond to emergency situations by immediately contacting authorities if incidents occur. Serves public by providing information pertinent to MWCD facilities, safety requirements, boater education, and points of interest in the area.

Conveys basic park rules and communicates with management staff and public safety officials during emergencies.

Communicates with ranger staff regarding any suspicious activity or persons on MWCD grounds.

Assists MWCD guests with locating a campsite, monitors campsites and reservations, completes daily camp lot occupied checks, and ensures Campground Rules and Guidelines are being followed. Responds to visitor questions, requiring basic knowledge of MWCD and the surrounding area. Provides brochures and gives directions.

Assists gate and registration with lot checks, deposits, checking car passes, and assists with handling change funds.

Administers basic first aid/CPR as required. Reports mechanical and or safety issues to appropriate supervisor.

May perform administrative work in the park office including, but not limited to, answering phones and completing reports. Notifies appropriate manager of any safety concerns; law enforcement or customer issues that require further attention.

Skills and Abilities

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience in park operations, record keeping, computers and radio communication systems are preferred. Strong skills in working with people and the public in general are required. Law enforcement background is desirable (OPOTA certification NOT required).

Computer Skills:

Basic computer skills required

Certifications & Licenses:

The employee will be required to obtain or renew a CPR/first aid certification. Driver’s license valid in the state of Ohio required. Must be insurable by MWCD fleet insurance.


Ability to maintain confidential information. Good communication skills and the ability to work well with the public are required.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Other Requirements, Expectations, or Unusual Conditions
This position requires weekend, evening and holiday work. Overtime work is required as necessary. Working extra hours during spring and summer months is required, with some workdays exceeding 10 hours.

Job Type: Full-time

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