• Park Attendant - Operations (Oak Hollow Park)

    Posted: 01/09/2022

    Essential Tasks

    • Opens facility entrance and greets customers;
    • Informs patrons of local and state fish, game, and boating regulations;
    • Sells fishing and boating permits, fishing tackle, and live bait including minnows and worms;
    • Must learn to use the recreation software program proficiently to register users for programs, shelter rentals, campsites, fishing tournaments, and perform basic transactions related to purchases;
    • Rents sailboats, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and life jackets;
    • Drains boats upon return and prepares them for next rental (inspects and repairs);
    • Sells concession items, including packaged products, soft drinks, milk, and juices;
    • Balances revenue and sale items at end of day;
    • Maintains facility in a clean and orderly fashion, including emptying trash, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning glass counters, tables, cabinets, and restrooms, and cleaning bait tanks;
    • Assists with park grounds maintenance and appearance by helping keep trash picked up;
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.




    • Formal Education, which includes basic arithmetic and/or business math.
    • Must be comfortable in a customer service role and working in an outdoor setting.
    • Must have experience operating a computer.
    Physical Requirements
    Hearing/Speaking - Expressing and/or receiving information by means of spoken word are both necessary to converse with customers in taking food and merchandise orders, when renting items and selling fishing needs, and when customers call on the telephone for information.
    Visual Abilities – the ability to perceive via eyesight is required for this position:
    • Acuity, far – clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. Must be able to see people in around the marina, lake, and surrounding park area.  Both eyes 20/25 – R 20/30 – L 20/30 corrected
    • Acuity, near – clarity of vision at 20 inches or less. Must be able to see resale items, cash register, and other work items close at hand, such as numerous documents that are inspected (licenses) or prepared on the job.  Both eyes 20/22 corrected
    • Depth perception – Three-dimensional vision and the ability to judge distance and space relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are.  Must be able to judge distances so as to use both hands in performing different tasks at the same time.  Depth perception – 4
    • Field of Vision – the area that can be seen up and down or to the right or left while eyes are focused on one point. Must be able to see a wide span to cover lake and surrounding park area and customers entering and leaving area.
    • Accommodation – Must be able to adjust the eye lens to glance quickly.  This item is especially important when doing near-point work at varying distances from eye.  Must be able to adjust eye lens to focus readily when glancing from near work (equipment operation, observer near at hand, etc.) to distance work (people walking around in vicinity of equipment) to monitor activities and ensure safety at all areas.
    Physical Strength – degree of physical demands typically associated with this position include:
    • Medium to Heavy Work
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently in preparing sailboats or other watercraft for rent, which involves draining, lifting, and transporting; and/or
      • A negligible amount of force constantly to handle or move materials related to the position.
      • Work requires walking, standing, stooping, bending, lifting, stretching, pushing, and pulling, although worker does sit on occasions.  There is significant use of arms, hands, feet, and legs.
    • Type of Physical Demands
      • Reaching - Extending the hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
      • Handling - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand(s).
      • Fingering - Picking, pinching or otherwise working with fingers primarily rather than the entire hand or arm. 
    Mental Activity/Requirements
    • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to work tasks and practical situations and requests made by supervisor or members of the general public; to comprehend and respond to a variety of situations in an expedient manner.  Good judgement is important because the individual will interact directly with the public on a constant basis and may be working in the absence of a supervisor.
    Mathematics Ability
    • Using arithmetic and/or Statistics: Ability to use arithmetic to add charges to concession purchases and ticket sales, price merchandise, calculate tax percentages, count money and make change, figure daily revenue collections, and make various reports.
    Language Ability
    • The ability to speak, read and write the English Language are required for this position.
    Environmental Conditions
    Physical Surroundings
    • The Park Attendant – Operations employee is subject to Outside Environmental Conditions:  Exposed to the various weather conditions and temperatures.  Combining the type of work performed with the typically hot weather conditions, the worker should be one who can work outside in a hot environment.  The position is best suited for someone who likes working in and around water.
    • The Park Attendant – Operations employee will be exposed to trash, garbage, lake, and cleaning chemicals.  Work is subject to final standards of OSHA on bloodborne pathogens.
    Machinery/Tools/Work Aids/Other Equipment
    • Items which may be representative, but not all inclusive, of those commonly associated with this type of work: Concession items and merchandise, packaged products, soft drinks, milk, juices, cash register, calculator, mop, broom, First Aid supplies, scissors, telephone, receipt books, push button horn, hoses, whistle, office supplies, and Personnel Resolution.
    This job description may not be all-inclusive, as jobs evolve over time to meet the ever-changing needs of the City of High Point's workforce. This job description is not intended to and does not create a contract or offer of employment to any individual. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the City of High Point. Candidates selected for employment must pass a background screening as well as a pre-employment physical to ensure medical clearance to perform the essential functions of the job prior to receiving a full offer of employment.

    The City of High Point is an at-will employer and employees may be terminated or may terminate their employment at any time with or without reason for any reason not prohibited by law.
    Salary $10.00 Hourly.Part-time No Benefits