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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Part Time City Beach Attendant - Public Services

The City of Dunnellon is accepting applications for Part-time City Beach Attendants. Duties will include opening and closing of beach area, collecting admission, overall park maintenance including grounds and restrooms. Eligible candidates must have a valid FL Driver’s License. Starting pay is $8.25 per hour. Obtain job description and submit City of Dunnellon Employment Application to City Clerk, 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431 (352) 465-8500. Download App at Electronic applications/resumes not accepted. Position open until filled. EOE, DFWP.

Posted on the City's website: 9/7/2018
Published in the Citrus Chronicle: 9/7/2018

City of Dunnellon

Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Division
City Beach Park Attendant
Created: May 2001
Amended: September 7, 2018

Pay Grade: $8.25/Hr

Major Function:
Under the general direction of the Streets and Roads Public Services Supervisor this position maintains cleanliness and general maintenance of the facilities at the City Beach and other park facilities. Work is reviewed through direct observation and through evaluation of results obtained. Perform other work as requested. Weekend work is required.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Helps enforce beach area rules and regulations and maintains order. Communicates with the public in a clear, courteous manner to insure understanding and enforcement of facility rules and regulations.

2. Maintains restroom and picnic areas, checks these areas for cleanliness and usability. Keep grounds clean and free of trash. Ensure that restrooms are thoroughly cleaned daily and are supplied with paper products as needed.

3. Collects daily admission fees to swimming area. Is responsible for money collected and turns money in to the Public Services office daily. Receives receipt of money turned in and keeps daily log of totals.

4. Unlocks and cleans the restrooms each morning located at Ernie Mills Park and the Boat Ramp. Also ensures that there is sufficient paper products placed in each restroom.

Nonessential Job Functions:
1. May need to call for police or emergency medical help if circumstances require such assistance.

2. Provides additional minor maintenance as required.

Physical completion of each essential job function:
1. Visually watches over beach and picnic areas to detect violators of beach area rules and regulations. Advises violators of the rules and asks them to adhere to the rules. If person(s) fail to comply with request, contact Police Department by cell phone provided and request assistance. Does not become engaged in a verbal dispute with anyone.

2. Visually or audibly identifies rowdy or unruly patrons. Assesses the situation and identifies the most appropriate method to handle the situation.

Work Environment:
1. Duties are performed at the City’s Public Beach facility.

2. Usually works alone. Has support of the Public Works Department and Police Department personnel during the week and the Police Department personnel during the weekend.

3. Utilizes cell phone for communication.

4. Performs assigned tasks in all weather conditions. If weather is unsafe for swimming due to lightening, strong rains, or wind, beach attendant maybe asked to secure the beach and leave early.

Customer Service:
Has direct contact with the public, usually in person. Must communicate clearly and courteously to the public and with fellow employees.

Minimum Experience/Skills:
One year minimum experience dealing with the general public/customer service preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have the ability to count money and make change. Must be able to stand for and work for long periods of time and be able to work in the outdoor heat during the summer months. Must be able to lift approximately 25 lbs in order to empty trash cans, remove tree limbs and debris from beach area and transport to dumpster in upper parking lot. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Must be able to establish and maintain an effective relationship with the public as well as with fellow employees.

Required Dress:
Uniforms and equipment as supplied by the City. Hard soled, leather work shoes provided by the employee. No sandals or flip flops.

Additional Info...Application Package
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