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Seasonal Deep Creek Lake State Park

28 positions available

Recruitment #18-002292-0006

Introduction

Seasonal Contractual

Twenty eight (28) vacancies; full-time

Contract Period: March 2018 - December 2018

LOCATION OF POSITION

Deep Creek Lake State Park (Garrett County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions at Deep Creek Lake State Park in Swanton, Maryland. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the position(s) of interest in order to be considered for this recruitment. Please review the main purpose of each job closely before applying.

PARK RANGER (2 vacancies) ($10.10 to $13 / hour)
A Seasonal Park Ranger is a temporary, introductory level of work in the operation of a State park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Provide visitors with park information and regulations
• Register campers
• Monitor and cleaning of campgrounds, bath houses and restrooms
• General maintenance of park trails, public facilities, staff buildings and DNR vessels and vehicles
• Monitor recreational activities in the park, including but not limited to hunting, fishing, hiking and biking

PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER (4 vacancies) ($10.10 to $13 / hour)
The Seasonal Park Maintenance position is responsible for the maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment in a park or recreation area. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Clean restrooms, shelters and campsites
• Refill bathroom supplies
• Removal of litter
• Maintenance of facilities and grounds
• Mow and trim grass
• Painting, electric, carpentry and plumbing work
• Upkeep of vehicles, equipment and vessels
• Use of hand tools and operation of power equipment

PARK NATURALIST (5 vacancies) ($10.10 to $13 / hour)
The Seasonal Park Naturalist develops and leads interpretive programming at a State Park. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Develop and present interpretive and environmental education programs
• Assist with volunteers and youth programs
• Develop and maintains exhibits, park bulletin boards and educational materials
• Advise the public of general park rules and regulations
• Operation and maintenance of nature centers, buildings and grounds
• May include live animal care and handling associated with the Scales and Tales program

CONTACT STATION ATTENDANT / CAMPER CONTACT ATTENDANT (3 vacancies)
($10.10 to $12 / hour)

The Contact Station Attendant / Camper Contact Attendant is responsible for welcoming visitors to the park, collecting various service charges and/or registering campers. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Answer phones / provide information to visitors
• Register campers
• Operate a computer reservation system
• Handle money and provide change
• Assist with facility upkeep and maintenance

VISITOR SERVICES ATTENDANT (3 vacancies) ($10.10 to $12 / hour)
The Visitor Services position provides secretarial and financial duties for a State Park. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Answer phones and greet customers
• Process mail
• Prepare cash deposits and supporting paperwork
• Photocopy and type documents
• Enter data using Excel spreadsheets
• Process seasonal contracts and seasonal timesheets
• Process bills for payment

LIFEGUARD – LAKE OR BAYFRONT BEACH (4 vacancies) ($10.10 to $16.50 / hour)
The Lake / Bayfront Beach Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring visitors have a safe and enjoyable recreational experience. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Provide safe water-based recreation for park patrons
• Provide visitors with information and park regulations
• Maintain the beach area, to include trash and litter removal
• Provide emergency care
• Prepare written reports
• Must possess current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR and standard first aid. Candidates may be certified after hire.

HOUSEKEEPING / CABIN CLEANERS (3 vacancies) ($10.10 to $12 / hour)
The Housekeeping and Cabin Cleaner position provides daily general maintenance for park facilities and public areas. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Clean and maintain public rental cabins, public restrooms and public buildings
• Litter removal
• Provide visitors with park information and regulations
• Perform minor maintenance tasks
• Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs.

CONCESSION ATTENDANT (1 vacancy) ($10.10 to $11 / hour)
The Concession Attendant provides information to visitors about park facilities, programs and regulations. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Operate a cash register in the sale of park merchandise
• Maintain inventory of supplies, materials and products
• Complete required reports
• Assist with litter pickup near concession facility

NATURAL RESOURCES TECHNICIAN
(3 vacancies – Deep Creek Lake NRMA only) ($10.10 to $15.50 / hour)
The Natural Resources Technician provides assistance to the Deep Creek Lake Natural Resources Management Area (NRMA) Lake Management Office. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
• Review and issue state recreation permits for the Deep Creek Lake NRMA
• Assess ecological impacts of proposed projects
• Work with adjacent property owners to implement ecologically sound construction projects
• Operate various-size boats
• Locate state recognized survey points
• Communicate regulations to the public and contractors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: None.

Experience: None.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education related to this position. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.

This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.).

Please complete the attached supplemental questionnaire.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Chuck Hecker at charles.hecker@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.