City of Fort Wayne

Hurshtown Attendant

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Under the direction of the Hurshtown Supervisor, the incumbent runs the recreational facility at Hurshtown Reservoir. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day
Job Code: 2021006
Posted On: Monday, 15th February 2021
Category: Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: Varies, Weekends Required
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $9.00 to $9.50 per hour

Job Description:

 SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Hurshtown Supervisor, the incumbent runs the recreational facility at Hurshtown Reservoir. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Opens facility, checks cash box, and collects fees;
  • Rents life jackets, boats, and other equipment;
  • Maintains daily attendance records;
  • Maintains daily revenue records;
  • Balances daily income records;
  • Pumps water from boats and sells seasonal passes;
  • Assists with programs;
  • Prepares equipment for rental;
  • Performs light mowing, cleans refrigerator, dumps trash, washes windows, and cleans building;
  • Moves boats into proper position;
  • Attends monthly meetings (program related);
  • Prepares building for opening/closing.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor.  Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent has no supervisory responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Training in general safety/emergency procedure;
  • Must possess general safety/emergency procedure training;
  • Must possess effective communication skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively.     Problems during work causing questions about objectives and boundaries are discussed.  Effective communication orally and in written form is required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Incumbent's work consists of moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks, processes or operations. Work is performed under moderate supervision. Instructions are relatively complete.  Incumbent recommends or requests deviations from general instructions when necessary.  Ability to understand moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks, processes or operations;

Ability to understand work processes, methods and use of equipment and machinery

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Indiana Driver's License if City of Fort Wayne vehicle is used.
  • First Aid and CPR Certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Effort is exerted regularly for sustained periods. Strain may be intense for frequent or moderate duration.  Effort involves moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching and bending.  Work is performed while in an abnormal sitting or standing position.  Manual dexterity is moderate. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires some contact with changing conditions, some lifting or moderate labor involved.  Incumbent is normally standing, walking or lifting light objects.  Incumbent may require greater than normal physical abilities such as visual or hearing activity.

Incumbent has occasional exposure to hazardous work conditions with a moderate amount of dust, grease, extreme temperature, noise, inadequate lighting and inclement weather.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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