Seasonal Park Attendant

The Town of Luray Parks & Recreation Department   Luray, VA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on April 4, 2024

Seasonal Park Attendant

The Town of Luray Parks & Recreation Department is now seeking applications for seasonal Park Laborers. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed. The position will not exceed 29 hours per week. The pay rate is $12.00/hour. Must possess valid Virginia Driver’s License.

Duties include: Routine trash removal, mowing, trimming, pulling weeds, mulching, minor equipment maintenance and repairs, special event assistance, and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Knowledge of current construction practices and equipment used in construction and maintenance activities. • Ability to safely operate hand tools. • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions • Ability to swim and perform rescue operations as Lifeguard (Job Specific Requirement)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by some experience in parks operations. Certification as Lifeguard or other first aid training may be required for certain positions.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Tasks require the regular and at times sustained performance of physically demanding work typically including walking, climbing, kneeling, and carrying heavy objects in excess of 25 pounds. Tasks routinely require the ability to communicate verbally. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors, sounds, odor depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Task routinely occur outdoors with exposure to adverse environmental conditions including dirt, dust, pollen, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, noise extremes, machinery, confined spaces, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, insects and animals, water hazard, and rude/irate citizens.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A Virginia CDL Class A or B is preferred. Certification as CPR and emergency medical provider desired. Certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training (Job Specific Requirement) desired.

The Town of Luray is an equal opportunity employer.