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Call Center Representative (PG 12 $11.36/hour)

Montpelier Office. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Tuesday, Wednesday & Fridays, April 15 - August 15. Answer customer inquiries, book campground reservations and process payments. Applicant must have great customer service and computer skills, including thorough knowledge of MS Office and the internet. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of VT, its state parks and recreational opportunities, and will have lived in VT for several years. Applicant must be able to work in team environment as well as independently.

Attendant I-IV (PG 5-8; $8.60/hour - $9.74/hour)

Customer service, general buildings and grounds cleanup and/or park office duties such as fee collection and reservations with more responsibility in higher pay grades. Experience desirable. CPR & First Aid certification preferred. Higher level Attendant positions may also function as assistant manager in larger parks. Weekend work likely.

Park Ranger or Assistant Ranger I-IV (PG 10-17; $499 - $690/per week, including overtime) Openings: Lake Carmi
Serves as summer park manager or assistant manager responsible for customer experience and supervision of staff and park operations at a specific park. Ranger pay grades depend on size of park, complexity of operations and attendance. Previous experience in park operations and maintenance, or college education in park management preferred, but technical maintenance skills not necessary. Basic First Aid & CPR certification required. Working in excess of 48 hours per week required at times. Weekend and evening work required. In-park residency is usually required, for which housing is provided.

Park Interpreter I or II (PG 10-11; $10.41/hour - $10.84/hour)

Serves as a summer naturalist at one or two State Parks. Responsible for developing, scheduling and carrying out nature programs, hikes, recreation programs, etc. Prior related education and experience necessary. Requires working split shift schedules. Weekend and evening work required.

Seasonal Lifeguard II - Button Bay State Park ($9.38/hour)
Responsible for day to day lifeguard duties at the in-ground pool as well as routine grounds, facility and equipment maintenance.  In addition to being part of the park emergency team, other work may include raking and removing litter from picnic areas and campsites; mowing and trimming lawns; giving visitor information and assistance; visitor registration; assisting with accident investigation; and assisting with rules and regulation compliance. Housing may be provided.

Required Qualifications: Valid certification in Red Cross Lifeguard course or equivalent
Certification in First Aid and CPR.

Desired Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of lifesaving and first aid techniques.
Ability, skill and willingness to work with other people. Knowledge of handling money.
Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Knowledge of park operations and customer service skills. Physical ability/condition sufficient to perform required duties. Apply to Southwest Parks.

 

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