Lead Park Ranger Aide (East Canyon State Park)

February 12, 2024

Lead Park Ranger Aide (East Canyon State Park)
Opening date: February 5, 2024
Closing date: When filled
Salary: $15.00–$17.00 per hour
Location: East Canyon State Park
Time frame: May – September
Positions available: 4
Housing: Possible shared housing may be available

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, has seasonal positions (no benefits) available at East Canyon State Park in Morgan, Utah. This appointment will last approximately 4-5 months, with the possibility of an extension.

Job Duties
Applicants will be selected based on experience and qualifications for placement into one of the three job types:

  • Concession Lead (2): In this engaging role, you’ll handle diverse responsibilities, from answering phones and greeting customers to managing monetary transactions with precision. Your duties extend to overseeing watercraft rentals, managing concessions, and maintaining a well-organized inventory. Additionally, as a Concession Lead, you’ll assist management in ensuring that goals are met and tasks are completed, contributing to the overall success of our operations. We’re looking for individuals with strong organizational skills, a friendly demeanor, and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Gate Attendant Lead: Take on a dynamic role that involves adeptly managing financial transactions, overseeing camping reservations, and ensuring exceptional customer service. Whether it’s handling indoor tasks or outdoor responsibilities, you’ll play a crucial part in enhancing the overall experience for park visitors. As a Gate Attendant Lead, you’ll also assist management in ensuring that goals are met and tasks are completed, ensuring the smooth functioning of our park operations.
  • Maintenance Lead: Your role is vital in ensuring the park’s pristine condition. Engage in daily cleaning, groundskeeping, and various projects to contribute to environmental conservation. Conduct decontamination procedures at launch ramps to prevent Aquatic Invasive Species. Additionally, as a Maintenance Lead, you’ll play a key role in ensuring that standards are upheld, contributing to the overall excellence of our park maintenance efforts.

Job Requirements and Skills
Ideal candidates should have proficiency in tasks like daily cleaning, groundskeeping, inventory management, and efficient transaction handling. A positive work demeanor, adaptability to dynamic environments, and a commitment to exceptional customer service are essential. All candidates should be 16 years or older, possess a valid driver’s license (if applicable), and be available for weekend and holiday work. Specific preferences for education and experience may vary based on the role.

Applicants must be willing to work in an outdoor setting, including adverse weather conditions (heat, wind, snow, ice, rain, etc.), and work weekends and holidays. The ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds, stand for long periods, bend, stoop, and adhere to other safety protocols is essential. Successful candidates will also be required to pass a criminal history background check upon hire.

Interested applicants may apply by submitting a DNR-Seasonal-Job Application.pdf to:
Amber Goodall, Assistant Park Manager

(ADA information required)
DNR complies with the ADA. Hearing-impaired employees who wish further information regarding this announcement may call the DNR TTY number at 801-538-7458. Disabled employees who desire reasonable accommodation in the interview process should contact the DNR Human Resource Office at 385-315-2834.