City of Colorado Springs SEASONAL - Park Safety Patrol-Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado

This is a seasonal (at-will) position with benefits limited to those required by applicable state and federal laws, which include Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, and PERA (Public Employees' Retirement Association).

**Approximate dates of employment are from May27ththrough September 5th. Hours worked willvary between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.,daily,including required weekend and holiday hours.

Park Safety Patrol - Garden of the Gods**

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services seeks a Park Safety Patrol to work at one of the City's most popular scenic parks. Garden of the Gods, placed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1971, offers towering sandstone formations, a wonderful view of Pikes Peak America's Mountain, paved and unpaved hiking paths, the historic Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, a living history museum, and many other amenities. Garden of the Gods is a National Natural Landmark and was recognized by the Department of the Interior as "a nationally-significant natural area."

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Assess needs and interests of park visitors
  • Inform visitors of park rules and regulations
  • Monitor visitor safety and report accidents
  • Assist with interpretive programs
  • Lead guided nature walks We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the local environment

  • Ability to speak in public
  • Excellentcommunication and customer service skills Ideal candidates will also demonstrate:

Rock climbing experience.

Relevant Background and Formal Education:

Must be at least 18 years of age.

High school diploma or GEDsupplemented by one year of college level coursework in natural sciences or history.

Job Title: SEASONAL - Park Safety Patrol-Garden of the Gods

Opening Date/Time: Wed. 04/19/17 12:00 AM Mountain Time

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 05/03/17 11:59 PM Mountain Time

Salary: $9.30 - $10.00 Hourly

FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.

Job Type: Seasonal

Location: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services - City of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Department: Parks, Rec & Cultural Svc