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Seasonal Park Attendant

  • Type:Seasonal/Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.74 - $16.22/Hour
  • Posted Date:01/31/2018
 Job Details Description
Department           Parks and Recreation
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service Position

Hours of Work

Day, evening, and weekend hours available 

Overtime and Weekend Work As Required

Tentative Start Date April/May, 2018
Job Summary & Requirements

Under the general direction of the Superintendent of Parks, oversees activities in parks and enforces park and facility rules, regulations, and policies. Provides information and assists park and facility users with requests for service. Coordinates with administrative staff and performs clerical tasks. Performs occasional grounds maintenance and janitorial duties as required.


Requires high school diploma or equivalent, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, valid driver’s license and ability to operate hand and power tools. Must be at least 18 years old to apply. 1 year of related work experience including working independently in a setting that requires frequent customer contact. Frequent interaction with the public that requires effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 

Physical/Drug Test Post offer pre-employment physical and drug test required.          


Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply for the Seasonal Park Attendant:

1. Online Profile: Please Note: In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete an online profile (this includes all sections under the My Profile Section).

2. Apply: You must apply for the position to be considered.

3. Assessment: After you apply, click on the link on the right side of the page that says: Click Here to View All My Assessments. Click on the required assessment, then click Take Assessment. You must disable your popup blocker before taking the assessment. Assessments will open in a new internet window.

All steps MUST be completed in order to be considered for this position. We will not accept incomplete profiles. Communication throughout this process (including invitations to the examinations) may be made via the email supplied through the City's on-line application system. It is recommended to check your email "junk" folder for emails from the City of West Des Moines.

Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled - Review of Applications to begin immediately
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You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

 Contact Information  CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-0320
515-222-3616 (phone)
515-273-0601 (fax)
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