Under general supervision, performs monitoring and visitor assistance in City Parks and River walk activities; ensures compliance with all park rules, regulations and City ordinances; and provides information pertaining to park use, safety requirements, and points of interest. Exercises no supervision.
Essential Job Functions
Ensures the safety and protection of the users of the City's parks and recreational resource facilities, visitors of the River Walk, and the City's natural resources.
Ensures compliance with all park rules, regulations and City ordinances.
Provides information and assistance to patrons and visitors pertaining to park usage and restrictions, safety requirements, general directions, and points of interest.
Identifies and reports any safety hazards or hazardous conditions including flood control requirements, as well as any needed routine maintenance or repairs within assigned park areas.
Opens and/or closes designated parks and facilities each day and during flood conditions.
Performs Pre- and Post-Event inspections at mass picnic pavilions.
Monitors crowds, use, parking, and security component throughout the event to ensure lease/permit compliance.
Patrols parks and recreational areas, including the River Walk by a variety of methods to include motor vehicle, bicycle, ATV, boat and foot.
Provides first aid assistance.
Prepares reports as necessary.
Provides traffic and parking assistance in city parks.
Enforces applicable parking restrictions and or rules.
Depending on area of assignment, may operate sound meter to ensure noise levels comply with City ordinance requirements.
Utilizes hand tools as necessary to make immediate repairs until other staff are able to respond.
Requests law enforcement and emergency medical response as appropriate.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency.
Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
Within six (6) months of hire, attain ATV and bicycle certification.
Experience riding a bike on various trails and terrain.
CPS/First Aid Certification.
Ability to ride long distance on a bike for long duration of time and in extreme weather conditions. Due to terrain, may require the bike to be walked up and down hills.
Ability to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 4 hours or as needed.
Ability to monitor trails long distances as established by defined assigned trail segment.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of applicable park rules, regulations and City ordinances.
Skill in operating a sound meter, depending on area assignment.
Ability to operate business software, business machines, TTY equipment, and radio system.
Ability to operate hand tools.
Ability to respond rapidly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to prepare accurate written reports.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position.
City Of San Antonio, TX