Park Patrol Lead (Seasonal)
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Park Patrol Lead
Hourly Range: $16.59 - $18.63/hr
Parks Equity Statement: Milwaukee County Parks is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse work force that is demographically and racially representative of Milwaukee County residents. Milwaukee County Parks leadership is committed to honoring diverse experiences, perspectives, and unique identities, while fostering work environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
Note: Applicants must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, enforce compliance with department rules and regulations, provide informational, educational, and safety services to the public; investigate vandalism and theft, and assist in staff training. Maintain public relations with park patrons. Ensure adherence to Milwaukee County Policy & Procedures. Monitor cash reports and investigate theft. Act as liaison to law enforcement, park watch and Friends groups. Perform patrol/Safety & Security. Operate vehicles, bicycles, and other park equipment. Develop and perform staff training and orientations. Assist in the development of Parks policies and procedures. Assist in the recovery of restitution and insurance reimbursement. Equipment and building maintenance. Develop handbooks and manuals. Investigate employee injuries. Miscellaneous maintenance and special event duties to supervise seasonal park worker staff and volunteers; and to perform other duties that may be assigned.
Required Education, License/Certification and Experience
- Valid Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout employment
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
- One (1) year or more work experience in Parks & Recreation, Law enforcement, Military Police, Security or Criminal Justice required
- Electronic surveillance equipment set-up and maintenance is preferred
- CPR certification preferred
- AED certification preferred
- First Aid Certification preferred
- Certified First Responder preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of all applicable equipment used in job scope. Knowledge of park maintenance activities. Knowledge of park safety and clean-up procedures. Knowledge of park rules and ordinances. Knowledge of chemical and safety procedures at pools. Proper communication skills & knowledge of park events. Ability to perform other tasks requested by management. Good public speaking ability; excellent computer skills; good writing skills. ability to answer questions from the public; good physical condition; ability to lift 50 pounds, safety awareness; ability to work in adverse weather and at night; ability to work harmoniously with staff, other employees and the public.
Note: This Original Examination is open to all qualified applicants authorized to work in the United States. In accordance with Rule III section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.
Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.
Effective October 1, 2021, Milwaukee County will require all employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and provide proof of vaccination or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request. All persons offered a position will be required to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination at time of hire or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request and been approved for an accommodation prior to hire.
- Job Family 6 - Natural Resources/Parks and Recreation
- Job Function 4 Protective Service Workers
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Seasonal
- Required Education High School
- Milwaukee, WI, USA