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Seasonal Property Worker - Monroe Lake

Date Posted:  Jul 24, 2024
Requisition ID:  437419

Bloomington, IN, US, 47401

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At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion - Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process, as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


About Monroe Lake:

Monroe Lake is the largest land-bound body of water in Indiana and is operated primarily for flood control. Several state recreation areas surround the lake, creating multiple recreation opportunities including swimming, fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and hunting in designated areas.

Salary Information:
The pay for these seasonal positions may vary but traditionally starts at an hourly rate of $12.25.  

A Day in the Life:

The Seasonal Property Workers provide friendly customer service, while ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of areas used by the general public.  Seasonal Property Worker positions and their essential functions are as follows:

  • Attendants: Provides quality customer service at assigned property station. The main responsibilities of this position the collection of revenue from fees and permits, and cash/credit card handling duties. 
  • Concessions: Provides quality customer service at concession stands, beach houses, or other locations as needed. This includes the sale of location specific items (firewood, food, rentals, etc.), handling cash/credit payments, collection of fees & permits, and inventory reporting. 
  • Housekeepers: Works to maintain and clean property buildings, grounds, and facilities. Duties include regular deep cleaning of restrooms, showers, and other property buildings.
  • Laborers: Works to maintain and repair property buildings, grounds, and facilities. Laborers perform various duties based on property needs. Possible duties may include landscaping, mowing, firewood processing, structure maintenance, sign creation, trail upkeep, carpentry, and plumbing, based on property needs. 
  • Office Assistants: Answers inquiries about the property and provide quality customer service to the park visitors. This position also assists property management with operations and administrative functions.  
  • Clerks: Performs a wide variety of tasks to support property staff. Duties may include inventory, stocking, reporting, budgeting, and assisting with other administrative duties. 
  • Security Officers: Monitors the activities of visitors and report problems to property management or other authorities.  Security Officers patrol the property and enforce regulations in a courteous, but firm manner.  This role provides security to facilities, construction sites, and logging operations as needed, including late-night visits to areas prone to vandalism, disturbances, and illegal activities.
  • DOC Crew Supervisors: Monitors the activities of individuals that are a part of the Department of Corrections work release crew and participate in labor duties as needed. The supervisor also provides transportation for the crew. 
  • Shooting Range Officers (Brookville Lake Only): Monitors the activities of visitors using the shooting range while providing quality customer service and education on safe gun handling.  This role will enforce shooting range standard operating procedures and provide basic maintenance to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 


What You'll Need for Success:

  • May be expected to work afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • May be required to wear a DNR provided uniform
  • May experience working directly with DOC work release crews
  • May be required to have a valid driver’s license
  • May be required to travel to additional properties
  • May perform duties in a variety of different environments, including an office, field, rugged terrain, and various weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, rain, snow, sleet, etc)

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel have you the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana