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Seasonal Property Worker - Falls of the Ohio State Park

Date Posted:  Jun 25, 2024
Requisition ID:  437542

Clarksville, IN, US, 47129

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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 Falls of the Ohio State Park:

The Falls of the Ohio State Park is designated as a National Natural Landmark and part of the Falls of the Ohio National Wildlife Conservation Area.  Located on the banks of the Ohio River, the 390-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. The park provides educational programs that draw educators and school groups to the Interpretive Center and park features.  The most popular park activities are bird watching, fishing, fossil viewing, hiking, and picnicking.


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 include:

  • Attendants – Provide quality customer service at assigned property stations. The main responsibilities of this position the collection of revenue from fees and permits, and cash/credit card handling duties. 
  • Concessions – Provide 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 – Work to maintain and clean property buildings, grounds, and facilities. Duties include regular deep cleaning of restrooms, showers, and other property buildings.
  • Laborers – Work 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 – Answer inquiries about the property and provide quality customer service to the park visitors. This position also assists property management with operations and administrative functions.  
  • Interpretive Specialists – Educate the public on property-specific nature, history, culture, and park services through memorable experiences. 
  • Clerks – Perform a wide variety of tasks to support property staff. Duties may include inventory, stocking, reporting, budgeting, and assisting with other administrative duties. 
  • Security Officers – Monitor 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 – Monitor 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) – Monitor 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. 

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 be required to travel to different properties
  • May experience working in potentially inclement weather
  • May experience working with DOC work release crews
  • May be required to have a valid driver’s license. 
  • May perform duties in a variety of different environments, including an office environment, field environment, rugged terrain, and various adverse weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, rain, snow, sleet, etc.). 
  • May work around potentially dangerous heavy equipment (e.g. tractors, disks, mowers, planters, 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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