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New York State Civil Service Park Worker 2 in Bemus Point, New York

Agency Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

Title Park Worker 2

Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade 06

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $34152 to $42251 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Chautauqua

Street Address Midway State Park

4859 Route 430

City Bemus Point

State NY

Zip Code 14712

Minimum Qualifications There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor. When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated. Applicants must also be able to communicate effectively with other staff and with park patrons.

Duties Description The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Park Manager or their designee and will perform or assist with park office duties including, but not limited to: •Represent the agency and park in a positive and friendly manner as one of the first points of contact with the public. •Process shelter reservations and season pass applications, making sure they are done in a timely and neat manner.•Assist in the training of staff in cash handling and operation of cash registers and credit card terminals while making sure the staff is given proper information on all park policies and regulations.•Answer both telephone and patron questions, directing calls to the appropriate recipient, providing clear and accurate information to all customers.•Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor under demanding conditions. •Assist the Park Manager or their designee with preparing bank deposits, weekly/monthly revenue and attendance reports, and financial stationary reconciliation. •Ensure the most current information is available to the public regarding events, entertainment, pricing, park policies, and operating schedules, etc. •Supervise a crew of lower-level or seasonal staff in various cash handling areas.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS: •Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.•Must be proficient in the use of computers to facilitate proper use of Field Manager, Store Manager, and Parks Operation and Revenue Tracking System. •Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and other applicable programs and applications. •Must be able to continuously maintain a neat and professional appearance and project a positive and welcoming demeanor in the presence of the public.•Must be available to work a variable schedule, including evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed.•Must be reliable, flexible, and willing to work in a team setting. BENEFITS:There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave - leave benefits including 13 days of paid vacation leave in the first year of employment with bonus days for additional years of service; 12 days annual paid holidays; five days annual paid personal leave; and 13 days of annual paid sick leave.• Health Care Coverage• Retirement Plan• Payroll Deduction Savings Plans• Tuition Assistance Programs• Life Insurance and Disability InsuranceLearn more about our benefits for permanent state employees, visit:

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Name Valerie O'Connor

Telephone (716) 379-6927


Email Address


Street Allegany State Park

2373 ASP Rt. 1

City Salamanca

State NY

Zip Code 14779

Notes on Applying If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the agency’s operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters, or you can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to: Valerie O’Connor, Administrative Specialist Trainee 1, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, 2373 ASP Rt. 1, Ste. #3, Salamanca, NY 14779 or by email, If you have any questions concerning this position, please contact Valerie O’Connor at (716) 379-6927.It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs. Join our team! Come see why it's great to work for New York State Parks!