Part-time Assistant Maintenance Ranger

  • Mission Support Positions
  • Lakeside, CA
  • $16.00 hourly USD / Year
  • Salary: $16.00 hourly

Website Helix Water District

The Position:
The part-time Assistant Maintenance Ranger at Lake Jennings maintains the cleanliness and security of the campground, lake and surrounding areas; patrols the facility and enforces rules and regulations in a positive manner; creates campground reservations, provides camper check-in, and sells and verifies fishing permits; provides facility maintenance and landscape work as needed at the campground and lake; provides facility and campsite cleaning and performs related duties as assigned.

Shifts will vary between 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Wednesday and 6 a.m. – 12 a.m., Thursday – Sunday, and on-call as needed.  This position is part-time with no benefits.

Overview of Responsibilities:
Performs routine maintenance and cleaning on campsites, restrooms, vehicles, tools, and equipment used to perform security, operations and maintenance activities.

Patrols and maintains the security of the campground, lake and surrounding areas to prevent unauthorized persons from entering; investigates unusual situations and occurrences; reports inappropriate behavior or actions to local law enforcement agencies.

Engages in safe work practices at the lake and related recreational facilities.

Collects fees and keeps attendance and other records of the park; engages in the sale of permits for camping and fishing; maintains a variety of records such as ticket sales, fish counts and boat launches.

Inspects buildings, boathouse and boat dock for maintenance needs including plumbing repair and painting, and performs any needed repairs to ensure they are completed properly.

Performs landscape maintenance including planting, fertilizing, trimming, and cutting back trees, brush and ground cover as well as site grading and trail maintenance; maintains seasonal firebreaks and access roads around the reservoir; clears vegetation around reservoir as needed.

Performs routine maintenance on campsites, vehicles, tools, and equipment used to perform security, operations and maintenance activities.

Investigates complaints regard­ing misuse of the lake and facilities; notifies proper authorities of illegal activities on the lake and facilities; answers questions and provides information to lake and campground guests.

Answers questions and provides information to lake and campground guests.

Training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school or GED equivalent and one year of experience in maintenance, recreation or lake operation.

General facilities maintenance, repair, construction, and patrol procedures, methods and techniques including maintaining a high level of restroom, lake and campground cleanliness.

Perform a variety of basic and journey-level ground, landscape and building maintenance work.

Present a friendly, positive and professional image of the district and deal effectively and courteously with the public often in adverse situations.

Basic math and cash handling techniques.

Basic use of computer equipment.

Understanding of safety practices and procedures related to the work.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, law enforcement agencies, the public and all others encountered in the course of the work.

Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

Handle cash and balance daily receipts.

Work independently and exercise sound judgment and initiative within established guidelines.

Application Process:
To be considered for the part-time Assistant Maintenance Ranger, please complete the online application and supplemental questionnaire and view a complete list of job responsibilities by visiting our career section at  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the online application.

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