Temporary Maintenance Ranger

  • Mission Support Positions
  • Lakeside, CA
  • $23.09/hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $23.09/hour
  • Temporary position - 1 year

Website Helix Water District

Helix Water District is seeking a full-time temporary Maintenance Ranger to join our staff at Lake Jennings for approximately 1 year.  Benefits for this temporary position includes:  medical, dental and vision insurance, paid sick leave and enrollment in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).

The Maintenance Ranger performs the lake area and campground facilities maintenance, repair and construction activities and ensures the security of the district’s reservoir and campground; performs other related duties as assigned. Regular schedule includes weekend hours.



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

Safely operates and maintains vehicles, hand and power tools, wood chipper, chainsaws, boat motors, tractor, Rhino and other equipment used to perform security, operations and maintenance activities.

Inspects facilities, campsites, boats, trails, docks and security gates for maintenance needs and performs any needed repairs in a timely manner; carries out basic plumbing repair on restrooms and campsites.

Patrols and maintains the security of the lake and surrounding area 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.  Attends and provides safety-related training to lake and campground staff and volunteers.

Operates a boat to patrol the lake area.

Collects fees and engages in the sale of camping reservations, permits and assorted items.

Removes trash and debris from the lake’s roadways, shoreline and water.

Orders supplies, parts and equipment as needed to perform maintenance and repair; keeps storage areas and shops tidy.

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.

Enforces lake and campground rules and regulations.  Communicates to staff and guests as needed to ensure a positive experience for all 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.

A valid Class C California driver’s license and ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance policy.

Possession of or ability to obtain valid California Boater Safety card within six months.

Possession of or ability to obtain valid CPR/AED and first aid certification within six months and maintain valid certification thereafter.



To be considered for the full-time temporary Maintenance Ranger, please complete the online application and supplemental questionnaire and view a complete list of job responsibilities by visiting our career section at hwd.com/careers/.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the online application.

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