PARKS CAMPGROUND HOST
Exempt: No - Part-time hourly position
Department: Parks and Recreation Department
Reports To Park Supervisor – Craighead Forest Park
Location: Craighead Forest Park
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
This part-time position resides in their own RV at the campground and assist other paying campers with checking-in and out of campsites. The host will assist other campers as needed in regards to campsite amenities and contact campground park supervisor as needed. this position will usually be available during designated days for about 15 hours per week.
- Minor children are not permitted to reside with Camp Hosts onsite.
- Camp Hosts must have their own RV.
- Must have a valid drivers license.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Acts as host for one week (7 days) at a time at the Craighead Forest Park Campground.
2. Collects payments for daily, weekly and/or monthly rentals at Campground. Turns in deposits to Park Supervisor three times a week following City Approved procedures.
3. Answers phone and responds to questions and concerns from guests.
4. Notifies Park Supervisor for maintenance concerns.
5. Holds sites for campers that pay in advance by phone.
6. Asks campers to follow campground rules. Notifies Park Supervisor or Jonesboro Police Department if guests will not follow rules and instruction.
7. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or equivalent knowledge.
Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers. Ability to perform these mathematical skills using money and other forms of measurement.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver License
Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.
Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work; may also occasionally assist in the planning of work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS
Responsibility for work of other Campground Hosts on scheduling.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Responsible for keeping correct balance of funds to match the sites rented in between each deposit given to Park Supervisor.
Probable errors would not likely be detected until they reached another department, office or patron, and would then require considerable time and effort to correct the situation. Frequently, possibility of error that would affect the organization's prestige and relationship with the public to a limited extent, but where succeeding operations or supervision would normally preclude the possibility of a serious situation arising as a result of the error or decision.
FREEDOM TO ACT
Directed. Freedom to complete duties as defined by wide-ranging policies and precedents with mid to upper-level managerial oversight.
ANNUAL MONETARY IMPACT
Campground Fees are a line item in the Parks Department annual budget.
Regular contacts with patrons. May also involve occasional self-initiated contacts to patrons. Lack of tact and judgment may result in a limited type of problem for the organization.
Contacts of considerable importance within the department.
Working environment is the Campground at Craighead Forest Park.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Refer to Parks & Recreation department and/or Parks Supervisor of Craighead Forrest Park.