Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Park Host Application

 

Contact Information

Columbia County
Forest, Parks and Recreation Department
1054 Oregon Street, St. Helens, OR 97051

POSITION: PARK HOST. This position is classified as temporary, part-time, 15 hours per week, exempt from Civil Service and not represented by a bargaining unit.CLOSING: This recruitment is an open recruitment with candidates considered as opportunities in the various Parks occur. No facsimile or email applications will be accepted.

ANNOUNCEMENT#: 09-461 

DEPARTMENT: Forests, Parks & Recreation

SALARY: $9.50 per hour depending on experience, with no benefits available

CLOSING: This recruitment is an open recruitment with candidates considered as vacancies in the various Parks occur. No facsimile or email applications will be accepted.

DUTIES: Monitor Park activities. Accept fees and donations. Some on site maintenance and custodial work required. Ensure positive relations with Park users, campers and staff.

TO QUALIFY: High school diploma/GED preferred. Some related work experience required with preference given for prior experience in a related field. Candidates must be able to provide stable and consistent oversight of the Park. Position requires ability to perform maintenance duties (raking leaves, lifting items, emptying garbage cans, walking over uneven terrain etc.).

HOUSING AVAILABLE: While not a condition of employment, a site with hookups may also be available for RV or fifth wheel hookup or there is a mobile home available for rent at the Park. Rents vary by Park and Hosts must also pay the costs of electricity and personal phone calls. A cleaning deposit is required plus a pet deposit, if any. There is a limit of 5 people who may reside in the mobile home with a maximum of three personal vehicles. No smoking. A utility deposit may be required from the utility company as well.

APPLICATION REVIEW: The application review will consist of an evaluation of experience and training, skills and abilities, in particular, previous experience in a similar position as listed in the application. Unsigned or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants will undergo a thorough background check, including a criminal history check. A post-offer, pre-hire drug test will also be required. ***Please download the attached Authorization to Release Information as this will be required before final consideration of any candidate. If a couple is applying jointly, each person must fill out a separate application form and authorization to release information form.

APPLICATIONS: Columbia County applications are mandatory. Download from www.co.columbia.or.us and send completed applications to: COLUMBIA COUNTY, PARKS DEPARTMENT, 1054 OREGON ST., ST. HELENS, OR 97051 (503)397-2353.

An Equal Opportunity Employer (a copy of the County’s EEOP may be obtained by calling the number listed above)

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