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Posted 12/23/2021
County Polk
Location GRIMES ,Iowa
Salary $15.00/HOUR


The Facility Attendant works out of the Jester Park Nature Center and the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center.  


  • Greets the public; answers telephone calls; relays messages; directs callers and provides general information to the public.
  • Performs routine office work, which may include assisting public with various registrations and reservations, record keeping, etc., as needed.     
  • Computes fees and collects money from customers.
  • Reconciles fees and merchandise sales collected on a daily basis and prepares reconciliation report.
  • Assist with special event implementation; programs and services offered at the Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center and Jester Park Nature Center.
  • Supervise the use of the Jester Park Nature Center and Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center during public hours as well as when the facilities are privately rented during nonpublic hours.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.  

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and the ability to communicate departmental policies, practices and standards.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of simple mathematics including addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, web-based calendars, email, audio visual equipment, and website programs.
  • Knowledge of professional customer service methods/skill sets.
  • Ability to perform basic accounting/cash handling calculations.
  • Ability to monitor activities in County buildings, solve problems, and provide assistance to the general public
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other County employees and the general public using courtesy, patience, and tact.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, active work environment.
  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays, and irregular hours.
  • Knowledge and skills of outdoor recreation activities such as paddling, cross country skiing, and shooting sports.     

High school or equivalent education, Background check, drug screen, valid Iowa driver's license.

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