JOB OPENING CITY OF FARMINGTON
JOB POSITION #40: LEAD LAKE HOST
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1
DEPARTMENT: Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs
WORK LOCATION: Farmington Lake
HIRING RANGE: $11.00 - $12.50 per hour
PAY GRADE: Seasonal
TYPE OF POSITION: Seasonal
DAYS WORKED: Varied to Include Weekends
HOURS WORKED: Varied
APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Until Filled
Under direction of the Aquatics Division performs assigned tasks
involved with greeting customers, cash handling, watercraft
inspection, care and maintenance of Lake Farmington grounds
including parks facilities.
Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and
maintains effective working relationships with other employees,
officials, and all members of general public. Greets and interacts
with Lake Farmington patrons. Assists and responds to public
inquiries and complaints. Enforce rules and regulations of Lake
Responsible for daily risk assessments and watercraft
inspections to prevent the introduction of Aquatic Invasive Species
(AIS) into Lake Farmington.
Completion of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) training and
certification provided at no charge by New Mexico Department of
Game and Fish (NMDGF).
Inform Lake Farmington patrons about Aquatic Invasive Species
(AIS) through interaction or provided literature.
Responsible for access fee transactions using computer,
collecting money, credit card payments, data entry using various
Makes sure daily revenue close outs are completed and balanced.
Collects daily revenue closeouts, prepares and performs daily bank
deposits and financial paperwork.
Communicates and coordinates any issues with PRCA Business
Analyst regarding cash handling, computers, and software.
Provides feedback and suggestions for improving operational
efficiency and processes.
Helps resolve employee issues.
Assists with training staff on cash handling process and
procedures to ensure compliance; training on computer systems,
watercraft inspections, and lake operations.
Manage and supervise staff as needed to provide great customer
Develops staff work schedules as needed to make sure dates and
hours of operation are properly staffed
Maintains safe work environment.
Operates a pickup truck and various equipment. Use of noisy
equipment at times. Performs duties such as shoveling and raking in
dusty conditions. Performs litter control tasks including picking
up trash barrels and loading onto truck. Cleans and repairs parks
shelters, picnic tables, grills, and other lake amenities.
Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
Must be able to work between the hours of 6:30 am and 7:30 pm
weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
Other duties as assigned.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of
the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to
This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free
Workplace Program. This includes: pre-employment testing,
post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty
testing, and follow-up testing.
Extensive background checks required.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Valid New driver's license with acceptable driving record for
the past three years or state of current residency.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to handle difficult people and situations with respect,
calmness and courtesy.
Understanding confidentiality and the ability to maintain
Ability to perform data entry at a rate sufficient to perform
duties of the job.
Ability to operate noisy equipment for extended periods of
Ability to learn and properly operate computer software, tools
and equipment safely as listed below.
Ability to work well under pressure and in stressful
Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers and be able to
interact with patrons in a pleasant and positive manner.
Knowledge of parks maintenance and outdoor recreation
Considerable knowledge of Administrative office skills with
experience in typing, computer, calculator, telephone and related
Must have ability to work a varied shift including weekends and
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with employees, supervisors, participants and the
This position has the responsibility to participate in and
comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Pickup truck, landscaping equipment, including tractors,
backpack blower, chain saw, miscellaneous hand and power tools.
Personal computer, calculator, phone, copy machine.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to reach with arms and hands. Required to
stand, walk, sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or
operate objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee will need to lift and frequently move up to 50
pounds individually and with assistance occasionally lift and/or
move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work
near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The
employee will be exposed to the following conditions: hot,
wet/humid, wind, dust. The employee is occasionally exposed to the
risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment may be noisy at
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.