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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/14/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID151163


AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleParks and Recreation Aide 3

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17.15 to $17.15 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm, including weekends and holidays

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Seneca

Street Address Seneca Lake State Park

1 Lakefront Drive

City Geneva


Zip Code14456

Minimum Qualifications No Minimum Qualifications per Civil Service.

Duties Description The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) in the Finger Lakes Region is seeking a candidate who will oversee the office operations related to the delivery of support services to the public that involve Seneca Lake State Park and Canandaigua State Boat Launch. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assign, review, train, and evaluate the work of lower-level employees.
• Prepare schedules, seasonal payroll, and various clerical activities and responsibilities surrounding seasonal staff.
• Monitor and oversee fee collection, money banks, and auditing.
• Control parking access to and from park facilities during peak periods.
• Register campers and boaters; issue permits.
• Incumbent will also be called on to answer routine questions and handle complaints from park patrons.
• Candidate must be able to explain park rules and regulations as well as process written information required to meet patron’s needs.
• Incumbent occasionally assists with groundskeeping and cleaning of office and restrooms.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license that allows the candidate to legally operate a motor vehicle in New York State as a term and condition of employment.
• Must have the ability to follow written direction, as well as record and document required information.
• Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and park patrons.
• The incumbent must be physically able to perform medium to heavy manual labor.
• Weekend/holiday work will be required.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name John Tharp



Email Address


Street Seneca Lake State Park

100 Waterloo-Geneva Rd

City Geneva

State NY

Zip Code 14456


Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, agency operating needs, and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters or can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to John Tharp, Park Manager, Seneca Lake State Park, 100 Waterloo-Geneva Rd, Geneva, NY 14456 or to by the date indicated below. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact John Tharp at (315) 789-2331.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.

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