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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/21/24

Applications Due03/31/24

Vacancy ID151757


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 Tompkins

Street Address Taughannock Falls State Park

1740 Taughannock Blvd.

City Trumansburg


Zip Code14886

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. This is a year-round position. 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 the 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 William Hughes



Email Address


Street Taughannock Falls State Park

2221 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

State NY

Zip Code 14886


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 William Hughes, Park Manager, Taughannock Falls State Park, 2221 Taughannock Park Road Trumansburg, NY 14886 or to by the date indicated below. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact William Hughes at (607) 387-6739.

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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