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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152191

NY HELPNo

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitlePark and Recreation Aide 5 (Reception)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $19.27 to $19.27 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Variable<br />32-40 hours per week

Hours Per Week 32

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address Bear Mountain State Park

3006 Seven Lakes Drive

City Bear Mountain

StateNY

Zip Code10911

Minimum Qualifications

Duties Description Under the supervision of the Bear Mountain Office, the incumbent will:
• Be primarily responsible for staffing the Reception Desk in the lobby of the Administration Building.
• Answer a wide variety of frequent phone calls. Provide detailed information, answer questions, and transfer calls as needed.
• Welcome and assist patrons who enter the building. Answer questions and provide information, including maps, directions, and operating hours.
• Greet visitors to the building, manage sign-in sheets, provide direction to offices or meeting spaces.
• Keep up to date on all activities and events in the Region and be able to provide accurate and timely information.
• Assist in other office tasks as assigned, including but not limited to data entry, record keeping, etc.

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task. Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal with attention to detail. Must be willing and able to maintain a pleasant and welcoming demeanor. Incumbent will be expected to keep up to date on all activities and events in the Region and all affiliated organizations, as well as have general knowledge of the local area and attractions and be able to provide helpful and informative guidance to park patrons, both in person and over the phone. Must have experience using Microsoft office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must be able to accept direction from supervisors and take initiative to learn and retain new information. Experience in office work is preferred but not necessary.
Position pays $19.27* per hour + location pay as per CESA Contract (*3% raises as of April 2024)

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Name Erica Rossi

Telephone

Fax

Email Address palisades.employment@parks.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of Parks, Recreation &amp; Historic Preservation

Bear Mountain State Park, 3006 Seven Lakes Drive

City Bear Mountain

State NY

Zip Code 10911

 

Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the agency’s 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 you can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation by visiting the website at https://parks.ny.gov/regions/palisades/default.aspx
Please forward your application and resume, if available, to Erica Rossi, Park Supervisor 2 at erica.rossi@parks.ny.gov . You can also email your application and resume to palisades.employment@parks.ny.gov .

All qualified persons are invited and encouraged to apply.

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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