GRAND COUNTY Recreation Tech. II-Intern-Grant Funded in MOAB, Utah

Job Summary : Under the direction of the Program Manager the Recreation Technician undertakes tasks designed to protect and maintain the visitor facilities and natural resources of the Sand Flats Recreation Area helping to provide a positive recreational experience for all users. This is a seasonal position that works 32 to 40 hours per week for a total of six (6) months per calendar year. The spring season runs from last week of February to June and the fall season runs from September to November. Supervision Received: Program Director, Assistant Director of Facilities Given: None Essential Duties • Informs and educates a variety of user groups including bicyclists, motorcyclists, hikers, four wheel drive and all terrain vehicle users and campers about appropriate recreational use of the Sand Flats Recreation Area. • Operates fee collection booth, collects fees, and performs remits and bank deposits. • Performs campground compliance patrols and field fee collection. • Performs backcountry compliance patrols of all routes and trails on foot, in vehicles or on bicycles. • Assists in installation and maintenance of visitor facilities such as campgrounds, toilets, information kiosks, fences and trails. • Assists with land management projects such as vegetative restoration, transplanting and long term monitoring. • Provides or presents accurate information about Sand Flats Recreation Area including orientation, natural history, public lands management and regulations. • Other related duties include but are not limited to; clean and maintain all trailhead facilities, clean and maintain all campsite facilities. Perform maintenance projects. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of : • Working in a Recreation Area setting Skills in: • Customer service • Basic math and money handling • Working as part of a team • Basic maintenance • Outdoor safety Ability to : • Work in a fee booth alone or with others under sometimes stressful conditions. • Provide excellent customer service while accurately handling money. • Communicate effectively with the public. • Perform campground patrols checking for compliance. Call law enforcement as needed. • Perform backcountry patrols in a safe and efficient manner. • Perform general maintenance helping to keep the area clean and safe. • Properly use and maintain basic tools and equipment. • Use 2 way radio, computers and phone systems. • Balance team and individual responsibilities. • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit. • Be self-motivated and work independently. • Follow established Sand Flats Recreation Area and County Policies and Procedures. Physical Demands • Performs manual work. • Work with medium to heavy weights with frequent pushing, pulling, lifting and or carrying that may be in difficult positions. • Must be able to bend, reach, push, pull, squ