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Seasonal Park Attendant

  • Type:Seasonal/Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.13-$16.63/hour
  • Posted Date:01/30/2020
 Job Details Description
Department Parks and Recreation
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service position 

Regular Hours

Day, evening, and weekend hours available

Weekend and Overtime Work as Required

Tentative Start Date         April/May, 2020 

Job Summary & Requirements

Under the general direction of the Superintendent of Parks, oversees activities in parks and enforces park and facility rules, regulations, and policies. Provides information and assists park and facility users with requests for service. Coordinates with administrative staff and performs clerical tasks. Performs occasional grounds maintenance and janitorial duties as required. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, valid driver’s license and ability to operate hand and power tools. Must be at least 18 years old to apply. 1 year of related work experience including working independently in a setting that requires frequent customer contact. Frequent interaction with the public that requires effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Physical/Drug Test  Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required. 
Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

1. Profile: You MUST complete an online profile. This includes all sections under the My Profile Section. A link is provided below to our Online Application System.


2. Apply: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section.)


3. Assessment: After you apply, click on the link on the right side of the page that says: Click Here to View All My Assessments. Click on the required assessment, then click Take Assessment. You must disable your popup blocker before taking the assessment. Assessments will open in a new internet window.


All steps MUST be completed to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled - Review of applications to begin immediately 

Apply Here! City of West Des Moines Online Application System
Application Materials & Related Documents

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You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.


If you are currently employed with or you have been employed with the City in the last three years (in any capacity), do NOT create a new profile. Contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.


**If you have applied for a position with the City of West Des Moines since July 2009, please refer to the instruction sheets listed above.**

Contact Information


Human Resources, 1st floor

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616 (phone)

515-273-0601 (fax)

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