Monday, March 10, 2014

Make a SPLASH and make money doing it! Summer job posting

Looking for a fun way to make some pocket money this summer and keep cool doing it?

The City of Tavares is looking for Splash park attendants for the summer of 2014.
The rate is $9/hour
Call 352-742-6209 for more information. Here's some details you will want to know before you apply:

Splash Park Attendant (temporary seasonal)


The Splash Park Attendant is responsible for appropriate customer service, monitoring users’ safe attendance and enjoyment of the Splash Park.  Attendants work under the supervision of the Seaplane Base and Marina Manager or Operations Supervisor, who issues written or oral work requests and who may inspect work performed on a routine or emergency basis.  The Splash Park Attendant must perform work safely and efficiently, at times under inclement weather conditions, and must be available for work assignments during Splash Park season from April to October.
 This position is classified as temporary seasonal, and is ineligible for City benefits.

·         Performs the full range of duties in and around the splash pad, and ensures the safety of Splash Park patrons
·         Facilitates daily and season pass attendance and user fee collection
·         Provides public information about and monitors user conformance with park rules and regulations
·         Performs City Splash Park general and contaminant splash pad clean-up protocol
·         Follows City Splash Park written standard operating procedures
·         Performs other tasks as needs are identified and as assigned
·         Works weekends and holidays as assigned
·         Responsible for all equipment utilized in the course of the daily work assignments

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)



1. Must consistently provide friendly, welcoming customer service to all Splash Park users and guests
2. Must consistently display an attitude of cooperation and the ability to work and communicate well with others
3. Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions
4. Ability to maintain integrity in all areas of job performance
5. Ability to perform the essential functions of this position
1. Minimum age 16

2. Proven customer service related experience, with proven cash handling and accountability experience preferred

(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

1. Valid Florida Drivers License
2. Valid American Red Cross CPR and First Aid or verified equivalent preferred. Training will be provided for otherwise qualified candidates.


• Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
• Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
• Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid)
• Walking
• Standing
• Kneeling
• Bending
• Stooping
• Stretching


• Works outside for extended periods in various weather conditions
• Contact with wet surface conditions

Miscellaneous Information

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
The City Of Tavares is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be reasonably accommodated. Veterans’ Preference offered on initial hire per Florida Statute 295. Selected applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment are subject to a criminal, driver, education and employment background check, drug screen, polygraph test, psychological test and medical examination. To apply, a City of Tavares employment application or resume with a minimum of ten (10) years complete work history must be submitted to City of Tavares Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date (if mailed, it must be postmarked no later than the closing date). Minimum qualifications are subject to change pending approval of job description(s). Equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered. The City of Tavares reserves the right to fill positions prior to the closing date. All positions are regular full-time unless otherwise noted.