Park Ambassador

The City of Greenville is currently seeking part-time staff to assist our team with supporting a vibrant and welcoming space at Unity Park and Falls Park. Under the direct supervision of the Unity Park Programs Manager, the position will perform a variety of tasks, including monitor park activities; provide general information to park users; and assist with the enforcement of City policies at the parks, primarily on weekends.

Rate: $15/hour

Park Ambassador Application

DATES: June - October 2022

HOURS: Saturdays & Sundays | 10 AM - 6 PM

POSITION EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides high quality customer service and effectively communicates with park visitors
  • Recognizes problems as they arise and tactfully remediates these problems to the best of ability
  • Monitors park facilities and assists with daily operation of umbrellas
  • Enter reports and maintenance issues into Cityworks and/or provide verbal reports on all incidents and facility concerns, no matter how minor, to City staff
  • Answers general questions from the public
  • Adheres to City policies, follows safety guidelines and exercises good judgment in all aspects of responsibility
  • Tactfully enforces public adherence to City and park policies
  • Maintains cleanliness and order of the parks through assisting in park cleanup (litter cleanup)
  • Willingness to perform other duties as needed

Physical Requirements

  • Requires climbing, reaching, bending, pulling, and lifting. Some work is done in varying environments, including hot and cold temperatures
  • Ability to operate a golf cart safely on city streets and/or paved trails between parks
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Mandatory Requirements

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Ability to pass drug screening and background check
  • Ability to operate an iPad and enter work orders into Cityworks software program
  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to sit in a hot or cold environment
  • Available weekends and some holidays

Application

Park Ambassador Application