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SPT Gate Attendant for Loyd Park at Lake Joe Pool

City of Grand Prairie, TX

Location: Grand Prairie, Texas
Posted on: January 14, 2022
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SPT Gate Attendant for Loyd Park at Lake Joe Pool
• City of Grand Prairie, TX
• Grand Prairie , Texas
• Jan 14, 2022
Seasonal Parks and Recreation
• Salary: $9.92 - $13.89 Hourly USD
Job Description
Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public.
Essential Job Functions
• Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions.
• Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions.
• Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons
Minimum Qualifications
• Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency.
• No experience required.
• Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
• Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
• Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
• The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given.
• No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
• Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment.
• Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time.
Closing Date/Time: 1/21/2022 5:00 PM Central
Special Instructions
1/21/2022 5:00 PM Central
Job Address
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Employer: City of Grand Prairie, TX
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About City of Grand Prairie
Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie!  We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values.  We are rated the #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S., 2nd Happiest City in Texas, 5th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in Texas, 7th Safest Large City in Texas, and in the Top 50 U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family!
We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year to:
• Epic Waters Indoor Water Park showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”
• The Summit Active Adult Center with state-of-the-art fitness training, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, game room, sauna
• PlayGrand Adventures (10-acre, all-accessible playground) is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities (open late 2019)
• Firehouse Gastro Park restaurant downtown (conversion of historic Firehouse #1)
• Lone Star Park Thoroughbred Horse Race Track
• The Theatre at Grand Prairie concert venue
• Historic Uptown Theater in downtown
• IKEA, Living Spaces and the Premium Outlet Mall
• Traders Village
• Lake Joe Pool
• Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! And Palace of Wax
• AirHogs minor league baseball team
• Epic Central Park, a 172-acre park with five lakes, a Grand Lawn amphitheater, and trails
• The Epic Arts, Fitness and Entertainment Center with $1 million in cardio and strength training equipment, indoor walking/jogging track, group fitness and more
Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores along SH 161, and development continues at a brisk pace. The city offers a vibrant lifestyle, with the best parks in the nation, more amenities than most, affordable to affluent housing and friendly neighbors.
City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that creates Raving Fans by delivering world-class service.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better.    The hard work, positive input and optimism of all our city employees all play a key role in our success.  We look forward to you joining our team!
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