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Employment

Help people ENJOY Summit Metro Parks. We're an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



Position Utility Person
Salary/Classification Hourly - Grade 15
Benefits Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Hourly Employee Benefits Package
Profile Under the direction of the Operations Service Manager, Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, or other supervisor, performs various skilled and semi-skilled duties required to maintain buildings and structures, including the electrical, mechanical and plumbing of facilities and keeping equipment in good working order.
Qualifications Education: Graduation from High School or GED required. Specialized training in automotive and construction trades preferred. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience performing mechanical, plumbing, heating, and cooling equipment and competent mechanical aptitude. State of Ohio Commercial Driver's License, Class A required. First Aid and CPR certification required.
Conditions of Employment Internal transfers must successfully complete a 30-day probationary period. Part-Time employees promoted to full time and newly hired employees must successfully complete a 180-day probationary period, per Article 3, Section 3 and Article 15, Section 2, of the 2014-2017 agreement between Summit Metro Parks and Ohio Council 8 & Local 1229 of the AFSCME, AFL-CIO.
Contact Send or e-mail letter of interest and resume to:
Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online February 8, 2016
Open to internal candidates until February 18, 2016, as described in Article 15, Section 1, of the 2014-2017 agreement between Summit Metro Parks and Ohio Council 8 & Local 1229 of the AFSCME, AFL-CIO.

Position Concession Stand Supervisor
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile Manages concession stand operations, including inventory control and supervision/scheduling of concession stand workers. Also performs the duties of a concession stand worker.
Qualifications Graduation from a high school or GED required
Conditions of Employment Must complete training in food safety and handling. Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Concession Stand Worker
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile Under the direction of the Concession Stand Supervisor or other supervisor, performs all duties related to the daily preparation of food products. Sells and serves food products to park patrons at Summit Metro Parks concession stand facilities in a courteous manner, and performs boat rental duties.
Qualifications Graduation from a high school or GED preferred
Conditions of Employment Must complete training in food safety and handling. Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Gate Attendant Supervisor
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile To schedule and supervise the gate attendants at the swim areas while also performing the duties of a gate attendant
Qualifications Graduation from a high school or GED required
Conditions of Employment Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Gate Attendant
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile To be present at the entrance gate at designated/assigned park during swim season. Sell daily admission tickets and season passes. Admit individuals with purchased season passes or who pay the daily entrance fee. Greet and assist park patrons.
Qualifications High school student, graduation from a high school or GED.
Conditions of Employment Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Head Lifeguard
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile The head lifeguard supervises the operation of swimming facilities in Munroe Falls Metro Park and Silver Creek Metro Park. Lifeguards provide a safe swimming and beach area for park visitors, perform safety-maintenance duties, and carry out instructions of supervisors and the policies of Summit Metro Parks.
Supervision Reports to the Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, Ranger in Charge of Aquatics and the Chief of Rangers
Responsibilities 1) Perform maintenance and service functions as outlined in the lifeguard guidelines and/or assigned by the park manager. 2) Perform all duties of a lifeguard. 3) Enforce waterfront park district rules and regulations. 4) Participate in the safety and risk management program of the park district. 5) Instruct weekly in-service trainings. 6) Create and maintain the lifeguard schedule. 7) Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications High School graduate or GED equivalent. Associate's degree preferred.
Experience Two years of experience as a lifeguard at a pool or, preferably, a beach.
Knowledge & Abilities 1) Ability to deal courteously with the public. 2) Ability to promptly respond in an emergency. 3) Demonstrated emotional intelligence, including self-awareness and accurate self-assessment; sensitivity and empathy; openness, reliability, trust and consistency.
Licenses Possession of valid State of Ohio driver's license. Must successfully complete and be current in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course (or equivalent); Lifeguard Training Instructors' Course preferred. Must possess current certification in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Must pass a Summit Metro Parks water test specific to the facility.
Conditions of Employment Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Assistant Head Lifeguard
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile Assist the Head Lifeguard in supervising the operation of swimming facilities in Munroe Falls Metro Park and Silver Creek Metro Park. Lifeguards provide a safe swimming and beach area for park visitors, perform safety-maintenance duties, and carry out instructions of supervisors and the policies of Summit Metro Parks.
Supervision Reports to the Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, Ranger in Charge of Aquatics and the Chief of Rangers
Responsibilities 1) Perform maintenance and service functions as outlined in the lifeguard guidelines and/or assigned by the park manager. 2) Perform all duties of a lifeguard. 3) Enforce park district rules and regulations on the waterfront area. 4) Participate in the safety and risk management program of the park district. 5) Assist in instructing weekly in-service trainings. 6) Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications High School graduate or GED equivalent. Associate's degree preferred.
Experience Two years of experience as a lifeguard at a pool or, preferably, a beach.
Knowledge & Abilities 1) Ability to deal courteously with the public. 2) Ability to promptly respond in an emergency. 3) Demonstrated emotional intelligence, including self-awareness and accurate self-assessment; sensitivity and empathy; openness, reliability, trust and consistency.
Licenses Possession of valid State of Ohio driver's license. Must successfully complete and be current in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course (or equivalent); Lifeguard Training Instructors' Course preferred. Must possess current certification in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Must pass a Summit Metro Parks water test specific to the facility.
Conditions of Employment Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Lifeguard
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile Lifeguards provide a safe swimming and beach area for park visitors, perform safety-maintenance duties, and carry out instructions of supervisors and the policies of Summit Metro Parks.
Supervision Reports to the Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, Head Lifeguard, Assistant Head Lifeguard, Ranger in Charge of Aquatics and the Chief of Rangers. May be called upon to oversee other lifeguards.
Responsibilities 1) Perform maintenance and service functions as outlined in the lifeguard guidelines and/or assigned by the head lifeguard, park manager or assistant park manager. 2) Perform all duties of a lifeguard. 3) Enforce park district rules and regulations on the waterfront area. 4) Participate in the safety and risk management program of the park district. 5) Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications High School graduate or GED equivalent.
Experience One year of experience as a lifeguard at a pool or, preferably, a beach.
Knowledge & Abilities 1) Ability to deal courteously with the public. 2) Ability to make a prompt response in an emergency. 3) Demonstrated emotional intelligence, including self-awareness and accurate self-assessment; sensitivity and empathy; openness, reliability, trust and consistency.
Licenses Possession of valid State of Ohio driver's license. Must successfully complete and be current in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course (or equivalent); Lifeguard Training Instructors' Course preferred. Must possess current certification in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Must pass a Summit Metro Parks water test specific to the facility.
Conditions of Employment Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

Position Seasonal Maintenance Worker
Salary Hourly Wage Schedule
Benefits Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
Profile Under the direction of the Park Manager or other supervisor, performs all duties for daily maintenance of park properties, buildings and facilities.
Qualifications High school student, high school graduate or GED required. Experience in lawn care, landscaping, painting and janitorial duties preferred. Valid State of Ohio's driver's license.
Conditions of Employment Must be 18 or older. Must successfully complete a two-week probationary period.
Download Seasonal Employment Application
Contact Human Resources: Summit Metro Parks
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
employment@summitmetroparks.org
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Closing date Open until filled
Date posted online January 7, 2016

 

 

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