Spokane Riverfront Park is looking to fill Temp/Seasonal Park Ranger Positions!
A City of Spokane Park Ranger performs general duty security and parking lot operations work in City Parks. Employee has regular public contact. Duties require considerable walking, are performed under varied weather conditions and require normal attention to prevent errors. Employee may be assigned to rotating shifts or may work other than a normal work week.
EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS
Patrols City parks on foot, bicycle or in a motorized vehicle to prevent damage to park property and danger to park users.
Enforces appropriate codes and ordinances.
Provides first aid response for injuries and accidents within the park; requests professional response as needed.
Investigates suspicious activities within the park; prevents infractions of park rules and calls for police assistance if circumstances warrant.
Issues civil infractions and makes arrests under applicable limited police commission authority.
Participates in the enforcement of the Parks and Recreation Department parking rules.
May assist in the repair and restocking of parking kiosks and other applicable parking equipment.
Assists in handling parking disputes.
Writes and reviews security-related documents, such as reports of daily activities, irregularities, and incidents.
Collects fees from parking kiosks and summarizes daily receipts.
Responds to park alarms and call outs.
Performs related work as required.
Temp Seasonal Requirements:
Education: High school diploma or its equivalent.
Age: Must be at least 21 years of age.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license.
NOTE: A police record may be grounds for rejection. Must obtain a limited law enforcement commission. Applicants must obtain a basic first aid and CPR card.
INSURANCE BENEFITSEligibility: Coverage begins for new hires and their dependents on the first day of the month following 30 consecutive days of employment.Eligible Dependents: Spouse or Domestic Partner, birth, adopted children or children placed for adoption, Domestic Partner's children, step-children who live with employee, and any child for whom employee is legal guardian or for whom coverage is required by a Qualified Medical Support Order. Adult children under age 26 are eligible. MedicalQualified employees may select from two health carrier options; a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) administered by Group Health Cooperative or a Preferred Provider Option (PPO) administered by Premera Blue Cross. The City pays the monthly premium in full for employee only. The monthly premium to add coverage for eligible dependents varies depending on the medical plan selected. DentalDental insurance is provided by Delta Dental of Washington. The City pays the monthly premium in full for employee and eligible dependents. VisionVision coverage is included in the medical plan selected. Costs for eye exams and hardware; lenses, frames or contacts varies depending on the medical plan selected.Life Insurance - Employee OnlyBasic Term Life Insurance is provided at one-and-a-half times the employee's annual base salary to a maximum of $100,000. The City pays the monthly premium in full.Life Insurance - Eligible Dependent(s)Basic Term Life Insurance is provided at $5,000 for spouse/domestic partner and $2,000 for each child. The City pays the monthly premium in full.AFLACSupplemental insurance is optional and is provided by AFLAC to help pay benefits that major medical insurance does not cover. The employee pays 100% of the monthly premium. Flexible Spending AccountThe City offers two optional Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA. The Health Care FSA allows an employee to use pre-tax dollars to receive reimbursement for eligible medical, dental, and vision expenses. The Dependent Care FSA allows an employee to receive reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for dependent children up to age 13 and other eligible dependents as defined by IRS Code. Employees can elect to contribute up to $2,550 per year for the Health Care FSA and $5,000 per year for the Dependent Care FSA. LegalShieldPrepaid legal services and/or prepaid identity theft programs are optional. These programs pay for a limited amount of documents to be reviewed, limited trial defense representation, the preparation of a standard will, identity theft consultation, restoration and monitoring according to terms of contract. Pet InsuranceGet cash back on the everyday care your pet needs to stay healthy! Nationwide/Voluntary Pet Insurance is an optional plan in which City of Spokane Employees can enroll. Voluntary Term Life Insurance Voluntary Term Life Insurance is optional and is provided through The Standard Insurance Company and is subject to application review and approval. Additional coverage up to $300,000 is available for employees and their spouse/domestic partner. Dependent children can be insured for up to $10,000 each. The employee pays 100% of the monthly premium. Continued Medical/Dental InsuranceEmployees separating from City service have the option to continue medical and/or dental insurance benefits in accordance with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). The employee pays 100% of the monthly premium in addition to a small monthly administrative fee. RETIREMENT BENEFITS Spokane Employees' Retirement System The Spokane Employees' Retirement System (SERS) is a defined benefit pension plan covering non-uniformed employees whose positions are classified under the Civil Service Merit System. As a participant you contribute 8.25% of your salary toward your retirement. Contributions and earnings are tax deferred. The City also contributes 8.25% of your salary toward your retirement. Employees hired on or after January 1, 2015 become vested (eligible for a monthly benefit at retirement age) at seven years of service. Deferred CompensationEnrollment in the City-sponsored 457 Deferred Compensation Plan administered by ICMA-RC allows participants, on a voluntary basis, to defer a portion of their salary on a before or after tax basis. Contributions and associated earnings contributed on a before tax basis are eligible to receive City matching contributions and are tax deferred (not taxed until taken out). You can also choose to participate in the 457 Roth (after tax) contribution option. You may enroll in the 457 plan or change your contribution at any time. Minimum contribution is $15 per paycheck up to and is subject to the IRS annual limitations. The City will match employee contributions up to $120/month. PAID TIME OFFOfficial HolidaysThe City observes seven official holidays as paid. An official holiday that falls on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday. An official holiday that falls on a Sunday will be observed on the Monday immediately following. The City observes Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, but has not declared that day as an official holiday. For this reason, employees hired before the third Monday of January receive an additional eight hours of floating holiday time to be used in accordance with Local 270 Collective Bargaining Agreement provisions. Floating (Personal) HolidaysEmployees hired between January 2nd and June 30th receive 32 hours of floating holiday, and employees hired on or after July 1st receive 16 hours of floating holiday. Floating holiday hours may not be carried over into the next year and any unused hours will not be paid at termination.Vacation LeaveEmployees must be in paid status for 80% of that pay period to accrue vacation leave. The amount of vacation earned depends on the employee's length of service - from 12 days per year for a new employee to 27 days per year after 20 years of employment. Unused vacation hours carry over each year. Sick LeaveSick leave accrues at a rate of six hours per biweekly pay period. Employees must be in paid status for 80% of that pay period to accrue sick leave. There is no maximum accumulation and unused sick leave hours carry over each year.Other LeavesThe City also provides several other paid and unpaid leaves, such as: bereavement leave, Family and Medical Leave, maternity leave, jury duty, and military duty leave. WORK/LIFE PROGRAMS Employee Assistance Program The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a referral and counseling service administered by KEPRO. It provides a myriad of services to employees and their household members. Services include receiving confidential assistance for personal issues, such as managing stress, depression, parenting, alcohol/drugs, grief, etc. Each household member is eligible to receive up to eight counseling sessions per issue per year at no charge. There is also a benefit relating financial or legal concerns in addition to Worklife/Convenience services and online tools.Employer Sponsored Bus Pass (ESBP) ProgramThe City of Spokane encourages employees to use alternatives to driving alone to work and participates in the ESBP Program offered by Spokane Transit Authority (STA). The program provides employees the option to use their City-issued ID badge as a bus pass for unlimited rides free of charge.