Park Services Coordinator (Temporary/Seasonal)
Part-Time Park Services Coordinator (Temporary/Seasonal) at Ramsey County
Available Openings: 2
Industry: Government
Youth Friendly
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $16.87 - $20.12 Hourly
Education Level: High School
E-Verify: Yes

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Department is hiring Park Services Coordinators for the summer season. There are currently 2 openings:

PSC – Customer Service

  • As a park services coordinator, staff oversee picnic shelters and pavilions during weekends to provide customer service to facility renters
  • Staff in this position can expect to perform cleanup and light maintenance at parks as needed
  • Park services coordinators will use a Ramsey County vehicle to travel to all parks and carry out assigned tasks

 PSC – Pool Operator

  • The Pool Operator will conduct routine maintenance and tests of the pools and pool equipment
  • Prepare the facility for daily use by cleaning and maintaining the pools, pool deck, bathrooms, aquatic facilities, and ground

Basic Function:

Based on assignment, to assist in the delivery of Park and Recreation Services in the summer by serving as an on-duty customer and staff liaison picnic reservations, special events and general park use; to assist in the preparation and on-going operation of park facilities; and perform related duties as assigned.  

The current vacancy is in the Parks & Recreation department.  The eligibility list created by this vacancy may be used to hire other vacancies in the department or County.

Temporary assignments work up to a maximum of six months. Candidates chosen to hire into a temporary assignment will not gain any rights or preferences for other permanent, Ramsey County positions.

If an internal candidate is selected, salary will be set in accordance with the personnel rules (i.e., promotion, transfer, or voluntary reduction).
To view or print a copy of the complete Ramsey County job (class) description for this position, go to: Job Descriptions. Once at this page, you can browse the alphabetical list or search for a job description.


Examples of Work Performed

Park Service Coordinator in Summer

  1. Respond to emergency situations within the park system by assisting staff, providing crowd control, and notifying the proper department staff of the emergency.
  2. Initiate contact with and responds to requests for assistance from park guests who rent picnic shelters and pavilions, if assigned.
  3. Inform Park users of park ordinances and notifies the proper authorities when ordinances are violated.
  4. Communicate regularly with the public.
  5. Attempt to make immediate repairs and/or cleaning to facilities in need and notify appropriate department staff of emergency repair and/or cleaning needs.
  6. Test and adjust the pool chemical balance. Monitor and make minor repairs or adjustment to the pool/pool systems and notify appropriate department staff of emergency repairs, if assigned.
  7. Assist with leisure research surveys and park counts.
  8. Secure Park facilities at park closing times.

 (The work assigned to a position in this classification may not include all possible tasks in this description and does not limit the assignment of any additional tasks in this classification.  Regular attendance according to the position’s management approved work schedule is required.)


Minimum Qualifications

Education:  High school graduate or equivalent.


Experience:  Six months of customer service experience.


Substitution:  An equivalent combination of education and experience.


Certifications/Licensure:   A valid driver’s license depending on assignment. 


Preferred: Program Coordinator (Train the Trainer) Certification by Red Cross or comparable program.  Valid Class D driver’s license for the class of vehicles to be driven.  If assigned, may be required to obtain Certified Pool Operator certification.

Exam/Screening Process Information

All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and properly complete an application will be forwarded to the hiring department/manager for consideration for this temporary position. Temporary appointments work up to a maximum of six months. Candidates chosen for hire into a temporary assignment will not gain any rights or preferences for other permanent, Ramsey County positions.

This posting will remain open for application until filled; applicants should respond promptly as initial screening of applications will begin on April 9, with interviews scheduled on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

Criminal Background Checks:  All employment offers are conditioned upon the applicant passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits and the type of work sought. However, making false statements or withholding information will cause you to be barred from employment, or removed from employment.

E-Verify Participation:  Ramsey County participates in the federal E-Verify program. This means that Ramsey County will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Ramsey County is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants and may not limit or influence the choice of documents you present for use on the Form I-9.
Equal Opportunity Employer:  Ramsey County provides equal access to employment, programs, and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, familial or marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, public assistance status, place of residence, political affiliation, or national origin. Ramsey County is deeply committed to advancing racial equity and promoting diversity and inclusion within all areas of our workforce.

To print a paper application for this posting click Paper Application (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). You will need to print this posting and answer the supplemental questions associated with this exam and submit them with your completed paper application.
For further information regarding this posting, please contact 

Ramsey County

Contact: Jessica Damm
Phone 651-266-2700
2015 Van Dyke Street
Maplewood, MN 55109
Transit: On bus line