Ottawa County Parks Job Fair

Ottawa County Parks is searching for candidates interested in working outside over the summer. The opportunities would be perfect for students (18+) who are home on break, retirees who want to spend more time outside, or anyone interested in the parks and looking to make some extra money during the summer months.

The Parks Department will be hiring a minimum of 20 seasonal employees for the 2016 season. There are many Lakeshore jobs available, but opportunities exist at parks throughout the County. Because of the large number of seasonal hires, the Parks Department will be hosting its first job fair on Tuesday, December 29 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Nature Education Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park (8115 West Olive Road, West Olive).

Interested candidates can expect immediate interviews with Parks Management and County HR. There is a potential for on-the-spot hires. Computers will be available for on-site online application, but candidates may review available positions and apply online before the job fair event. Available seasonal positions include:

  • Park Attendant
  • Grounds Attendant
  • Gatekeeper
  • Maintenance Work Crew
  • Stewardship Crew
  • Naturalist Intern
  • Maintenance Work Crew Supervisor

Descriptions of these positions can be found online.

Submitted by Jessica VanGinhoven.

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