Park Services Aide II

Monterey County Human Resources
January 12, 2022
Salinas, CA
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Final Filing Date: Friday, February 11, 2022

Exam# 22/68C21/01JA

The Public Works, Facilities & Parks Department (PWFP) centralizes a range of Land Use and Capital services, including Public Works, Facilities, and Parks to ensure reasonable and safe development, plan for future needs, manage infrastructure and County facilities, and protect natural resources. The Monterey County parks system benefits the community by providing a vast assortment of outdoor recreational activities. The diversity and breadth of Monterey County's parks offers something for everyone. Park sites throughout the County serve residents and visitors by promoting health and wellness, and providing outdoor space to play, exercise and access facilities for self-directed or organized recreation.

The exiting vacancies reside in County Parks located in South County , including Lake San Antonio, Lake Nacimiento, and San Lorenzo Park.

The Public Works, Facilities & Parks Department is in immediate need to fill both permanent and temporary vacancies in the Park Service Aide II classification. The Park Services Aide II classification supports the facilitation of park operations by performing visitor service support activities, including fee collection, routine grounds and facility maintenance and various visitor services related to public access and use in a park facility. This class works under the direction of a Park Ranger, Senior Park Ranger, Supervising Park Ranger or management level classification.

The Eligible List established from this recruitment process will be used to fill positions on a permanent and temporary basis and may be used to fill future vacancies.

Examples of Duties
Paramount duties include :

  • Receipt and accounting for cash; and issuing receipts
  • Communicate with public in receiving and giving out a wide variety of information pertaining to recreational facilities.
  • Explain rules and regulations
  • Use telephone and two-way radio
  • Perform routine park, grounds and facility maintenance, gardening, clean-up, unskilled manual labor
  • Operate and maintain grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Operate computerized cash register and tollgate procedures

To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website:

Will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Thorough Knowledge of:

Handling and accounting for cash; Proper use and care of hand and power tools used in buildings and grounds maintenance work; and Basic operations, tools and terms used in grounds maintenance trades.
Skill and Ability to:

Learn, understand, and convey park policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to others ; Communicate effectively in person, by phone, and by two-way radio; Follow oral and written instructions; Meet public with tact and courtesy, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; Drive vehicles and operate maintenance equipment and tools used in park grounds and facility maintenance work; Use a computerized cash register, accurately account for cash, and perform tollgate procedures.

Examples of Experience/Education/Training
Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides for the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:

Six (6) months of experience performing visitor service support activities such as fee collection and cash handling, customer service, and routine grounds and facility maintenance work.
Additional Information

Required conditions of employment:

As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:

  • Work weekends, holidays and shifts
  • Wear a uniform
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license is required at the time of employment
  • Work outdoors and under adverse weather conditions

Some positions may require the following:

  • California Class A or B driver's license
  • Ability to operate light and heavy equipment such as a tractor, grader, dozer, backhoe, front-end loader, etc.
  • Ability to perform basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and grounds keeping using hand and power tools.

Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.

On July 30, 2021 the County of Monterey Board of Supervisors took action to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees to include new hires. The vaccination requirement is in accordance with Section 25 of the County of Monterey Emergency Response Manual and COVID-19 Prevention Program Link . Applicants who accept employment with the County of Monterey, will be required to be fully vaccinated. However, individuals may request medical or religious exemptions and will be required to complete the appropriate request and certification forms for review and approval no later than their start date. Medical / Religion .


As a condition of employment, prospective employees may be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of any criminal convictions. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.


Apply On-Line at , by 11:59 PM(PST)


Hard copy applications may be obtained from and submitted

during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM by contacting:
Monterey County, Public Works, Facilities & Parks Department
Attn: Julie Aulenta, Associate Personnel Analyst
1441 Schilling Place, 1st Floor, Salinas CA 93901
Phone: (831) 755-5014 Fax: (831) 784-5603

The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the examination process may include an oral examination, pre-examination exercises, performance examination, and/or written examination. The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:

  • A completed County of Monterey Employment Application
  • Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions

Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.

All required materials must be received no later than final filing date:
Friday, February 11, 2022
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Julie Aulenta, Human Resources Analyst, at (831) 755-5014, or
The County of Monterey is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date/Time: 2/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

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