Post Date: 10/04/2019
Close Date: 10/18/2019
Job Posting: HP#2020-41
Position: Cashier/Receptionist – Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve
Department: Parks & Recreation
Pay Range 8: $13.10 - $17.71 per hour depending on qualifications.
Close: October 18, 2019
The Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting for the above position.
Persons who are not current City of Hillsboro employees are welcome to apply through our online application process found here: www.Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/Jobs. Email applications will not be accepted for external applicants.
Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The City of Hillsboro is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.
Are you outgoing and a nature lover? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment? Are you passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for our community?
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is hiring for a front desk, cashier/receptionist focused in exceptional customer service. This position is a great opportunity to be a front facing representative holding key information for patrons. Assisting them to discover what programs, events, and education Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve has to offer.
Who we are:
Jackson Bottom Wetlands is a 635-acre wildlife preserve and recognized IBA (Important Bird Area) located within the city limits of Hillsboro. Providing interpretive education on wetlands and wildlife, panoramic views, natural resource management, trails and recreation, Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a treasure for the entire region. Join us in a unique environment and support an organization who values teamwork and communication.
• We invite you to stay curious and ask questions in order to give proper information to patrons as well as gain a deeper knowledge and appreciation for nature.
• We celebrate your ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with people from diverse backgrounds, both externally and internally.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Ideal candidate must be able to have professional phone and office etiquette, strong customer service skills, be comfortable in diverse environments and be able to multi-task efficiently.
General Statement of Duties
This position provides customer service and support at the front desk at the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve. Job duties include, but are not limited to: assisting patrons with class registrations, and sales; providing patrons with information about programs, events, classes and workshops; providing patrons with information about facility rentals; and performing a variety of office duties. Strong computer and communication skills are essential.
Acceptable Experience and Training
• High School Diploma or GED;
• Some customer service or general office experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
• Microsoft Suite experience preferred.