Job Details

Park Patrol

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Beaverton, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 03/31/2020

Responsible for patron and staff security, district asset protection, and execution of emergency operations plans. Must be able to work a flexible schedule when needed, Sunday through Saturday. Typical hours are 8am-4pm or 3:30pm-11pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to apply. This is a part time position (maximum 29 hrs. per week).

Schedules are subject to change based on security needs.

This position receives supervision from the Security Operations Manager and exercises no supervision over other employees.

Essential Job Functions
Essential Job Functions

Have a passion for public service and creating positive contacts with district patrons and staff.
Patrols district owned property and facilities.
Acts as an Ambassador to the district by interacting in a positive manner with park patrons and staff.
Explains applicable rules, regulations, and laws to park patrons to achieve voluntary compliance.
Follows up on citizen concerns.
Issues verbal warnings and/or written exclusions when appropriate.
Works closely with local law enforcement to ensure park safety.
Prepares daily activity reports and incident reports.
Implements emergency plans/procedures when appropriate.

Perform CPR/First Aid.
Operate district motor vehicles and mountain bikes.
Maintain all district issued equipment in proper working order.
Instruct security related classes for patrons and district staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of:

Basic conflict resolution skills.
Microsoft Office Suite
Basic investigative skills, including interviewing and report writing.
Ability to:
Communicate effectively with a variety of people, answer questions and explain information.courteously and
tactfully with patrons
Interpret, explain, follow and apply District policies and rules.
Identify and prevent hazards, implement solutions, maintain safe environments.
Work independently and make independent judgements and decisions with minimal supervision.
Maintain a neat, professional appearance.
Lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, other staff members, and the general public.
Communicate clearly and concisely via telephone and police radio.
Occasionally testify in court or administrative hearings.
Obtain and maintain Oregon DPSST Private Security Professional Unarmed certification.
Obtain basic pepper spray and mountain bike certifications.

Current First Aid/CPR Certification is preferred but not required.
Valid Oregon Driver's License.
Must successfully pass a background investigation.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Obtain and maintain Bbasic Ppepper Sspray certification
and Obtain and maintain Basic Police Mmountain Bbike certification
Must meet current requirements to obtain Oregon DPSST Private Security Professional certifications.
Oregon DPSST Private Security Professional Unarmed certification preferred
Bilingual is preferred but not required
Education and Experience
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Experience, education and training associated with security type work, past employment in a public service organization, and public speaking skills are valuable.

Education and Training:

High school diploma or equivalent. Any specialized training and college level work such as paramedic, emergency management, fire science, law enforcement: cadet, explorer, search and rescue or reserve officer, is desired.

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