submitted by Ottawa County Parks
Ottawa County Parks & Recreation is currently searching for candidates interested in working outside this summer.
Joining our team is a great way for college students, retirees, graduating high school students, and others who enjoy working outdoors to learn from industry experts and gain valuable work experience. Most positions will require applicants to be 18 years of age or older however, there are a limited number of Park Attendant positions that are open to ages 16 and older.
After conducting a wage survey this year, the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners supported an increase of starting hourly rates for many of these positions. Returning employees can expect increases in hourly pay the following year.
Seasonal employees work varied shifts ranging from 10-40 hours a week, depending on the position. Shifts may include weekends, evenings, and holidays from late April through Labor Day. Work locations are available throughout the county.
Open positions include:
• Outdoor Educator – $13.50/hour
• Grounds Attendant – $13.00/hour
• Maintenance Crew Worker – $14.50/hour
• Park Attendant – $12.50/hour
• Parks Custodian – $13.00/hour
• Reservation Specialist – $12.75/hour
Join us for a job fair!
Applying online in advance guarantees you an in-person interview at the job fair! Can’t make the job fair? Other arrangments can be made, including a Zoom option.
Saturday, March 26, 2022
9 am-12 pm
Ottawa County Fillmore Complex, Administrative Building
12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
“It is my dream job!”
“Who wouldn’t want to spend their summer at the beach!”
“I feel like what I’m doing makes a difference.”
These are just a few comments that we hear from our park employees. Working for Ottawa County Parks is not only fun, but it also helps to develop a positive work ethic, build customer service skills, and learn basic land and building management skills. Whether you are entering the workforce or have recently retired, working at Ottawa County Parks might just be “Where You Belong!”