Park/Facility Assistant

Pay Starting Rate: 
$27,000 - $30,000
Job Description: 

The Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) has two openings for Park/Facility Assistant. Montgomery Village is a large scale planned community of 40,000 residents, located in the heart of Montgomery County, MD. The Park/Facility Assistant patrols assigned areas by car and on foot to help maintain a safe environment in and around MVF parks, buildings, facilities and other properties. This position is responsible for educating park users about MVF Park policies, preparing reports and notifying police of suspicious and/or illegal activities. The Park/Facility Assistant also documents needed building repairs and park improvements. This position reports to the Parks and Property Manager. Hiring salary is $27,000 to $30,000 per year with an excellent benefits package.

This position requires working a schedule after regular business hours, normally 4 p.m. to midnight; weekend and overtime hours also required. The work is performed primarily outdoors, including time spent in a motor vehicle.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Patrols assigned areas by car and on foot
  • Observes and monitors activities of persons in and around Montgomery Village Foundation parks, playgrounds, buildings, properties, parking lots and other facilities identifies inappropriate, unsafe, criminal, or other undesirable behavior
  • Reports unapproved, illegal, or suspicious activities to the police
  • Keeps daily log of incidents, which is submitted to supervisor
  • Explains park rules and other policies to the public
  • Responds to after hour emergency calls from answering service and follows up with residents, as appropriate
  • Conducts pool and facility security checks; examines doors, windows, and gates to determine they are secure
  • Observes, documents, and reports to supervisor property damage, unusual occurrences or irregularities, malfunctioning equipment or machinery, or other unsafe conditions such as leaking water pipes, lighting problems, downed branches or trees, damaged signs or equipment, gates left unlocked, etc.
  • Courteously provides assistance and responds to inquiries from the public; refers questions to appropriate staff as needed
  • Assists with Village-wide events and programs, as directed
  • Assists custodial staff with snow removal during regular hours and after hours, as directed
  • Performs other duties, as assigned
Job Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • A valid Class C Driver’s License and safe driving record
  • Must be able to lift/carry materials or objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Intermediate level computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with security or law enforcement
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English and Spanish
Contact Information: 

E-mail cover letter and résumé to MVF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position Type: 
Full Time