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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

99350 Park Attendant (Aide)

Assists in operation of State or national park, monument, historic site, or recreational area, performing a combination of clerical and other duties. Greets visitors at facility entrance, and hands out informational pamphlets, maps, explains regulations, and other information concerning camping and visiting the facility. Assigns campground or recreational sites. Collects fees, fills out camping and visitor permits, and maintains register of campers and visitors. Maintains campgrounds and other areas, cautions visitors against infractions of rules, and reports all disturbances and problems to superior officer or as a last resort to local law enforcement officers. Replenishes fire wood, and assists in maintaining camping and recreational areas in clean and orderly condition. Conducts tours of premises, and answers visitors' questions when stationed at historic park, site or monument. Operates projection and sound equipment and assists in presentation of interpretive programs. Provides simple first aid treatment to visitors injured on premises, and assists persons with more serious injuries to obtain appropriate medical care. Participates in carrying out fire-fighting or conservation activities. Assists other workers in activities concerned with restoration of buildings and other facilities, or excavation and presentation of artifacts when stationed at historic or archeological site. Keeps a record of all complaints and criticisms of park facilities. Reports maintenance items to superior.