Park Maintenance – Idlewild Train Operator

September 1, 2023
Reno, NV
Job Type


Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Parks and Recreation Specialist Band III
  • Positions in this band may monitor the work of lower level staff and are responsible for program/service results. Work tasks require problem solving on a regular basis, analysis of information and/or specialized knowledge of assigned area. Incumbents may work in isolation during assigned shift and/or have oversight of multiple locations.

Work Schedule

  • Less than 233 hours per quarter and may be year round or
  • 233 hours or more in a quarter with a maximum of six months employment or
  • Not to exceed 1,039 work hours within any fiscal year.

Essential Functions & Tasks

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Operates and performs basic service of the children's train and related equipment.
  • Greets customers and provides customer service.
  • Interprets rules regarding code of conduct.
  • Performs light groundskeeping and janitorial maintenance of the train area.
  • Collects tickets from patrons, completes daily use and operation reports.
  • Sets up and stores equipment, checks facility as needed.
  • Secures doors, windows and surrounding areas when departing facility.
  • Keeps in good order, activity and employee records, work schedules & assignments.
  • Provides information on department activities to the public.

Working Conditions

  • Conveys and exchanges verbal and written information.
  • Walking, standing, sitting for prolonged periods of time.
  • Walking on various surfaces including uneven ground that may be slippery.
  • Handling objects weighting up to 50 pounds for short distances.
  • Evenings, weekend and holiday work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: One year paid work experience
  • Licenses: Valid driver's license

A completed City of Reno Employment Application is required. Applications may be submitted online . Applications are also available at Parks and Recreation facilities.

For more information call the Parks Maintenance Office 334-2270.

Taking applications until position is filled.

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