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Working on the Island

Ever wanted to work on an island and ride a boat to work every day?  Need a peaceful respite from your work in the hustle bustle of the city?  Want to live in a dorm with a few like-minded folks living the dream on Angel Island?  Want to help new visitors experience a State Park for what might be their first time ever as they come to see the America’s Cup events?

NOW is your chance!
 
Angel Island State Park is taking applications for the 2014 summer season for the following positions: 

First round of hiring starts mid-January. First round of jobs start February 1, 2014.  Other opportunities available through the year depend on funding.  Most jobs are 1500 hours, 9 months of work March-November.
 
SEASONAL JOBS AT ANGEL ISLAND
 
Dock Aide ($9.98-$12.37)
Work outside on the Angel Island dock talking to visitors all day.  Make someone’s day by welcoming them to the island on the bay!
Duties include:  Greet visitors, hand out maps, answer visitor questions, trip planning for visitors, control boat loading and queuing, collect boat fees, collect remittances, camper check in, monitor restrooms, minor maintenance and clean up, intermittent deck hand shifts, maintain visitor center, support emergency response, maintain dock office.
Uniform required. Dorm housing available on island. Driver’s license optional.  Drug testing required if participating in the USCG deck handing program.  Lead position also available, must have commensurate experience.
 
United States Immigration Station Interpretive Park Aid ($9.98-$13.17)
Guide visitors through the National Historic Landmark.  Lead visitors through the footsteps of a pacific immigrant in a historic house museum.
Duties include: staffing USIS, answer visitor questions, school group tour guide, monitor building, monitor restrooms, minor maintenance and clean up, open and close building, collect fees, intermittent dock shifts, intermittent deck hand shifts, support emergency response.
Uniform required. Dorm housing available on island. Driver’s license optional.  Drug testing required if participating in the USCG deck handing program.
 
Maintenance Aide ($9.98-$12.37)
Work outside in a beautiful park making it even more beautiful for all the visitors!
Duties include: Clean restrooms across entire park, answer visitor questions, drive to work stations, clean campgrounds, trash pick up, light landscaping including mowing and weeds, assist Maintenance Worker I with complex projects including construction, plumbing, road work. 
Uniform required. Dorm housing available on island. Driver’s license required.  Drug testing required if participating in the USCG deck handing program.
 
Seasonal Lifeguard I ($13.90-$14.99)
Provide EMR support for recreational activities. Great training in diverse areas for park work!
Duties include: Integrate with dock aids, meet and greet visitors, orient and explain options and resources to visitors, check in campers, describe rules and regulations, collect fees, maintain restroom supplies and general cleanliness, patrol campgrounds, organize EMR supplies and maintain island readiness for EMR response, respond to medical emergencies across island, participate in deposits and ROCs with administrative assistant. Uniform required. Dorm housing available on island. Driver’s license required.  Drug testing required if participating in the USCG deck handing program.  
 
Maintenance Aide, Service Project Lead ($9.98-$12.37)
Work outside in a beautiful park making it even more beautiful for all the visitors!
Duties include: Organize and lead volunteer work projects across island.  Lead skilled and unskilled workers in projects including set up and take down, creating projects and coordinating with rest of staff.  When not involved with volunteer projects: Clean restrooms across entire park, answer visitor questions, drive to work stations, clean campgrounds, trash pick-up, light landscaping including mowing and weeds, assist Maintenance Worker I with complex projects including construction, plumbing, road work. 
Uniform required. Dorm housing available on island. Driver’s license required.  Drug testing required if participating in the USCG deck handing program.
 
HOW TO APPLY
Please complete a standard state application form (STD 678).  Download one here:
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=847
 
Please be sure to indicate on the application which jobs you would be interested in.
 
Mail to:
Angel Island State Park, seasonal hiring
POB 318
Tiburon, CA 94920
 
OR email to:
steve.schory@parks.ca.gov