Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Hancock Park District. Whenever job opportunities become available, the employment ads, applications, and job descriptions are posted on this page.

Applications are currently being accepted for a part-time Park Maintenance Technician and a full-time Program Specialist.

 

PARK MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The Park Maintenance Technician (Grade 7—Permanent/Part-time) is responsible for maintaining grounds, facilities, buildings, vehicles, and equipment; planning, recommending, and implementing park improvement projects, and working independently or with full-time, part-time, and seasonal Park Operations Department staff and volunteers.

Qualifications include two years of relevant experience in the area of construction and hands-on maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities is preferred. Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications is preferred.  Communicate in a clear and professional manner both orally and in writing. Demonstrate high professional standards, a progressive park management mindset, and the willingness to accept new challenges, technologies, and opportunities.

This position pays $12,360.00 based on a maximum of 1,200 hours a year at $10.30 an hour. Work occurs predominantly on weekdays. Benefits include one paid personal day each year after six months of employment and a pension plan through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Applications along with a cover letter and résumé are required and must be mailed to or dropped off at Hancock Park District, 1424 East Main Cross Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM) or emailed to hpdparks@hancockparks.com or faxed to 419-423-5811. This position is open until filled.

Download the complete job description for PARK MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Download the employment application

 

PROGRAM SPECIALIST

The full-time Program Specialist is responsible for planning, developing, leading, and evaluating public programs, requested programs, school programs, and outreach programs, such as environmental education, living history, outdoor recreation, and general topics. The primary emphasis is on leading a variety of programs on a frequent basis throughout the year, developing new programs or variations of existing programs, coordinating special events, and taking care of live animals at the Richard S. “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center.

The minimum education requirements necessary to perform the essential duties of this position are typically acquired through a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Parks and Recreation, Natural Resource and Environmental Management, Biology, History or a related field with a minimum of two years of experience in program planning, development, and leadership. However, any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential duties of the position will be considered. The Program Specialist should possess the ability to operate proficiently with Microsoft Office, communicate in a clear and professional manner both orally and in writing, and demonstrate high professional standards, a progressive program management mindset, and a willingness to adapt to and accept new challenges, technologies, and opportunities. The Program Specialist should be able to demonstrate excellent presentation, customer service, and organizational skills along with the ability to teach to all ages and develop and maintain effective working relationships.

The position pays $25,459.20 based on 40 hours a week at $12.24 an hour. The Program Specialist works a maximum of 40 hours a week including occasional weeknights and weekends, while utilizing a flexible time arrangement to prevent overtime. Two paid 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute unpaid lunch break are available. Classification:  Grade 7 – Permanent/Full-time/Nonexempt. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave, one paid personal day each year after six months of employment, and a pension plan through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Applications along with a cover letter and résumé are required and must be mailed to or dropped off at Hancock Park District, 1424 East Main Cross Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM) or emailed to hpdparks@hancockparks.com or faxed to 419-423-5811 by Friday, November 15, 2019 at 4:30 PM.

Download the complete job description for PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Download the employment application

The Hancock Park District is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Hancock Parks
September 10, 2019

Now Hiring

Hancock Parks
August 13, 2019

Educational Programs School Year 2019-2020

Hancock Parks
December 5, 2019

24th Annual Photo Contest Winners

Hancock Parks
November 28, 2018

Project FeederWatch

Hancock Parks
July 9, 2019

Discover the Heritage Trail

Hancock Parks
October 28, 2019

Apple Pie Contest Winner