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Blackberry Farm: Park Manager PROMOTIONAL ONLY
Type: Temporary
Salary/Pay Rate: Starting pay rate: $18.00 per hour
Posted Date: 2/7/2017
Deadline to Apply: 4/19/2017
City of Cupertino Summer Employment Opportunity

Blackberry Farm: Park Manager PROMOTIONAL ONLY 

Promotional Only - open to current City of Cupertino employees in good standing only. 
The City of Cupertino Recreation and Community Services Department has summer job opportunities at Blackberry Farm for current internal City of Cupertino employees in good standing.

POSITION: Park Manager (approximately 30 to 39 hours per week)


DEFINITION: Park Managers assist the Recreation Coordinator with the day-to-day supervision of the Customer Service Attendants and the picnic/cafe facilities. The position requires familiarity with Blackberry Farm cash handling procedures, efficiency in CLASS, knowledge of proper food handling practices, exceptional customer service, and the ability to lead a team. This is a non-benefited, part-time position limited to no more than 995 hours per fiscal year.

  • Park Managers are responsible for daily tasks such as taking picnic site reservations, managing team of Customer Service Attendants, dealing with customer service issues, and maintaining a clean and safe facility 
  • Plans and leads in-service training as well as bi-weekly meetings/trainings
  • Schedules Customer Service Attendants
  • Prepares daily deposits and financial reports 
  • Manages all birthday party and catering packages
  • Helps with the execution of a variety of special events including 4th of July 
  • Sets a good example by presenting a professional appearance and attitude at all times 
  • Maintains a high level of customer service 
  • This is a seasonal (April-September) position
  • Must possess current Red Cross CPR/First Aid certifications
  • Must successfully complete ServSafe online food safety course prior to start date 
  • Must have at least 3 seasons (or 500 hours) of recent paid customer service/food service experience, and two years (60 semester units) of college coursework 
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old 
  • Must be responsible, alert, courteous, and punctual 
  • Must be able to communicate with peers, supervisors, and patrons 
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings 
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to and from work
HOW TO APPLY: Apply online via CalOpps. Hardcopy application forms will also be accepted, and must be typewritten or handwritten in black ink. Application forms may be picked up at and returned to the following offices:

Cupertino Recreation and Community Services Department, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino, CA 95014
Cupertino City Hall, Human Resources Division, 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Applicants will be screened by: A) a review of their written application; B) an oral interview/assessment; C) state law requires that if your position will bring you into contact with minors (i.e., those under 18), you must complete a fingerprint criminal history records check; and D) successful applicants will need to show proof of a current T.B. test.

The City of Cupertino is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of a person's race, religion, color, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics, and physical or mental disability. Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process, should advise City of Cupertino Human Resources upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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