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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Hiring Park Hosts

Seeking outgoing, dependable, hard-working people-oriented individuals who are flexible, have strong communication skills, are able to work as part of a team, and love working with youth, teens, and families!
 Seeking staff available to work June-September and/or May-August. 

Job Description - Recreation Support - Customer Service Park Host

  • Act as an ambassador Director Park and Holladay Park, actively engaging, interacting, and leading activities to the public.
  • Provide extensive customer service to all park visitors, including families, youth, teens, adults, and seniors.
  • Support on-site needs of park classes, rentals, and events including setting up and taking down equipment, assisting instructors, and preparing activity areas.
  • Promote programs to park visitors, neighbors, and the community.
  • Educate and enforce park rules, assist rentals, and respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • Park Hosts will work at Director Park in downtown Portland, Holladay Park in inner NE Portland, and Gateway Discovery Park in East Portland.
  • Able to be self-directed and follow direction.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.