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Coastal Zone Management Beach Cleaning Technician

Company: Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
Location: Galveston
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The Park Board of Trustees in Galveston, TX is looking to hire a full-time Coastal Zone Management Beach Cleaning Technician to assist in maintaining our beaches. Are you looking for a job to put your maintenance skills to good use? Would you like to work in the hospitality and tourism industry? Does working for a historic beach destination sound appealing to you? If so, please read on!This maintenance position earns a competitive wage of $14.95/hour. We provide exceptional benefits and perks, including strong health, dental, vision, and a 401(k) plan with a 5% employer match on a 3% employee contribution. We also offer hospitalization, STD, and LTD policies that are fully paid for by the employer. If this sounds like the right opportunity in tourism and hospitality for you, apply today!ABOUT VISIT GALVESTON AND THE PARK BOARD OF TRUSTEESIn 1963, the citizens of Galveston voted to create a specialized unit of government called the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston. The organization is responsible for overseeing Galveston's tourism efforts, Galveston Island Beach Patrol (GIPB) and Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The Park Board is funded primarily through Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) and beach user fees for the six parks that they manage. Tourism pays for tourism as no sales or property tax is collected by the Park Board. The nine-member board is comprised of volunteer residents with diverse business backgrounds. Each is required to serve at least two years and must also serve on one of the Park Board's advisory committees.We are on a mission to promote and support tourism on Galveston Island in order to foster an environment that establishes a great place to live, work, and visit. Our vision is to create it a tourist destination that promises an exciting variety of experiences and a high quality of life for residents.The island offers natural resources, attractions, events, and heritage that we wish to share with the residents and visitors alike. Our employees are dedicated to inviting all to come and experience the island that we care so much about. This is why we give back to our employees with exceptional benefits and schedule flexibility to maintain a healthy work-life balance. After all, our employees are the ones that keep the organization running and highlight all Galveston has to offer!A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT BEACH CLEANING TECHNICIANIn this maintenance position, you play a crucial role in maintaining our beaches to make the experience more enjoyable for residents and visitors. You drive and operate beach cleaning vehicles and remove debris from our beaches. After placing equipment in trailers or trucks, you ensure everything is secured correctly for transport to the warehouse. Using hand tools, you effectively complete all work tasks and rake the beaches when needed to maintain their appearance. Using a two-way radio, you keep up communication with supervisors and work closely with the parks, beach patrol, and other departments.In addition, you accurately complete written department forms. You provide labor for special events and promote good public relations through friendly and helpful communication with our visitors. Working effectively with other employees, you ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner and contribute to the successful operation of the park. You enjoy being part of a team and working with your hands every day, which makes you perfect for this maintenance position in tourism and hospitality!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT BEACH CLEANING TECHNICIANAt least 18 years of ageHolds a valid class C Texas driver's licenseCertified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) certification or ability to become certified (CTA training provided by the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees upon hire)Ability to drive vehicles in adverse weather conditionsAbility to perform physically demanding manual laborAbility to stand and walk for 8 hours a daySkilled at driving a 3/4 ton truck with or without manual transmissionBasic math skillsDo you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you able to remain calm in stressful situations? Do you work well with others? Are you reliable and responsible? If so, you might just be perfect for this maintenance position in tourism and hospitality!WORK SCHEDULEThis full-time beach cleaning technician position in maintenance works a rotating schedule depending on operational needs that include holidays, weekends, and special events in various weather conditions.READY TO JOIN OUR HOSPITALITY TEAM?We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this Coastal Zone Management Beach Cleaning Technician job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees, Galveston , Coastal Zone Management Beach Cleaning Technician, Executive , Galveston, Texas

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