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BAAS04-08440-Office Assistant-Curt Gowdy State Park-Cheyenne

State of Wyoming


BAAS04-08440-Office Assistant-Curt Gowdy State Park-Cheyenne



BAAS04-08440-Office Assistant-Curt Gowdy State Park-Cheyenne


$12.60 - $15.75 Hourly


Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Part Time


024-St. Parks & Historic Sites - Curt Gowdy State Park

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Staff the Curt Gowdy State Park Visitor Center, providing excellent customer service, promoting Wyoming's natural resources and the State of Wyoming for its recreational and educational opportunities, and maintaining the indoor and outdoor facilities at the Visitor Center. This is a twenty (20) hour per week position. Please see the Notes section below for additional information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

+ Provide information on Wyoming's cultural and natural resources, recreational opportunities, and local, regional and statewide events.

+ Create a positive Wyoming experience to promote longer stays and repeat trips to our wonderful state.

+ Explain park regulations and policies.

+ Ensure visitors' needs are met.

+ Coordinate, schedule and train seasonal and volunteer workers.

+ Direct seasonal and volunteer workers in all aspects of cleaning and enhancing the Visitor Center, including public spaces, the showers, restrooms, and the conference room.

+ Responsible for the required bookkeeping and reporting of rental fees and reservations collected in the Visitor Center. This includes rental fees and/or reservations for Hynds Lodge, the Amphitheater, Camp Jack, group shelters, Archery Range, shower facilities, and the Visitor Center conference room.

+ Collect cash register receipts, credit card receipts, checks and cash from the fee booths at Crystal Reservoir, Granite Reservoir and the Curt Gowdy Visitor Center.

Complete all necessary reports to track, balance and report sales made by the fee collectors to the Headquarters office.

+ Sell overnight camping, day use, annual entrance, annual camping and ORV permits at the Visitor Center.

+ Complete all necessary forms to track, balance and report your own daily sales to Headquarters.

+ Order, display and sell merchandise at the Visitor Center.

+ Obtain the educational and vacation materials needed to distribute to visitors and residents about Wyoming. Stock and maintain the brochure rack.

+ Print and distribute reports from the campsite reservation system. Check-in visitors arriving with overnight reservations

+ Ensure park maintenance and law enforcement staff have the reservation information (names, arrival dates, departure dates) and report any discrepancies to park or law enforcement staff.

+ Communicate via phone, letter, fax or e-mail, fielding inquiries and or needs for Wyoming visitors, public events, government agencies, community services, museums, travel centers, WYDOT, etc.

+ Collect and sort incoming mail.



Preference may be given to applicants who have work experience in customer service and bookkeeping. Work experience in light cleaning is helpful, but not required.


+ Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.

+ Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles.

+ Skill in providing excellent customer service.

+ Knowledge of public facility cleaning products and procedures.

+ Knowledge of the park's trail system, amenities, campgrounds, boat ramps, features, shelters, popular visitor destinations, etc.



Associate's Degree (typically in Business)



Acquired knowledge at the level of an Office Assistant I


Education & Experience Substitution:

1-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Business Office Communications) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Office Assistant I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Necessary Special Requirements


+ Typically the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there will be some walking, standing, bending, carrying light items, light cleaning, and driving an automobile and working outside in all types of weather, etc.


+ FLSA: Non-exempt

+ All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

+ This is a part-time (20 hours per week) position. Should additional funds become available, the incumbent could work more than halftime on a funding dependent, limited basis.

+ Housing is not available.

Supplemental Information

024-State Parks & Cultural Resources - State Parks - Historic Sites & Trails Division - HR Contact - 307-777-7010

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

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