CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
Responsible for assisting patrons and monitoring activity areas within the
Arboretum facility. Enforces rules and regulations; checks-in patrons, collect monies; sets-up and
arranges rooms; and performs light custodial duties.
Assists in the daily operation of Arboretum's LongHouse. Supports Operation Supervisor and Event
Supervisor to cover 7 day operations. Hours may fluctuate based on business needs, however schedule
may be assigned from8:00am to 12:00am.
Sets-up and arranges rooms/and or event spaces for meetings and other functions. Ensures that the
room is clean and properly prepared prior to and at the conclusion of all meetings. Distributes
equipment and ensures proper use and return of equipment. May operate and maintain a variety of
audio-visual and operational equipment. Assists event planning team in the setup and delivery of
events on Arboretum grounds.
May be assigned to deliver operational programming on the facility such as tours, train garden
operations, greeter to the public, cafe/gift/concessionary shop sales, etc.
Effectively assist and communicate appropriately with facility users, maintain good customer relations,
and respond appropriately to unexpected situations that may arise. Follow established facility use
guidelines, policies and procedures. Provides operational support for events, classes, and programs,
including, but not limited to, set-up and tear-down of tables, chairs, equipment, and supplies.
May performs light custodial duties, sweeping, glass cleaning, mopping, picking-up trash, etc.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and
tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with
subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom
interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals. There may be other duties as assigned
by the supervisor.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but
not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time;
and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
The above duties and responsibilities include those tasks, physical and mental requirements, visual
requirements, unique physical surroundings and mental/cognitive requirements listed in the Position
Description Questionnaire and Task Analysis Worksheet.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent
License to drive a motor vehicle
One year working in a fast paced, customer service environment.
Attention to detail.
Basic math skills.
Human Relations/Interpersonal skills.
Time management skills.
Oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Diplomacy and judgment.
Ability to recognize and protect confidential information.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to carry out assignments through written and oral instructions.
Ability to work in an environment with many distractions and interruptions.
Alpha and numeric recognition.
Ability to operate power and/or hand tools
Ability to make and receive phone calls.
Ability to operate office equipment such as copy machine, calculator, register, printer, and computer.
Ability to push/pull up to 50 lbs.
Hand and eye coordination adequate to input computer
Ability to lift 30 pounds and transport 20 feet.
Ability to reach, stand, lift, crawl, bend, stoop, push, pull, and walk.
Ability to work both indoors and outdoors in variety of weather conditions
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work
performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a
comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees
assigned to this job.