Recreation Attendant (Seasonal/Beach)

Village of Saranac Lake

Title:                                 Recreation Attendant (Beach)

Department:                     William Wallace Memorial Beach

Location:                          Lake Colby Drive, Village of Saranac Lake

Jurisdictional Class:       Labor

Application deadline:     Open

Hourly Rate:                     $12.50/hour

Posting date:                    April 19, 2021

Residency:                       Residency is waived





Performs routine work in connection with the conduct of some activity or the care of a physical facility while in use. This is routine work performed under specific instructions, but with little direct supervision, concerned with the use of some physical facility or the conduct of some activity. This position involves responsibility of fees, the issuing and collection of equipment or supplies, the orderly conduct of participants and the maintenance of facilities. Persons employed in this title may also be involved in performing a variety of tasks at a municipal ski center such as operating ski lift, giving instructions in skiing, patrolling ski slopes and maintaining ski areas.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)


A.   Fills out membership or facility use cards;

B.   Maintains guest log and receives concessions for facility use;

C.   Greets and provides information to facility patrons;

D.   Maintains and prepares courts, fields, facilities, etc, by rolling, watering, brushings tapes, putting up nets, bases, marking courts, cleaning up, cutting grass, picking up rubbish, etc;

E.   Maintains order and enforces regulations;

F.    Cleans and maintains bathrooms, locker rooms, facilities, etc;

G.   Supervises use of tennis courts;

H.   Keeps records and makes reports to superiors;

I.     Assigns courts, cabins and other facilities;

J.    Issues equipment and baskets;

K.   Locks and unlocks doors, gates;

L.    Collects tickets and admission charges;

M.  Turns monies to proper authorities;

N.   Distributes refreshments;

O.   Assists in decoration of area or facility;

P.   Maintains, repairs, and paints equipment;

Q.   May assist with promotion of recreation facility, i.e. advertising, website.



A.   Ability to read and write, ability to keep records;

B.   Ability to give and enforce simple instructions;

C.   Ability to perform manual labor;

D.   Ability to get along with others.




None is required.




  1.  Please send a resume and application with references to:
    Village of Saranac Lake
    Attn: Payroll Department
    39 Main St., Suite 9
    Saranac Lake, NY 12983
  2. The Village will contact prospective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the office directly.


Date Posted: 04-20-2021

Expire Date: Open until filled

Contact Name: Lidia O'Kelly, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

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