• Big Prairie Township Parks OxBow and Big Bend

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    About Us

    Our Campgrounds are located on the back waters of Hardy Dam with 17 miles of waterway from Hardy Dam to Rogers Dam to go boating, fishing, and swimming. We have a 18 hole disc golf course at Big Bend.

    Jobs

    Office Personnel
    Category: Office
    We are looking for seasonal part time office workers. DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: ANSWERING THE PHONE – TAKING RESERVATIONS – DATA ENTRY IN THE COMPUTERS – COLLECTING MONIES – BALANCING END OF THE DAY PAPERWORK – MAKING PARK CHECKS, LOOKING FOR CAMPERS WHO CAME IN OVER NIGHT, MAKING SURE EVERYTHING LOOKS OKAY (NO DAMAGES TO TRAILERS) – LOOK FOR GRAY-WATER/BLACK-WATER VIOLATIONS (OPEN ...read more
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
    Cleaner/Groundskeeper
    Category: Entry Level
    This is a full time seasonal position. DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: CLEANING IN AND AROUND RESTROOMS, OUTHOUSES, SHOWERS (FULL SCRUB ON MONDAYS) – CLEANING THE GROUNDS WHICH INCLUDE GREENBELT, FIREPITS, CAMPSITES, PLAYGROUNDS, BEACH & BOAT LAUNCH – BRUSH & LEAF REMOVAL – MOWING, WEED TRIMMING AND  ANY OTHER TASKS ASSIGNED BY THE PARK OR MAINTENANCE MANAGERS.
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
    Maintenance
    Category: Entry Level
    This is a seasonal position that starts in March and goes through the fall. DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: REPAIRING AND INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES, TOILETS AND SOME ELECTRICAL – BRUSH & LEAF REMOVAL – BUILDING – INSTALLING/REPAIRING DOCKS AND CATWALKS – PAINTING – REPAIRING ROOFS AND ANY OTHER REPAIRS NEEDED TO BUILDINGS – MAINTAIN THE CARE OF PARK EQUIPMENT SUCH AS VEHICLES, ...read more
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
    Day Park Personnel
    Category: Entry Level
    This is a part time seasonal position that starts late May and ends early after Labor Day. WORKS AT OPERATORS VILLAGE PARK (OVP) AS SECURITY, CLEANER & GROUNDSKEEPER.  DUTIES INCLUDE CLEANING IN AND AROUND OUTHOUSES – CLEANING THE GROUNDS OF THE WHOLE PARK – MOWING -  WEEK TRIMMING - KEEPING THE GENERAL PEACE – ENFORCE THE RULES AND ANY OTHER TASKS ASSIGNED BY THE PARK OR MAINTENANCE MANAGER
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
    Security
    Category: Entry Level
    This is a seasonal position mostly for Friday & Saturday nights.  It begins Memorial Day weekend and ends the weekend after Labor Day. Job Description: 1. DO PARK CHECKS THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.  2. MAINTAIN THE PEACE. 3. ENFORCE THE RULES SUCH AS QUIET TIME, VISITING HOURS, ETC.   4. WORK AS A MEDIATOR TO SETTLE DISPUTES WHEN POSSIBLE AND TO NOTIFY POLICE     AND PARK MANAGER WHEN ISSUES CANNOT ...read more
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
    Camp Host
    Category: Sports and Recreation
    After hours monitor the gate and greet visitors.  Provide them with information needed.After campers check in take them to their site and remind them they need to leave a 2’ clearance around their site within their lot lines.After 1pm get a list of departures from the office and be sure site is vacated.Help office when busy by greeting visitors, selling passes and giving directions.Help with kids ...read more
    Contact: Teresa Ball
    Phone:(231) 856-4279
    Fax:(231) 856-0005
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