TRAVEL INFORMATION AIDE I - YOUGHIOGHENY OVERLOOK
WELCOME CENTER - CONTRACTUAL HOURLY
|COMM - Div of Tourism Film & Arts - Tourism Dev
|10/20/2023 3:00:00 PM
|12/18/2023 11:59:00 PM
The incumbent will work 40 hours bi-weekly (20 hours per week).
LOCATION OF POSITION
This position is located at
the Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center on I-68 in Friendsville, Maryland
21531 at Mile Marker #6 (Eastbound).
Main Purpose of Job
The Welcome Center is open daily, 7 days per week, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Applicants must possess:
Education: A high school diploma or a State GED certificate
Experience: Two (2) years of experience working in public information in a tourism-related industry (e.g., accommodations, campgrounds, travel development agency, information center, guide service, customer service, hospitality, etc.).
Candidates should be able to
relate to the public in a friendly and competent manner; and must be able to
interpret highway maps. Applicants must be able to work weekends since the
center is open 7 days per week, year-round. Knowledge of Maryland
history, geography and tourist attractions is required. Candidates must be
computer literate and also be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Applicants must be willing to accept part-time employment at 20 hours per week (40 hours bi-weekly)
Please read the job
announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants
must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the
list of people eligible for hire. Please make sure that you provide
sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the
qualifications for this recruitment.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.