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Park Fee Collector

Recruitment #0319-TC9228-TM


This temporary recruitment is being conducted to fill several positions in the Parks and Recreation Division of General Services and to create a referral pool to fill future vacancies. This position performs fee collection and visitor service functions for park facilities. Candidates must be available to work weekends, holidays and various shifts. Hours of operation for the San Joaquin County Parks are Monday through Sunday, 8am to 8pm.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.



  • Conducts entrance station sales including collection of parking, pet, zoo admission, fishing, boating, and camping fees.
  • Provides information and directions to public; answers visitor questions.
  • Maintains daily records of visitor use; maintains and records cash sales; fills out incident and accident reports as needed.
  • Maintains entrance station kiosk with all supplies and equipment required; may perform basic housekeeping duties as required.
  • May operate paddle-boat rental facilities and perform related activities; may operate motor boats; may assist customers in boarding and exiting boats and fitting safety equipment.

    Please Note:  Any offers of employment are conditional on successfully passing a pre-employment DOJ Live Scan and pre-employment drug screening


    Note: Supplemental Application must be submitted with employment application.


    License:  Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.


    Experience:  Six months of paid experience in handling cash and making change. 



    Basic fee collection and accounting practices; basic mathematics and record keeping; basic principles and practices of public relations; basic principles and practices of inventory control.


    Understand and follow oral and written directions; deal effectively with the public; count money and make change accurately; maintain records; work independently; operate a calculator and a two-way radio; read and interpret park rules and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


    Mobility-Frequent walking, standing, bending/squatting and pushing pulling; occasional driving, sitting or standing for long periods; Lifting-Some assignments may require ability to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds; Vision-Frequent eye-hand coordination and good overall vision; occasional reading and close-up work, color/depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity-Frequent reaching, holding and gripping; occasional writing, repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing normal speech and talking in person; occasional talking on the telephone and/or radio; Emotional/Special Conditions-Constant public contact, decision making and concentration; frequent exposure to outdoor conditions and working weekends and/or irregular hours; occasional overtime.

    Selection Procedures

    Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination.  If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

    Testing Accommodation:  Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. 

    Physical Exam:  Some classifications require physical examinations.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination.  The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

    Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam:  Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen.  The County pays for the initial drug screen.


    Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:

    • They are related to the Appointing Authority, or

    • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other

    Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

    Proof of Eligibility:  If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.


    Apply Online:   

    By mail or in person:  

    San Joaquin County Human Resources

    44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

    Stockton, CA 95202                                  


    Office hours:               
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

    Phone:  (209) 468-3370 


    Job Line:

    For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

    When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

    San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:  San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to

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    San Joaquin County
    Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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