Visitor Services Technician, Sylvan Lake State Park

Sylvan Lake State Park, CO

Job Title: Visitor Services Technician

Organization: Sylvan Lake State Park

Location: Sylvan Lake State Park, CO

Duties: Assures quality customer service and assistance to visitors. Daily interaction with park visitors requires effective communication and public relations skills. Specific Duties may include:

  • Staff the park entrance station and Visitor Center.
  • Provide information and assistance to visitors (distributes maps/ brochures, orients visitors to park facilities and amenities, promotes education programs, educates on State Park regulations, etc.)
  • Sell parks passes, permits, books, maps, clothing, firewood and other novelties
  • May sell gift certificates, search and rescue cards, boat, OHV and snowmobile registrations, fishing and hunting licenses
  • Operate a cash register.
  • Answering of telephones and transferring/taking messages.
  • Photo-copying and filing
  • Collects revenue, completes shift report and balances shift box at end of each shift.
  • May prepare campground reservations forms and documents.
  • May document and report visitor complaints.
  • May assist with all areas of park operations including maintenance and environmental education programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation (provide motor vehicle record upon hire)
  • May need to undergo criminal background investigation
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and varied shifts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel). Enter data into spreadsheets.
  • First Aid and CPR certification desired.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • May be required to work the entrance station for an 8 hour shift and take lunch in the station.

Salary/Pay: From $15.00 Per Hour

Housing Available: Individuals over 18, $40 per month

Start Date: April – May. This position is up to 40 hours per week and up to six months in duration. School schedules may be accommodated

How to Apply: Please contact:

Matt Westerberg or Abbe Batten