Baylands Park Gatehouse Attendant Job at Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, California

Baylands Park Gatehouse Attendant

City of Sunnyvale , California

Job Information 


Library and Recreation Services

Entry Level


$17.10 - $20.80 Hourly

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive




(Recreation Assistant -Job code 9325)

Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). 


The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in part time employment to provide temporary administrative/cash handling support at Baylands Park Gatehouse.


Essential Job Functions

May include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Collect vehicle entry fee at Baylands Gatehouse

  • Sell, log and distribute Season Passes

  • Perform general housekeeping inside gatehouse

  • Reconcile and prepare deposits at end of each day

  • General customer service.



Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper, books and documents weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Prior cash handling and customer service experience desired
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be available to work 8 hour shifts on weekdays and weekends


 Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.


Application and Selection Process

If you are interested in these opportunities, please submit a City of Sunnyvale Employment Application, and response to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position.

 City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions.  Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at, click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.


 Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further screening, which may include interviews, and interactive assessment exercises. There are a limited number of positions, and this job posting may close without notice.  Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers.

 Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test, and to random drug and alcohol testing.

 For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Youth and Teens work group at 408-730-7350 or email: For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email:

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

 The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.


456 W Olive Ave

Sunnyvale, CA 94085