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MNRA Security

Rate of pay: $9.50/hour

Work location: Macbride Nature Recreation Area (2095 Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE Solon, IA 52333)

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such customer service experience, remaining calm in difficult situations, responsibility and accountability, and working with people from diverse backgrounds as well as part of a team.  Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

To monitor the Macbride Nature Recreation Area and enforce policies and rules. This position requires a mature individual with good communication, problem solving skills, and ability to work independently.  


  • Carries out proper security measures (accountability for building keys, money handling etc.)
  • Enforce policies and rules for the Macbride Nature Recreation Area
  • Collect money from campers that have not paid
  • Monitor the front gate after park closure
  • Responds to all emergencies while on duty (Accidents/Injuries, Inclement Weather, etc)
  • Contact proper authorities or personnel when required
  • Ensures outstanding customer service
  • Works cooperatively with other area of the department to achieve established goals
  • Promotes a safe, clean, functional and marketable facility
  • Performs other work as assigned


  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Training requirements

  • Criminal Background Check upon hire
  • Cash Handling training
  • Recreational Service Orientation

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