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Portland General Electric Park Attendant in Estacada, Oregon

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven’t stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We’re always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

This is a temporary position that may last up to 6 months .

Imagine waking up each morning to the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The songbirds are your alarm clock, and the crisp, clean air is the first thing you breathe in. This is not a vacation - it's your job. In Oregon, the natural world is our backyard, and PGE is inviting you to make our parks your home for the summer.

Who We Are Looking For:

Have you ever wished to combine your love for the outdoors with your work? Do you have a knack for making guests feel welcome and cared for? If so, you might be the perfect fit for our team. We’re hiring Parks Attendants for the summer of 2024 to help us nurture the beauty and tranquility of our parks located in the Estacada area, Madras area, and the iconic Timothy Lake in Mt. Hood National Forest.

The Parks Attendants provide camp hosting and maintenance. These positions typically start in early May and run through September. The range is $20.95- $22.04 per hour and will be determined based on your experience and qualifications. There is also no fee for your site and the range of amenities varies per location.



  • Online reservation processing

  • Payment collections

  • Customer Service - Responds to questions from guests. Provides information on park facilities. Communicates rules and policies. Supports emergency responders as needed.

Camp Hosting:

  • Visitor Information and guidance

  • Customer Service – guest registration, responding to questions on site, supports emergency responders as needed

  • Fee Collections

  • Light janitorial and maintenance work

  • PGE Park rule enforcement


  • Turf Maintenance – Mowing, trimming and edging grass areas

  • Facility Maintenance – Garbage and litter removal, restroom cleaning, small repairs and pressure washing

  • Facility Repair – Minor repair of buildings, fences, kiosks, signs and other assigned duties



Requires high school diploma or successful completion of General Education Development (GED) test.


Typically, two or fewer years of experience in parks, hospitality, resource management or another related field.

Valid Driver’s License required.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies:

  • Basic knowledge of utility industry

  • Basic knowledge of worksite and local recreational opportunities

  • Basic knowledge of maintenance practices

  • Basic skills in use of maintenance and landscaping power tools

  • Basic skills in using computers and computer applications used in department

  • Basic ability to read, interpret and apply policies, procedures, and regulations

  • Basic skills in collaboration

  • Basic knowledge of requirements for documenting data and preparing written reports

General Competencies:

  • Intermediate customer focus skills

  • Basic analytical thinking skills

  • Basic decision-making skills

  • Basic interpersonal skills

  • Basic problem-solving skills

  • Basic diplomacy skills

  • Basic influence skills

Physical and Cognitive Demands

Cognitive Level: Basic competencies needed to use common sense to carry out simple or uninvolved instructions and pass initial screening.


  • Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines, and time-sensitive tasks

  • Ability to follow accuracy standards

  • Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks

  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment

  • Ability to communicate and problem solve when under stress

  • Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change

  • Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback

  • Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement

  • Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks

  • Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers, and others within the organization

  • Demonstrates sound memory

  • Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks


  • Ability to adhere to pre-established schedule, including start/stop time and break/lunch schedule [typically for nonexempt positions, although some exempt positions may have an established start/stop time]

  • Ability to work long hours [typically for exempt positions; if included in nonexempt positions, overtime applies]

  • Ability to work a variable schedule

  • Ability to report to work and perform work during periods of severe inclement weather

  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance

  • Ability to work shift schedule

Physical Capabilities

  • Driving/travel/commute: Daily within service territory - Frequently (at least once a week or more)

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling: Up to 10 lbs.

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling: Up to 50 lbs.

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling: More than 50 lbs.

  • Carrying: Up to 10 lbs.

  • Carrying: Up to 50 lbs.

  • Carrying: More than 50 lbs.

  • Unstable surfaces requiring balance:

  • Elevated areas (i.e., catwalks, roofs, and high buildings)

  • Walking distances and surfaces (long distances and over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces)

  • Ladders (over 10 rungs)

Environment - Outdoor:

  • Field

  • This position is a talent pipeline posting with a focus on our future needs rather than necessarily being an immediate hire. By applying to this position, you are expressing interest in future positions at PGE. All applications will be reviewed on a timely basis, and you may be asked to apply to a specific job posting when we have immediate needs.

*This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorships.

PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total rewards package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. To find out more, click here ( .

Join us today and power your potential!

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at .

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. Posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below. If no date is listed, job is open until filled.

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.