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Boathouse and Store Associate

Location: Hinckley Lake Boathouse
Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

The Boathouse and Store Associate assists in the operations of the boathouse and store, including sales of Cleveland Metroparks merchandise, products and services. This position requires strong customer service skills, a high level of energy, and a willingness to work indoors/outdoors in various climate conditions.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Retail experience highly preferred
  • Above average computer skills and Point-of-Sale experience preferred
  • Must be able to successfully pass a credit record and background check
  • Experience with operating small boats and engines highly preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Non-tobacco user highly preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including weekends, April to September
  • Possess a valid Ohio drivers license
  • Possess or obtain within 3 months of hire, a Ohio Boater Education Certificate


  • Operate gas/electric motor boat
  • Move watercraft (canoes, kayaks, rowboats, etc.)
  • Clean bait tanks
  • Perform retail sales of merchandise and services (equipment rentals)
  • Merchandise display
  • General housekeeping of store


  • 40 hours per week (Thru August)
  • Hours vary
  • Must be flexible to work weekends, holidays, early mornings or evenings.
  • $8.10 - $10.40 per hour

TO APPLY:  Submit a seasonal application to: 

Cleveland Metroparks

Department of Human Resources

4101 Fulton Parkway

Cleveland, OH 44144