Golf Course Ranger Job Description Sample
Golf Club Starter & Ranger
Promote all areas of golf at Duke Golf Club, making every effort to ensure that individuals enjoy their golfing experience. Direct the flow of play and assist as necessary to ensure golfers progress through their rounds in a timely and appropriate manner. Positions are seasonal based on operation of Golf Club.
Direct the flow of play, politely moving along slow groups, to ensure and 18-hole round is completed within established time frames; monitor play by riding the golf course in the opposite direction from play, being mindful not to interfere or disturb players when they are about to play a shot; record the number of players and golf car usage. Inform players of golf course rules and/or special instructions for that day in accordance with established policies and procedures; remind players of rules if they appear to be in violation.
Assist players in any way that might be deemed helpful to speed play, such as finding lost balls.
Help keep the golf course attractive, neat and clean by monitoring waste disposal. Assist in conducting tournaments held at the golf course as needed.
Check all players for cash register receipts prior to their teeing off.
Assist all pro shop personnel throughout shift as instructed.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation/Training
Work requires the ability to understand and follow instructions normally acquired through a partial high school education.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires the ability to understand and follow instructionsnormally acquired through a partial high school education.
None required.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Park Ranger Assistant
This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
10/10/18, 11/07/18, 12/05/18, 1/9/19, 2/6/19, 3/6/19, 4/10/19, 5/8/19, 6/5/19
Under general supervision, the Park Ranger Assistant provides assistance and support services to the County Regional Parks System including fee collection, visitor services, resource and wildlife protection, safety enforcement, pollution control, habitat improvement, public relations, and related duties.
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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and practices of natural resource management and conservation and park operations
Principles and practices of customer service
Operation of modern office equipment
Read and understand departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances and general literature pertaining to the County park system
Learn safe and proper operation and maintenance of tools and equipment used in park maintenance
Learn to operate a two-way radio
Learn fee collection practices
Learn first aid techniques
Understand and follow written and oral direction
Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test.
Six months (1040 hours) of full-time paid or volunteer experience in a park-setting providing a) visitor services and/or b) performing grounds maintenance and repair work.
Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.
Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.
The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.
License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Positions in this class require the incumbents to:
Walk and stand for long periods of time
Perform physical labor such as lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling heavy objects such as trashcans, gates, and vehicle control devices
Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to:
Work various shifts to provide 24-7 coverage, including nights, weekends and holidays
Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather
Work around dust, dirt, noise, and odors
The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
For information regarding County jobs:
Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day.
Park Ranger Supervisor (Supervisor I - E)
Portland Parks and Recreation Rangers serve as goodwill ambassadors and provide a positive presence in Portland Parks and park facilities. Rangers serve multiple roles by providing information, helping solve park user conflicts, and enforcing City Code. The Ranger Supervisor supports the work of rangers via training, community outreach, data and deployment management. This supervisory position is responsible for a team of Park Rangers. The supervisor must be able to work under limited direction and make daily decisions related to security, safety and service related program issues in Portland Parks. The supervisor must be a skilled problem solver with background in conflict management, public safety, and community outreach.
An ideal candidate is someone who cares about parks, nature and people; has a background in parks and public safety; and is inclusive and culturally competent. The supervisor provides leadership to multiple staff, community groups, and PP&R stakeholders, as such must be able to lead by example, be accountable, transparent, compassionate and service-oriented.
The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 620,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. Portland Parks & Recreation values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. PP&R encourages candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak more than one language to include that information in your resume.
The City is offering an optional information meeting for this recruitment. Please see the Additional Information section below for details.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland also participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.
Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their responses to the supplemental questions and résumé how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:
Experience applying supervisory principles and practices, including training, work evaluation and providing leadership and work with staff, volunteers and contractors to create a high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the City's and bureau's mission, objectives and service expectations.
Experience and ability to understand, follow and issue written and oral instructions while applying City policies and procedures related to Parks security efforts/matters.
Experience applying practical judgment, critical reasoning to enforcement and information-gathering situations, and communicating effectively including preparing clear and concise reports.
Experience and ability to train staff, directing and tracking ranger resources and data, investigating complaints, and coordinating inventories, vehicles, uniforms, and supplies.
Experience developing and maintaining positive working relationship.
Experience maintaining accurate records.
Applicants must also possess:
- Ability to obtain State of Oregon certification as an unarmed security officer within 60 days of hire.
- A valid state's driver's license and acceptable driving record at the time of appointment.
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from high school, or G.E.D. equivalent, supplemented by college-level course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, public or business administration, or a closely related field; and three years of Park Ranger or other law enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Some positions may require those placed on the eligible list to complete and sign a criminal background statement before being considered for employment.
Recruitment Activity Schedule:
- Job Posting: 1/14/2019 – 1/28/2019
- Applications Reviewed: 1/29/2019 – 2/4/2019
- Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 2/4/2019
- 1st Round of Interviews: Mid-February 2019
- 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): late February 2019
- Job Offer: Early March 2019
- Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Additional Information
Applicants must submit a professional résumé online, as well as answer the supplemental questions specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your résumé and answers to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
Your answers to each supplemental question should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications. You may want to prepare your answers offline and then cut and paste into the text box provided.
Your résumé should support the details described in your answers to the supplemental questions
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to your supplemental questions and résumé any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Your résumé should be no more than a total of two (2) pages. Do not attach materials not requested.
All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration Letter Stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.
Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment.
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.
Tamara Larison, Sr. Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION
To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session(s) that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional session below:
1001 SW 5th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Park Ranger (Hourly)
Description and Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
To patrol assigned areas and enforce park rules and regulations; to provide direct assistance to park patrons; to perform routine park maintenance tasks; and to perform related duties as assigned.
NOTE: This recruitment is for a part-time, non-benefited position limited to 919 hours of employment in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) with an average of less than 30 service hours per work week.
Unclassified hourly employees are paid on an hourly or per diem basis and shall not be eligible for benefits nor be subject to Civil Service Rules. Although hourly employees are at-will, they are still subject to all other City policies and procedures.
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: monitor assigned areas for overall public safety; identify hazards to patrons; observe patrons to ensure compliance with park safety rules and regulations; issue parking citations; provide direct assistance to park patrons for deposit reimbursement and posting of reserved parks and shelters; direct patrons to picnic areas and other park locations; direct traffic to available parking lots; patrol and lock down park areas after hours; administer first aid; assist with emergency situations where indicated; update daily activity logbook and write incident reports; perform routine maintenance and repair of park facilities; clean and maintain park shelters, restrooms, fields and picnic grounds; collect rubbish and empty trash receptacles; ensure that facilities are appropriately supplied; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and/or experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be one year of experience in related employment with heavy public contact and training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
Courses in conflict resolution or other related areas are highly desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. American Red Cross certifications in CPR and First Aid must be attained within three months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: principles of good customer service; first aid and CPR; park cleaning and maintenance practices and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; computer equipment and software applications related to assignment. Ability to: read, interpret and write reports; respond to the public using tact and diplomacy; effectively communicate park policies to patrons and resolve park issues; determine patron parking violations and issue parking citations; report inappropriate behavior to the proper authorities; operate and drive a City vehicle; work as a team member in a challenging changing environment; use various tools to complete maintenance and repairs to park facilities; work night shifts, weekends and holidays; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
On a continuous basis, stand, bend, crouch, stoop, or walk for prolonged periods of time, sometimes on uneven and slippery terrain; lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds; use hands and fingers to grasp tools; make repetitive hand and body motions; twist and reach below and above shoulder; drive a City vehicle to various worksites; verbal ability to communicate in person; use a two-way radio and telephone; see in the normal vision range with or without correction; hear in the normal range with or without correction. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors with exposure to wet, cold, windy, hot and/or humid conditions when performing duties outdoors.
Recruitment No. 18743412H
To be considered, applicants must submit a City Application and the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process.
All notices will be sent via e-mail. If e-mail address is unavailable, notifications will be sent via standard U.S. mail.
The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.
Candidates must speak fluent English. Candidates who are fluent in English and Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Hmong, Cambodian, or Samoan are highly desirable.
Under general supervision, performs guard and patrol duty on an assigned shift to safeguard persons and property in City-owned facilities and areas while carrying a firearm.
Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To
Patrols assigned stations or areas on foot and/or by vehicle to protect property against vandalism, unlawful entry, theft, fire and other dangers to enforce ordinances and regulations pertaining to use of public facilities, and to maintain order for the protection and safety of visitors, patrons, employees and others. Maintains order and enforces park rules and other laws by taking actions ranging from counseling, warning, issuing citations, or arresting persons whose behavior harasses or endangers others, disturbs the peace, or threatens damage to property.
Provides information and assistance to the public, including answering questions regarding programs and services, directing persons to specific facilities and events, searching for lost children and administering first-aid assistance in emergency situations. Regulates traffic, enforces parking and other municipal regulations pertaining to public use facilities and areas, and issues notices of violation. Reports fires and performs emergency firefighting and/or rescue duties until arrival of fire department units.
Maintains logs of patrol activities and prepares written reports of incidents, accidents or other occurrences. May be assigned to serve in a lead-supervisory capacity over a departmental unit of security guards. Performs other functions as assigned.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work of this class involves responsible public contact, occasionally in emotionally tense situations, requiring maturity, an above-average degree of tact and responsiveness, and the use of considerable personal judgment in safeguarding public property and assisting and protecting visitors, patrons and employees at public use facilities and areas while carrying a firearm. In the enforcement of rules of conduct, incumbents must exhibit skill in identifying behavior potentially dangerous to others or destructive of property.
Incumbents must exercise careful judgment in distinguishing between circumstances in which counseling and warning will serve to maintain order and those in which the powers of ejection, detention or arrest must be applied to prevent injury to others or damage to property.
Incumbents are not sworn police officers, but are limited function peace officers while on duty and for the purpose of performing their primary function.
One year of experience involving extensive public contact in security, military police, probation, correctional or related work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below:
Knowledge of: the methods, techniques, practices and procedures involved in safeguarding property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; and all related laws, rules, regulations, investigation and enforcement procedures and legal requirements.
Ability to: learn and interpret various laws and regulations, investigation and enforcement procedures, and report-writing requirements; obtain information through interview and observation; analyze situations quickly and objectively; cope with emotionally tense situations; control unruly or hostile individuals whose behavior threatens the peaceful pursuits or safety of others; express ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing; keep records and prepare reports; and develop skill in the operation of radio receiving and transmitting equipment.
Skill in: identifying behavior potentially dangerous to others or destructive to property.
Additionally, all candidates must:
Be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Be at least 20.5 years of age at time of application.
Be a high school graduate; or have passed the G.E.D. test; or have passed the CA High School Proficiency exam; or have attained a 2-year, 4-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
Possess and retain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of continued employment.
Be free of any felony conviction or certain misdemeanor convictions that are disqualifying
Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
Be found free from any physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer.
Must possess a high school diploma or acceptable educational equivalent, must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment, and must be of good moral character and sound psychological capabilities as determined by an extensive background investigation and psychological screening performed by the Santa Ana Police Department.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License; willingness to work any shift, rotating work schedules, or irregular duty assignments; satisfactory record as a law-abiding citizen; and a state of health and physical condition necessary to satisfactorily and safely perform assigned duties.
NOTE: Some recruitments may require bilingual capability in English and one other language as an added minimum qualification for some positions.
Upon selection, successful candidates must complete a law enforcement training program approved by the Chief of Police, an in-house training program, and must obtain and retain PC 832 Arrest and Firearms Course certification.
Successful performers possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds. These employees demonstrate a genuine concern for the safety of park visitors and the public's enjoyment of recreational facilities.
They perform duties while carrying a firearm. They are calm, alert individuals who quickly and logically evaluate situations and act as necessary.
All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form and supplemental questionnaire online. Resumes/faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of application.
To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide.
If you pass the initial application, supplemental questionnaire, and background screenings, and possess the most pertinent qualifications, in order to be placed on the eligible list, you must pass each of the following components (except the bilingual fluency exam):
Please note, all dates listed below are subject to change depending on organizational needs.
1.WRITTEN EXAMINATION: (qualifying) this written examination is designed to measure skills associated with reading and writing: clarity, vocabulary, spelling, and reading comprehension (there is no Math section). A video simulation portion may also be included.
The next three selection components (Physical Agility Exam, Oral Interview Examination and Background Orientation) are all consolidated in one full day of testing. Further details will be provided at the written exam.
2.PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019 AT 7:00 A.M.: (qualifying) will evaluate each applicants physical strength, agility and endurance in the following timed components:
- 1.5 MILE RUN The 1.5 mile run must be completed within 14 minutes to pass the City of Santa Ana physical agility test.
- 500 YARD RUN Run 500 yards
- SOLID FENCE CLIMB Run 5 yards to a 6-foot solid fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards
- CHAIN LINK FENCE Run 5 yards to a 6-foot chain link fence, climb over fence, and continue running another 25 yards
- OBSTACLE COURSE/AGILITY RUN Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb-height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle
- BODY DRAG Lift and drag 165 pound lifelike dummy 32 feet
Each of the above 5 events are timed. Candidate's performance times are converted to points and summed. Candidates must successfully complete the 1.5 mile run AND accumulate a minimum total score of 384 points in the remaining five events to pass the physical agility test.
3.ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019 AT 7:00 A.M.: (weight of 50%) will evaluate experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination.
4.BACKGROUND ORIENTATION: (qualifying) prepare personal statement, receive background packet, meet with background investigator.
5.BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: (qualifying) candidates will be investigated regarding employment, neighborhood conduct, references, financial stability, criminal history, driving history, educational history, and other related factors.
6.BACKGROUND ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION: (weight of 50%) will evaluate each candidate's background, experience, training and personal qualifications for the position. Candidates need a score of 70% or higher to pass this examination.
7.POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION: (qualifying) candidates will take a polygraph examination designed to determine the truthfulness of the candidate's responses about his/her qualifications and suitability as a Park Ranger.
8.PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION: (qualifying) candidates will be interviewed by a licensed psychologist to assess the candidate's behavior and character to determine if an individual is at significant risk for employment problems as a Park Ranger.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, a medical examination will also be conducted.
The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation.
Seasonal Park Ranger
Summary of Job Duties
This is a front-line, customer-focused position responsible for customer service, public safety, natural resource education and Aurora Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) rules and regulations education and compliance for the purpose of protecting and preserving natural resources, sites, and structures throughout the PROS system including reservoirs, trails, open space and developed parks.
At the City of Aurora we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity and Respect and we welcome all who share those values to apply.
This is a contingent position that does not provide benefits.
There are both Seasonal Part-Time and Seasonal Full-Time positions available.
Seasonal Part Time: less than 30 hours per week for approximately 8-9 months Feb1st-
Seasonal Full Time: 40 hours per week for 6 months May 1st- October 31st
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Seasonal Park Rangers serve PROS customers and Aurora residents by:
Performing daily operational requirements at assigned sites, which may include opening and closing facilities, securing buildings, cash handling, cash register operation, preparing revenue reports, maintenance operations, traffic control, Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) boat inspections and activity/patrol reporting following established policies and procedures.
Willing to relate in a positive way to the public while explaining park rules and regulations, state boating and wildlife regulations and city ordinances.
Provide information and directions to the public.
Investigate and resolve visitor complaints
Ensure public safety and the enjoyment of park areas through positive visitor contacts.
Perform rescue and/or first aid/CPR services to the public.
Perform patrol in assigned location(s) by foot, by vehicle, ATV, mountain bike, other off road transportation, and by boat.
Communicate effectively and coherently over ranger and emergency radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.
Contacting customers or Aurora residents for violations of Aurora PROS rules and regulations when necessary. This may include investigating violations, issuing summonses - report writing and appearing in court.
Ability to issue summonses will be based upon a successful and demonstrated completion of specific training in this area as determined by a supervising ranger.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: College coursework and/or a BS/BA degree in Ecology, Biology, Fishery Management, or related degree is preferred. Preferred education and/or experience in customer service, natural resources, recreation, wildlife, fisheries, ecology, and experience making contacts regarding rules and regulations, motor boat operation and emergency medical response experience is desired.
Abilities: Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision outdoors under adverse weather conditions and work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to take on multiple assignments/tasks and remain professional with the public in sometimes difficult situations.
Excellent customer service and people skills are essential. Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, basic Microsoft Office programs functions and cash handling are necessary in order to complete the position as well.
Licenses, Certificates and Equipment Required:
Motor Vehicle Record/License: Must provide a valid motor vehicle license and a current motor vehicle record (less than one week old) with an acceptable driving record.
Uniform items: Uniform shirts will be provided. Seasonal Rangers are responsible for providing their own black work boots and approved uniform pants (olive drab work pants).
CPR/First Aid Certification: Previous or existing certifications desired, but not a must. Site-specific certification training is provided as part of seasonal ranger training.
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Physical Demands: Heavy physical work which requires the ability to lift up to 100 pounds with or without assistance, to handle emergency rescue operations; frequently lifting objects weighing 50 pounds with or without assistance. Considerable walking and standing on all types of terrain. Frequent performance of activities requiring a large amount of body movement including: bending, pushing, pulling, and climbing; considerable hand/eye coordination to operate power tools.
Work Environment: Frequently working outdoors with exposure to varying types of weather, dust, fumes.
Equipment Used: Operates a city owned motor vehicle, all terrain vehicle, power boat, and power tools.
For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.
Park Ranger I
This is the trainee level class in the Park Ranger series. Incumbents receive on the job and classroom training in law enforcement related duties, protection of life and property, development of interpretive programs, and improvement and protection of natural resources. Upon hire, incumbents are sent to the Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy in Santa Rosa, with pay and housing provided. In addition, Santa Clara County offers unique and competitive perks, including a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth.
In order to qualify for the Park Ranger position, applicants MUST possess a current California Penal Code Section 832 Powers of Arrest Certificate at the time of application. Obtaining this certification requires completion of a 40 hour course of instruction, and courses are held at various locations in California. This recruitment closes on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. To find available courses that can be taken prior to the recruitment closing, please use the following link: https://catalog.post.ca.gov/SearchResult.aspx?crs_no=80102&crs_title=PC+832+ARREST&pageId=10
Please note, these courses fill up quickly and some of them already have wait lists, so it is recommended to sign up as soon as possible.
This position also requires a swim certificate at the time of application. To obtain a swim certification, make an appointment with any pool manager, lifeguard, or coach. Tell them you need them to witness you swim 100 yards unassisted, within five minutes. They will then need to write a statement on their organization letterhead, including your name, and their printed name and signature, confirming that you have completed the task. This document will serve as your swim certificate.
Under close supervision, learns the principles and techniques of assisting and protecting the public in the use of County park and recreation facilities and participates in the improvement, maintenance and protection of an assigned area.
In a trainee capacity, assists in law enforcement and public safety duties;
Patrols County parks by car, bike, boat, on foot, on horse, or motorcycle to prevent and discover the commission of crime;
Preserves law and order within an assigned park or recreational area;
Learns how to conduct initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting crime scenes, and gathering/preserving evidence;
Issues warnings and citations under appropriate laws or ordinances;
May make court appearances;
Greets park visitors, provides information; directs them to specific areas and provides aid in emergencies;
Rescues and provides aid to stranded and/or injured park visitors;
Checks for hazards or potential hazards to provide for the safety of the public and fellow employees;
Plans, prepares, markets and presents public interpretive programs, including natural and historical features of park areas, to a variety of audiences;
Plans and participates in group tours and special programs;
May collect and account for fees;
Assists in the design and production of various interpretive media;
May assist in developing publication materials;
Conducts searches and analysis of various forms of information to determine the status of park biological information;
Maintains records and prepares reports;
May supervise wards of the court and volunteers in special maintenance or resource management projects;
Assists in general field survey work of natural resources, which may involve fisheries, wildlife, botanical, and/or wetland resources;
May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
Performs related work as required.
Sufficient education, training and experience, which demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities.
The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a two (2) year degree from an accredited college. Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college is desirable.
It is expected that a Park Ranger I will promote to Park Ranger II upon successful completion of all Park Ranger II qualifications and in-house training. A Park Ranger I that is not promoted within two (2) years of appointment must vacate his/her position.
Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.
Possession of, or ability to obtain an American Red Cross Emergency Response card or equivalent before completion of the probationary period;
Possession of, or ability to obtain a CPR for the professional rescuer card before completion of the probationary period;
Possession of current California Penal Code Section 832 Powers of Arrest certificate.
Eligibility for appointment as a peace officer as provided in Sections 1029, 1030 and 1031 of the California Government Code. This requires that candidates:
Must not have been convicted of a felony or equivalent offense as outlined in California Government Code Section 1029;
Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship;
Must be at least 18 years of age as outlined in California Government Code Section 1030;
Must be free from physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect exercise of peace officer powers as determined by a licensed examining authority in accordance with California Government Code Section 1031;
Must pass a background investigation conducted in compliance with the California Government Code Section 1031;
The ability to swim one hundred (100) yards within five (5) minutes (verification) from a certified swim instructor issued within the last twelve (12) months);
Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.
Principles and practices of first aid and safety;
Record keeping and report writing;
Customer service principles;
Operation of communication equipment such as two-way radios, pagers and cell phones;
Computer applications such as email, word processing, and internet.
Work irregular work hours including weekends and holidays;
Wear and maintain peace officer protective equipment;
Protect and maintain natural resources;
Perform initial fire assessment and response duties;
Complete department approved Park Ranger Academy;
Complete department approved Field Training Program;
Read, interpret and enforce appropriate laws and regulations;
Plan, prepare and present historical and natural science interpretive programs;
Maintain records and prepare clear, complete, and concise reports;
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
Speak and write effectively and clearly;
Perform calmly and exercise sound judgment in stressful or emergency situations;
De-escalate hostile and aggressive behavior and handle sensitive or tense situations with tact and diplomacy;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted through the course of work;
Provide effective customer service;
Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility.
Road Ranger (Vehicle Maintenance/Roadside Assistance) - (Ah10658)
Position is Open Until Filled
Please note that only complete applications will be considered. When you apply for open positions, you must complete the work history section by including all information from your last three (3) employers (to include ten (10) years of verifiable work history). Work history must be complete with addresses, phone numbers and dates along with detailed work duties (do not write "see resume"). Please refer to the "How to Apply" instructions on our website:
Description of Work
This position will be responsible for providing assistance to stranded motorists. Assistance may include, but is not limited to, changing flats, jump-starting batteries, clearing disabled vehicles from travel lanes, removing minor non-hazardous spills and debris from traffic lanes. Provide first hand information to law enforcement agencies on fatalities, damage, and spills from traffic lanes.
The Road Ranger Program is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and State Farm Insurance.
Our vision is to be recognized as a world-class leader for providing and coordinating a full array of mobility and community services. LYNX mission is to link our community by providing quality mobility options with innovation, integrity and teamwork.
LYNX Ambassadors (our employees) are committed to the LYNX Service Philosophy: “We enhance people’s lives everyday through passion, pride and performance.”
In order to achieve our organizational goals in support of our mission, LYNX Ambassadors are held accountable for service excellence by continuously practicing and demonstrating the following service standards:
Safety – Safety is everyone’s business and our first priority here at LYNX.
Courtesy – We present ourselves in a professional manner and treat everyone with the utmost respect.
Efficiency – We take pride in knowing our jobs and doing things right the first time.
Cleanliness – We take pride in our personal appearance and work environment.
Because LYNX provides the community with much needed public transportation, it is important for us to resume our services as quickly and as safely as possible in the event of any natural, technological, or human-caused emergency or disaster. Therefore, all employees are considered mission critical members of LYNX’ emergency preparation and response efforts during an emergency or disaster and as such, may be asked to work during these emergencies or disasters.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides minor mechanical assistance to stranded motorists.
Performs assistance such as changing flats, jump starting batteries, clearing disabled vehicles from travel lanes, removing minor non-hazardous spills and debris from travel lanes, etc.
Interacts with general public providing assistance and information.
Interacts with law enforcement agencies on fatalities, damage, spills, etc.
Documents activities per department requirements.
Abides by FDOT contract responsibilities.
Operates state law enforcement radio system.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Knowledge of diagnostic and troubleshooting techniques on all types of vehicles.
Skills in operating basic shop equipment and tools.
Skills in interpersonal communication.
Ability to efficiently perform work on vehicles in all weather conditions with all types of problems, in a fast-paced working environment.
Ability to project a positive LYNX attitude.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work with Law Enforcement Agencies, Inventory Control Clerks and First Responders to traffic incidents.
Ability to bend, stoop, walk, stretch, kneel, and lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen.
Ability to work in and around busy roadways and in varying weather conditions.
Ability to work with commercial cleaners and toxic materials.
Ability to provide own tools.
Ability to obtain a Florida CDL permit, Class “B” with airbrakes and a passenger endorsement prior to hire. Must be able to pass road test and pre-trip inspection to acquire CDL license, Class “B” with airbrakes and passenger endorsement by the end of probationary period.
Ability to pass an in depth FDLE background check.
Ability to meet all eligibility security clearance requirements per FDOT.*
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, the public, coworkers and those doing business with LYNX.
Minimum Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED plus two (2) years experience in vehicle maintenance plus one (1) year of technical school. An equivalent combination of related education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to effectively perform the functions of this position may be considered.
- Security Clearance Eligibility Requirements per FDOT:
Applicant has never been convicted of a felony offense.
Applicant is not currently on probation for any offense.
Applicant does not have any pending felony or misdemeanor charges.
Applicant has not been convicted of a misdemeanor offense involving any type of theft, violence or drug offenses within the past three (3) years.
Applicant has never been convicted of a crime involving domestic violence.
Applicant does not have a restraining order involving domestic violence or threats.
Applicant has never been arrested for any charge involving resisting arrest, battery or assault on a law enforcement officer.
Applicant is not wanted for any criminal offense.
Applicant is not illegally residing in the United States.
Applicant must be approved to work in the United States.
NOTE: Applicant may be denied security clearance at the discretion of the FDOT Security Manager.
LYNX fully commits itself to providing equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.
Pay rate during training: $17.47 per hour
Pay rate after training: $18.47 per hour
For more information about the benefits we offer, please visit http://www.golynx.com/careers/benefits.stml
Police Cadet/Park Ranger
The City of Richmond is currently accepting applications for the position of POLICE CADET. Candidates selected for this position will be assigned to either a position performing support and administrative duties in a learning capacity OR will function as a PARK RANGER with responsibility for patrolling various public places and providing assistance to the public. Police Cadets will promote the community's opportunity to enjoy a safe and positive environment.
Police Cadets will be required to wear uniforms, but do not carry firearms and will not have sworn Police Officer status.They will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions and will be required to work shifts, weekends and holidays.
Successful candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude and must pass a polygraph exam, a background investigation and (depending on assignment) may be required to pass a Physical Agility Test.
Highly motivated candidates who are seriously considering a career in law enforcement will be assigned to perform a wide variety of support and administrative duties in a learning capacity, and will assist and observe police officers and other general employees.Incumbents may have the opportunity to learn and gain additional experience for a career in law enforcement.Cadets in this assignment must successfully complete a 160-hour Police Cadet training program and meet physical fitness standards.
Candidates who are interested in promoting a safe and positive park environment will be assigned to patrol various City parks and facilities to provide a link between park visitors and the police department with service, safety, and integrity.Cadets in this assignment will be required to complete an 80-hour introductory in-house training program prior to deployment and must attend regular training updates. Examples of Duties
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Note: Duties may include any combination of the following depending upon assignment.
Candidates who are assigned to perform Police Cadet duties will be responsible for:
Working with Police Officers to observe and learn peace officer responsibilities and techniques;
Entering and researching information, assisting in processing, packaging, labeling, storing and destroying property and evidence; performing office work, data entry, and writing reports;
Providing traffic direction and control for special events; enforcing parking regulations;
Providing public assistance and crowd control;
Performing errands and working on special projects for the department;
Assisting with receiving information and complaints from the public; and
Performing related duties as required.
Candidates who are assigned to perform Park Ranger duties will be responsible for:
Conducting perimeter, interiorpatrols on foot or using automobile, truck, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle of over fifty City parks, trails, beaches, schools, community centers, family resource centers, skate parks, and other facilities within the City limits to ensure safety of patrons and City property and equipment;
Providing public assistance and first aid, and reporting emergencies to the appropriate agencies;
Conducting crowd and traffic control;
Interpreting and enforcing City rules, regulations, municipal, penal and vehicle code sections regarding park use; and
Performing related duties as required.
Education and Experience:
High school graduate or the equivalent, AND credits/units from an accredited college or university, OR current high school senior.
Ability to: Learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of a law enforcement agency, and learn to perform a full range of specialized police and public safety technical tasks.
Incumbents must have uncorrected 20/100 in each eye, corrected to 20/30 in each eye.They must have normal color vision, and normal hearing.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License is an ongoing requirement.
Ability to: Learn to correctly interpret and apply the laws, codes, policies, and procedures related tolaw enforcementautomated information and records management systems; maintain accurate records and files; operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer terminal; work courteously with the public, other law enforcement agencies and departmental staff; understand and carry out written and oral directions, and communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; work outdoors in all weather conditions; use equipment necessary to provide public safety; operate a two-way radio communication device; operate an automobile, truck, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle; and spend long hours on foot.
Desirable Qualifications for Police Cadet Assignment:
Possess at least a 2.0 GPA;
Show an active interest in a law enforcement career; and
Successfully pass a Physical Agility Test that will measure the physical abilities necessary to do the required duties for the position.
Desirable Qualifications for Park Ranger Assignment:
Be a least 18 years of age;·
Possess related knowledge or experience in conservation, environmental management, or a related field; and
Credits/units from an accredited college or university.
POLICE CADET/PARK RANGER RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS
1.All applicants must submit a completed City of Richmond Employment Application online.Applicants can apply by visiting the City of Richmond's employment page at www.ci.richmond.ca.us.Please fill out the Employment Application completely (including places of employment with complete addresses; i.e., number and street name, city and state, names of supervisors with telephone numbers, etc.), answer supplemental questions, and, if applicable, attach required documents.INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REJECTED.
2.All applications will be evaluated based on job-related criteria.The applications for the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be submitted to the Police Department for further review.These applications will remain active for one year.
3.The Police Department will review applications and select the better-qualified candidates for an oral board interview.
4.Candidates who are interested in the Police Cadet assignment will be required to pass a Physical Agility Test, in order to be considered for an interview. The Physical Agility Test will consist of the following three events:
- 25 sit-ups in 2 minutes
- 25 push-ups in 2 minutes
- 440 yard run in 2 minutes
5.Candidates who are interested in the Park Ranger assignment should be in good overall physical health and be able to pass a medical examination as a condition of employment.CANDIDATES IN THIS ASSIGNMENT ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PASS A PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST.
6.Candidates who pass the oral board interview will be asked to complete and submit a Personal History Questionnaire.
7.The Personal History Questionnaire will be reviewed and evaluated based on hiring requirements.
8.The passing candidates will begin the background investigation process which may consist of a polygraph, fingerprinting and a meeting with a background investigator.
9.Candidates who pass the background investigation will be given a conditional offer of employment and will be scheduled for a medical evaluation and psychological evaluation.
- Candidates who are selected for hire will receive an offer letter.
- Candidates who are not selected for this position may re-apply one (1) year from the date that the previous application was submitted (if the position is still open).
IMMIGRATION REFORM CONTROL ACT:In compliance with the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the City of Richmond will be required to show documentation of eligibility to work in the United States as a condition of employment.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY:The City's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS QUESTIONNAIRE
The purpose of this Supplemental Qualifications Questionnaire is to obtain additional information to evaluate your qualifications for this position.Please answer questions completely and accurately.Omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.Failure to respond to these questions will disqualify you from further consideration.
Description of Work
THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT- PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY
Recruitment Range: $33,960-$57,492
Salary Grade: GN08
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2000 employees.
The County Ranger is responsible for overseeing and conducting a variety of forestry services that include but not limited to fire suppression, forest law enforcement, forest health, forest management, and information/education, and/or disaster/emergency response in accordance with policy and procedure and other guidance. The County Ranger may or may not directly supervise employees.
Duties associated with supervision are performance evaluations, work planning, training, data management, purchasing, and facility and equipment maintenance. Overnight travel sometimes required
Function as an initial attack incident commander and/or in other ICS positions for emergency response on forest fires and natural disasters. Oversees the prescribed burning program in the county.
Provide technical assistance and other duties related to various cost-share programs such as inspect tree planting and site preparation work and forest measurements. Interacts with contractors and consultant foresters on reforestation projects. Ensure adherence to Forest Practice Guidelines related to water quality.
Occasional heavy lifting required. Work is subject to hazards such as fire, pests, wild animals, weather, and difficult terrain. Work is also subject to on-call and rotating shifts and rotation of work areas.
Work hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday. Some work functions require evening, holiday, and/or weekend work. Wildfire and disaster/emergency response requires year round readiness and may require extended working hours and days.
Residency required within 30 minutes of their assigned duty station. Duty Station: 189 Fire Tower Road, Richlands, NC 28574-8157.
Necessary Special Requirements:
Must be able to be on-call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week during high fire danger and natural disasters. Telephone is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Considerable knowledge of programs and services delivered by the North Carolina Forest Service.
Moderate knowledge of wild land fire control strategy and firefighting techniques, protocols and safety practices.
Moderate knowledge of forest management practices such as surveying, GPS, best management practices and applicable environmental regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively and establish effective working relationships with the public and other agency personnel including the ability to train and educate others on fire control and forest management related topics.
Ability to secure cooperation of the public and other agency personnel in fire prevention and control activities.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's degree in forest management or an environmental or natural science curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of related experience in providing forestry services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Necessary Special Qualification:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver s license required within 90 days of hire.
Supplemental and Contact Information
Any employment offer may be less than the maximum of the range due to salary equity with similarly situated employees or the selected candidate's related education and experience.
Please follow instructions to apply on-line. It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and experience.
Text or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214.
All Law Enforcement positions and positions requiring a Pilot's License or a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing. All positions requiring a Commercial Driver's License shall also be subject to pre-employment DMV physicals.
Selected applicants must obtain a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) medical certificate prior to employment. If a CDL is listed as a preference and the selected applicant has a CDL at the time of hire then the CDL will become a requirement for the position.
Note: When required, you must answer the question(s) for this position or your application will be considered incomplete.
Questions regarding this posting? Contact 919-707-3201.
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