Golf Course Ranger Job Description Sample
Golf Starter / Ranger
The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks
With seven golf facilities, Denver Golf has something for everyone: one 27-hole regulation golf course, three 18-hole regulation golf courses, one 18-hole executive mountain golf course, two 9-hole par three golf courses, two Miniature Golf facilities, five driving ranges (including a signature water range), six Restaurants, and the Denver Junior Golf/The First Tee of Denver
- One of the largest Junior Golf programs in the country.Denver Golf has outstanding course conditions and top notch guest services for the best value. Check us out at https://vimeo.com/221918735
About Our Job
This position is the front line of customer service for our Golf Course patrons. Golf Courses are open year-round (weather permitting) including weekends and holidays excluding Christmas.
Inform golfers of rules and regulations pertaining to the golf course, enforces rules and, if necessary, removes golfers from the course for flagrant violations of course rules, golf etiquette or safety.
Check daily play tickets, provides direction and assistance to golfers and ensures the smooth flow of play on the course.
Provide timely updates and communications regarding pace of play, status of tee times, course conditions and other pertinent information to the Golf Pro Shop.
Complete accident and incident reports.
May maintain accurate tee time, customer records and pace of play records using a computerized tee sheet program.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Previous golf operations experience.
Flexibility to work on weekends and holidays.
We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application.
One (1) year of participation in the game of golf on a recreational basis.
About Everything Else
Classification Title: We call this job a Golf/Starter Ranger
- On Call. The official job classification title is Golf/Starter Ranger.
Assessments / Testing: This position does not require testing.
Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.
Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
Director Of Ranger Services
TheDepartment of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) manages one of the largest andmost diverse state parks systems in the nation. The DCR protects and enhancesnatural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout
Massachusetts which includes over 480,000 acres of parks, forests, water supplyprotection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimmingpools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants forthe position of Program Manager VI, Director of Ranger Services.
The Director of Ranger Services (hereinafter the Director) is responsible foradministration of the following Ranger Bureau programs: State House Security,Crossing Guards, Parking and Traffic Enforcement, High Ground Communicationsand Training and Standards.
The Director works closely with the
Massachusetts State Police (MSP) and the Director of State House Security to managethe Department's State House Security Program.
The Director oversees and manages the Bureau's annual operating budget andapproves all expenditures.
The Director coordinates bureauservices with Regional Managers and Complex Staff, Special Events, and other
Bureaus including Interpretive Services, Forestry and Fire Control.
The Director oversees recruitments, interviews, and selection of seasonal and fulltime Ranger candidates and determines, coordinates, measures, and implementsappropriate training levels for Bureau staff.
The Director develops and maintains partnerships with law enforcement on thelocal, county, secretariat, and state level to provide DCR with efficient andeffective law enforcement services on DCR property. The Director coordinates EnvironmentalPolice directed patrols at DCR facilities.
TheDirector serves as the DCR liaison to the Massachusetts Emergency ManagementAgency (MEMA) and manages the Emergency Service Function-3 Team (ESF3) duringactivation of the State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC). Working knowledge ofthe National Incident Management System (NIMS) and experience operating underthe Incident Command System (ICS) is required. The Director coordinates ESF3Support with the DCR Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator, the
Director of Park Operations and the other Bureau Chiefs.
TheDirector will be highly visible to the general public and must have strongverbal and written communication skills. The Director will be required to leadpublic meetings and must be available to mobilize for emergency managementoperations.
The Director makes security assessment and policy recommendations to the Commissionerand Deputy Commissioners. The Director manages access to the Department's securitycamera surveillance system and may be tasked with overseeing internal Departmentinvestigations at the request of the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioners.
Possession of a current and valid Class D Motor Vehicles License;
Working knowledge of the National Incident Management System(NIMS) and experience operating under the Incident Command System (ICS);
BA/BS in a relevant field or 10 years of experience in arelated field/
Master'sdegree in a relevant field.
The Director of Ranger Services must have excellentcommunication skills and demonstrated leadership experience.
The Directorshould have strong management skills tomanage and motivate large units of staff in providing Department services.
The Directormust have experience with emergency management and special events operations.
The Directormust be available for after-hours calls and communications and at time respondto emergencies 24/7. Periodic travel within the Commonwealth is required.
During SpecialEvents and or Emergency Management operations, the incumbent must be capable ofworking in a fast pace, high pressure environment and at times under duress.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.
I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.
II. A Bachelor's degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.
III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.
IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Urban Park Ranger
Applications accepted from: All Persons Interested
Division: Parks and Recreation
Workdays & Hours: Various
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
This successful candidate will enhance the safety and public experience within The City of Houston's Parks, through a uniformed presence, enforcement of City ordinances, and by providing quality customer service to all park users and visitors. The ideal Houston Urban Park Ranger will be honest, dedicated to service, courteous yet firm, trustworthy, and exhibit integrity.
Execute patrols, (vehicle, static, bicycle, foot, and golf cart) at Parks & Recreational facilities, while securing gates/doors, enforcing City ordinances and responding to intrusion alarms. Conduct investigations involving visitor complaints, employee/visitor injuries, criminal activity, city animal ordinance violations, illegal trash dumping, parking violations, and permit disputes. Subsequently, write incident reports, conduct physical facility assessments and/or issuing citations as required.
Occasionally, control activity levels within assigned parks by providing crowd control and parking control at City sponsored events. In order to reduce preventable accidents, facilitate informative presentations on bicycle safety, child safety, gang/drug awareness, environmental preservation and other topics. To meet the ever changing demands of the City, required to attend periodic meetings, training sessions and conferences.
Use radio communication equipment to relay all important information to dispatch and to request assistance from HPD, HFD, or other agencies as required. Perform other duties as assigned.
This position occasionally requires lifting of moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds; such as boxes, setting up barricades, traffic cones. This position also occasionally requires, very long periods of walking, standing and/or riding bicycles on rough surfaces. There are routine exposures to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to chemical substances, and physical trauma of a minor nature (cuts, bruises, and minor burns). This position requires the ability to make coordinated gross motor movements in response to changing external stimuli within moderately demanding tolerances, or the ability to make coordinated eye/ hand movements on a patterned response space within low tolerance demands with no real speed requirements.
Requires a high school diploma or a GED.
One year of experience related to law enforcement, emergency response, public service, or a related field as applied to public events and gatherings for recreational or other purposes.
The following training must be completed within one year of hire or promotion:
Urban Park Ranger training course and obtain an Emergency Care Attendant certification (40 hour course approved by the State of Texas).
City of Houston Health Department training on Animal Ordinances, Health Ordinances for mobile vendors and illegal trash dumping (Rat-on-a-Rat Program).
City of Houston Parking Management training on issuance of parking citations.
Parks Department-sponsored training on self-defense and crime prevention.
Houston Police Department training/certification on the use of O.C. Spray (pepper spray), drug and gang member awareness, and bicycle operation.
Valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.. Applicants who are proficient in Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and/or Power Point.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION
YES, If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Pay Grade 12
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact or call 832-393-0453.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Senior Park Ranger - T10807-201804
Senior Park Ranger positions plan and oversee the daily operation of a resource-based, open-space, or regional park; assign, train, and evaluate the work of subordinate Park Rangers, other park personnel, and volunteers; design interpretive programs on the park's natural and historical features; design and direct the preparation of exhibits and publications; plan, monitor and implement special events; serve as a liaison to advisory community groups, other City departments, other agencies, and the public regarding park services and improvements; develop and administer park maintenance; plan, coordinate, and supervise habitat restoration/revegetation enhancement projects, including non-native plant removals; provide emergency assistance; enforce park policies and regulations; issue misdemeanor citations; prepare correspondence and reports; and perform other duties as assigned.
The list established for these positions may be used to fill vacancies for open-space, shoreline, and other areas as necessary.
Depending on assignment, Senior Park Ranger employees may work unusual shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Some Senior Park Ranger positions may include duties that involve hiking long distances and lifting/carrying objects up to 50 pounds.
Senior Park Ranger employees must furnish and wear standard apparel as prescribed. Costs for the initial uniform will be reimbursed to the employee after completion of the probationary period and attainment of permanent status as a Senior Park Ranger.
Senior Park Ranger employees MUST possess the following certificates within six months from the date of hire: Completion of a valid California Penal Code 832 Powers of Arrest course (or equivalent, if out-of-state); and a valid CPR/First Aid Certificate.
Starter / Ranger
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To be the "benchmark" by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.
Job Description Summary:
BASIC FUNCTION : Responsible for informing all players of the golf course rule and starting players off the first tee in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION,KNOWLEDGE,TRAINING,& WORK EXPERIENCE
Education: Any combination of education, training or experience, that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. High School education required. College education preferred.
Experience: Two years golf course experience
This individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate tat he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Strong customer service focus
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work varying shifts such as early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Able to lead a team and possess and positive attitude.
Ability to effectively deal with guests, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.
Must be a team player
Must communicate with co-workers and guests in a positive manner.
Must greet guests in a professional and friendly manner.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Inform all players of golf course rules and regulations
Tee off players in a timely manner
Talk to customers as you would like to be talked to if you were a customer.
Be consistent day-to-day by following our daily routine, and adhering to all golf department policies.
Assist with Golf Outings
Assist with cleaning carts
Assist with gassing up golf carts
Keep a radio with you at all times
Check tickets. Everyone must have a ticket from the pro shop. Write the number down on the tee sheet.
Give all players the starters speech
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position maybe required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.
pair up twosomes and single players
Have a supply of scorecards and pencils.
Write legibly on all reports
Work closely with the Director of Golf so that clients needs are met.
Assist with rangering duties.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) is the leading operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts, and Campgrounds in North America. ELS consists of nearly 400 resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of over 4,000 employees. Our beautiful communities and parks are located in the most desirable regions of the country and we offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. Our guests and residents enjoy rich vacation and lifestyle experiences in our various resorts.
We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Security/Ranger at our Thousand Trails property in Wilmington, OH. This position may include walking or patroling the grounds of the campground answering questions, enforcing rules and ensuring the safety of our guests and their belongings. The ideal employee would be able to handle any stressful situation in a calm manner and react accordingly with regards to local, state and federal law.
Job Duties include:
Monitoring the facility for any issues
Ensuring property is properly secured
Advising company rules and policies
Responding to areas of concern
Contacting law enforcement if necessary
Utilizing quick and reasonable judgment
Monitor all incoming guests through the campground gate
Validate if access is acceptable
Perform routine patrolling & site inspections
Golf Cart Inspections
Make camping reservations, check in and out customers, sell day use passes
Sell items in camp store
Must be dedicated to working in a team atmosphere
Able to make guest satisfaction a priority
High school diploma or equivalent is required
Valid Driver's License is required
Previous experience working in security or law enforcement is a plus
Basic reading, writing, math, and good computer skills are necessary
Strong customer service skills and ability to problem solve
Knowledge of and experience working within the RV business preferred
Must be able to work on weekends and holidays
This is a seasonal position. Season is open from April through October.
We invite you to visit our web site at www.equitylifestyleproperties.com for additional information regarding our exceptional resort communities.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and thank all applicants.
Park Ranger (Maintenance)
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit required
U.S. Citizenship is required
Read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" sections
You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can
you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land
Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the specialized experience as defined in the announcement or vacancy questions. In addition, your responses to the questions must be adequately reflected in your resume.
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume.
GS-5 Park Ranger- one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-4 level. Examples of specialized experience may include explaining regulations to park visitors; providing information and advice on park activities and resources; collecting fees; issuing reservations and permits; conducting guided tour programs; maintaining recreation facilities or trails; or monitoring special recreation permits.
OR- Successful completion of four year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester hours of related course work.
OR- A combination of experience and education to meet total experience.
Related Course Work -- natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science related to the protection of public lands, social sciences, museum sciences, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. Course work in fields other than those specified may be accepted if it clearly relates to the duties performed by a Park Ranger.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Selective Placement Factor: Some locations require a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as screen out element. Applicants who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor will be rated not qualified at those locations:
- Ability to lift and move objects weighting over 50 pounds
You must meet all qualification requirements by the early consideration / closing date of the announcement.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP.
If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Well or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.
If tentatively selected for this position you will be required to complete and submit a OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment prior to being appointed to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation.
The person tentatively selected for this position is subject to completion of a favorable background investigation. Failure to satisfy the preliminary background check will result in cancellation of the tentative job offer. Failure to satisfy the full investigation requirements may be grounds for termination, once you are placed in the position.
A valid driver's license is required for some positions. If you are selected for one of these positions you must be 18 years old and have a current driver's license.
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT: Employees required to operate a motor vehicle must be at least 18; otherwise, you must be at least 16 at the time you report for work.
A pre-employment physical may be required.
Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis and employee will be required to obtain and use a government charge card, when travel is necessary.
If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use. If drug testing is required for this position, it will be provided at Government direction and expense.
Once hired, you may also be subject to random drug testing during employment. This is in accordance with Executive Order 12564 and under the Department's Drug Free Workplace Program.
This position is not eligible for Telework.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position:
Knowledge of policies, objectives, and operating methods to provide information and education concerning responsible outdoor recreation use on public lands
Knowledge of resource programs: natural or cultural history, fish or wildlife habitat characteristics, techniques of resource protection and use, recreational use of Federal lands, and fire prevention techniques / fire suppression methods.
Ability to communicate with visitors to obtain their cooperation, identify and resolve problems or apparent violations of regulations.
Knowledge of First Aid techniques and ability to respond to emergency situations.
Ability to administer operations, such as the day-to-day operation of a recreation site.
To preview questions please click here.
Background checks and security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
Park Ranger (Protection)
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship required.
Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
Must possess a Type II or higher Law Enforcement Commission.
Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required.
Selectee(s) will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties and maintain firearm proficiency.
Selectee(s) must be free of any domestic violence convictions. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
You will be required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, this position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
Prior to appointment, you must be determined physically fit by an authorized government physician to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties; and also pass a medical examination (which includes vision, hearing, cardiovascular, and mobility of extremities) given by an authorized government physician. You will also be required to undergo periodic medical examinations throughout employment.
Prior to appointment, selectees for these positions must be determined physically fit by an authorized physician to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties, pass a medical examination, and pass the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB). The PEB is a fitness test consisting of five different components: 1) agility run - measures the ability to get up from the ground and sprint while changing directions; 2) bench press - measures upper body strength for one repetition; 3) 1.5 mile run - measures cardio/respiratory fitness; 4) sit and reach - measures flexibility in the lower back, legs and shoulders; and 5) body composition - measures body fat. Prior to appointment, selectees will be tested in all five components, and must pass the agility run, bench press and 1.5 mile run in the 25th percentile.
Required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.
Selective Factors: Applicants must meet ALL of the following to qualify:
Must currently possess, previously held (within the past three years), or be able to obtain a valid Type II (seasonal) or higher National Park Service (NPS) Law Enforcement Commission, or equivalent, 04/19/2018. More information can be found in the 'Education' section of this job announcement.
This is a primary position covered by enhanced retirement provisions which stipulate mandatory retirement at age 57 after 20 years of service. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, and must not have reached their 37th birthday upon appointment to this position. Two exceptions are allowed: 1) an applicant has prior Federal service in a primary covered position sufficient to complete 20 years of service on or before the mandatory retirement age of 57; or 2) an applicant is a qualified veterans' preference eligible, in which case the MEA is waived and their corresponding retirement age may be higher than 57 after completing 20 years of service.
Must have a current, valid State Driver's License 04/19/2018.
Applicants must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:
- EXPERIENCE: At least one year of specialized experience at the GS/GL-0025-05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of a Park Ranger (Protection). Experience may have been in technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other park-related work. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include but are not limited to the following: law enforcement or investigative work; emergency services (emergency medical, search and rescue, emergency dispatch, lifeguard); park guide or tour leader; resource management related to natural and cultural resources (museum technician, biological science technician, archeological technician, trail crew, etc.); fire management (wildland and/or structural); assist in the management, information dissemination, or the carrying out of programs in a park, conservation reserve or similar area (fee collection, entrance station, backcountry office, visitor use assistant, volunteer, visitor information desk, campground ranger).
You must include hours per week worked.
- EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least one full academic year of graduate education in a directly-related field such as natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement, police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. Course work in fields other than those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance in the position to be filled. One year of full time graduate education is defined as 18 semester hours. You must include transcripts.
- Successful completion of a COMBINATION of education and experience as described above. Only graduate education can be credited towards the education requirement. You must include transcripts.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".
Law Enforcement Commission: This position requires applicants to possess, previously held (within the past three years), or be able to possess 04/19/2018 a valid Type II (seasonal) or higher level National Park Service (NPS) Law Enforcement Commission (or equivalent), which requires completing training from an accredited institution, which currently consists of over 650 class hours and lasts on average 17 weeks. Please visit the Association of National Park Rangers' Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (SLETP) for additional information on approved training courses and equivalency for commissioning.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/images/1/14/USA_Hire_Reasonable_Accommodation_FAQs_-_01-26- 17.pdf
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
Promotion to full performance level is neither guaranteed nor implied and will be based solely on your ability to satisfactorily perform the work of the position, existing work at the higher grade level, and recommendation by the position's supervisor.
Physical Demands: Work regularly includes long periods of standing and hiking, in some cases over rough, rocky surfaces steep inclines. Strenuous exertion is frequently required in firefighting, search and rescue operations, and similar activities. Lifting or carrying equipment weighing more than 50 pounds, such as firefighting equipment, is required. Required to meet fitness requirements on a continuing basis.
Working Conditions: Work is performed outdoors in all kinds of weather. Work is performed at various hours of the day and night and for long periods during emergency situations. Frequently exposed to high risk and potentially dangerous situations in law enforcement and emergency types of situations which require a range of safety and other precautions.
National Park Service has determined the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.
Occupancy of government quarters is required.
If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 5 nights a month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.
Applicants must be at least 21 years old.
You may be required to complete training and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle.
You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. Uniform allowance will be provided.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your responses to the online assessments completed during the application process. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Restraint and Self-Defense
USA Hire Competencies:
Attention to Detail
Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Park Ranger Specialist
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Arizona State Parks and Trails Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our park and through our partners. To learn more about Arizona State Parks and Trails, visit our web site at azstateparks.com
PARK RANGER SPECIALIST
LOCATION: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
10 mi N. of Payson, Hwy 87
Payson, AZ 85547
Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park has been in the making for thousands of years. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its widest point.
Visitors can stand on top of the bridge or hike down below to capture the true size and beauty of this geologic wonder.
This is a Temporary/Seasonal Position.
May work up to 40 hours per week, up to 1500 hours per year.
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the direct supervision of the Park Manager and the Assistant Park Manager, performs a variety of skilled work activities associated with the operation and maintenance of a state park.
This position performs basic housekeeping and laundry services for the Arizona State Parks and Trails. Ensures that duties are performed in compliance with established regulatory guidelines, as well as facility policies and procedures.
Greets and provides information to park visitors. Enforce park rules, collect fees, issue permits and perform office and clerical duties. Performs work of moderate difficulty in maintaining day use areas, trail work, landscape and grounds maintenance, litter and garbage collection, cleaning restroom and shower facilities. Performs routine facility maintenance, general housekeeping and custodial tasks. May operate a park store, operate a cash register, write reports, perform supply inventories and make deposits.
Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, stairways, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
Purchase or order groceries and household supplies to keep kitchens stocked, and record expenditures.
Run errands such as taking laundry to the cleaners and buying supplies. • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Customer service requirements.
Cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
Cleaning agents and chemical reactions when solutions are mixed.
Cleaning supplies storage and rotation.
General office procedures.
Basic practices and techniques in the maintenance and upkeep of facilities and grounds.
Operating powered cleaning/laundry equipment.
Mixing and diluting cleaning solutions.
General construction techniques including plumbing, wood working and electrical.
Customer service and information dissemination.
Hand and power tool operation.
Oral and written communications.
Understand and apply park rules and collect park fees.
Operate communications equipment.
Communicate with the public in a positive, professional manner under both friendly and intense circumstances.
Work as a team member.
Work weekends, holidays and evenings.
Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
Eligible for Arizona State Retirement System pension. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment for newly hired State of Arizona employees.
All newly hired employees will be subject to the
E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Seasonal Ranger I
About the Department of Conservation and Recreation:
The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails and parkways.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position Seasonal Ranger I.
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking Park Rangers to patrol facilities to promote compliance with rules and regulations, protect natural and park resources, and enhance visitor experience through providing a presence and being available for visitor information; coordinate with law enforcement officials for appropriate regulatory action; and perform related work as required.
Park Rangers normally work a forty-hour week (which includes nights, weekends, and holidays). April-early June will be Monday-Friday day shift. Mid June to August will require include week-end days and may include some evening shifts. Uniforms and training are provided; park housing is not.
Successful candidates must attend the Seasonal Ranger Academy.
Conducts patrols, either in a vehicle, on a bicycle or on foot, effectively utilizing techniques and available resources, to enforce applicable laws and regulations, provide visitor services, assess facility resources, assist visitors with first aid, and other public services as required.
Perform the crossing of school-aged pedestrians on DCR roadways twice daily in accordance with the school's schedule.
Maintain an inventory of and maintain the condition of issued equipment.
Complete Bureau records, reports, files, and logs.
Attend seminars, workshops, training sessions, etc., in order to maintain proficiencies.
Participates in search and rescue operations in accordance with agency policy.
Provide informal and, occasionally, formal information/educational programs, demonstrations, and materials for schools and civic groups as requires, in areas such as Ranger programs, park activities and services, outdoor skills, natural and cultural history and search and rescue.
Respond and assist park staff at major incidents, assist at special events, and occasionally assist at statewide incidents or functions.
Position Information: Seasonal Ranger I
Location: Boston Region
Start Date: 05/13/2018
End Date: 11/03/2018
Knowledge of the standard procedures and techniques followed in foot, auto or other types of patrols.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of park or resource management.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of recreational programming.
Knowledge of general ecology and cultural history study, practice and principles.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques for presenting media productions, and drafting brochures and exhibits.
Ability to understand, explain and apply the rules, regulations, policies, procedures standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression.
Ability to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner.
Ability to speak effectively before the public
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to gather information by examining records and documents and through observing and interviewing individuals.
Ability to accurately record information provided orally.
This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in park or resource management, environmental education, water resources or water supply management, or natural/cultural history interpretation or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in park or recreation management, natural resource management, water resources management, environmental education, or park interpretation may be substituted for the required experience.*
- Education towards such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
1.Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator's license.
2.Possession of a current and valid CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) certificate from the American Red Cross or the American heart Association.
3.Possession of a current and valid standard first aid and personal safety certificate and first responder certificate issued by the American Red Cross.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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