We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Park Ranger to join our team. As a Park Ranger, you will play a crucial role in preserving and protecting our natural resources while providing a safe and enjoyable experience for park visitors. If you have a love for the outdoors and a commitment to conservation, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Enforce park rules and regulations to ensure the safety and well-being of visitors.
  • Conduct regular patrols to monitor park activities and identify any potential hazards or violations.
  • Provide assistance and information to park visitors, including answering questions and providing directions.
  • Perform maintenance tasks, such as trail maintenance, litter cleanup, and facility upkeep.
  • Conduct educational programs and guided tours to promote environmental awareness and appreciation.
  • Assist with wildlife management efforts, including monitoring and reporting on wildlife populations and habitat conditions.
  • Respond to emergencies and provide first aid or coordinate with emergency services as needed.
  • Collaborate with other park staff and agencies to coordinate events and programs.

Job Brief:

As a Park Ranger, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of park visitors while preserving the natural beauty and resources of the park. You will have the opportunity to interact with visitors, provide educational programs, and contribute to wildlife management efforts. This role is vital in maintaining the park's integrity and promoting environmental stewardship.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Enforce park rules and regulations, including monitoring activities and issuing citations or warnings when necessary.
  • Conduct regular patrols of the park to identify any safety hazards, maintenance needs, or violations.
  • Assist visitors by providing information, answering questions, and offering guidance on park activities and attractions.
  • Perform maintenance tasks, such as trail maintenance, cleaning restrooms, and ensuring facilities are in good working order.
  • Lead educational programs and guided tours to educate visitors about the park's natural features, wildlife, and conservation efforts.
  • Assist with wildlife management efforts, including monitoring populations, conducting surveys, and implementing conservation measures.
  • Respond to emergencies, administer first aid, and coordinate with emergency services as needed.
  • Collaborate with park staff, volunteers, and external agencies to plan and execute events, programs, and initiatives.

Requirements and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of park regulations, safety protocols, and environmental conservation principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with visitors of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Physical fitness and stamina to perform outdoor tasks and respond to emergencies.
  • Knowledge of local flora and fauna, as well as wildlife management practices, is preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR certification is a plus.
  • Proficiency in using park management software and basic computer skills.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Park Rangers typically work on a rotating schedule, including weekends and holidays. The specific hours may vary depending on the park's operating hours and seasonal demands.

There are no specific age restrictions for becoming a Park Ranger. However, applicants must meet the minimum educational and physical requirements outlined in the job description.

Pets are allowed in designated areas of the park, but they must be kept on a leash and under control at all times. Please refer to the park's rules and regulations for specific guidelines regarding pets.

Review and Approval:

This job description has been reviewed and approved by the Park Manager and HR Department.