DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for the oversight of the day-to-day use and operations of county park facilities, while encouraging greater public safety, enjoyment and compliance with park rules and regulations. Responsibilities include the coordination of various types of maintenance work in connection with the upkeep of park grounds, park and recreations equipment, and parks and recreational facilities and/or buildings. Senior Park Ranger duties involve high public visibility in providing assistance and information to the general public in the use of County Park Facilities. Work is performed under general supervision of a Park Superintendent. Supervision is provided over the work of a number of Parks employees, including Laborers, Park Rangers, seasonal and/or hourly employees who patrol various sites within the Parks system. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONNEL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of rules, regulations, and safety practices relating to park facilities; good knowledge of general maintenance and repair practices related to park and beach maintenance activities; good knowledge of basic law enforcement methods and techniques; good knowledge of first aid procedures; good knowledge of environmental and natural resources, their conservation and protection; good knowledge of power tools and equipment; ability to provide leadership and interact positively with the public; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies; ability to supervise, organize and direct the work of others; ability to prepare written reports; resourcefulness; initiative; integrity; dependability; tact and courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Military service in the Armed Forces of the United States of America may be substituted for the above-described education and/or experience on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of a valid unrestricted appropriate level driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required at time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.