Park And Recreation Ranger -e

State of Michigan
$19 - $27 Per hour MI Michigan, USA Apply before 6/25/2024 11:59
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Overview


This position participates in the day to day work activities of the unit with regard to the operations of Parks and Recreation Division administered facilities. The employee shall assist the Unit Supervisor/Lead Ranger in various administrative tasks as delegated with minimal supervision. The employee shall perform various types of operational and maintenance duties consistent with the operation of Parks and Recreation Division administered facilities. This position will train and provide guidance to staff, maintain grounds, infrastructure and equipment, and perform other duties as assigned. The employee shall regard their personal safety, as well as the safety of co-workers and the public, as their personal responsibility.


 
This position requires that the employee is able to obtain and hold a DNR Law Enforcement Commission.  

As a requirement for this position, attendance at the Parks and Recreation Division Law Enforcement Academy and Ranger Operations Academy is required. These are two separate trainings typically totaling 12 weeks with courses intended to increase your physical ability to handle incidents, increase your knowledge of Parks & Recreation Rules as well as park operations. These trainings will require overnight stays in / at a learning facility.

In order to be eligible for a Commissioned Park and Recreation position, you must:  
 

  • Pass a pre-employment physical examination conducted by a health care provider designated by the Parks and Recreation Division. 

  • Successfully pass the Parks and Recreation Division Law Academy. 

  • Be at least 21 years of age before graduation from the Parks and Recreation Law Academy. 

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have the ability to obtain a Michigan driver’s license. 

  • Possess a driving record free of suspension or revocation for two years prior to attendance of the Parks and Recreation Division Law Academy. 

  • Possess a driving record free of any moving violations for two years prior to attendance of the Parks and Recreation Division Law Academy.  

  • Possess a clean criminal record absent of any felony convictions or high court misdemeanors.  


Required Education and Experience

Education
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.

Experience

Park and Recreation Ranger 6
No specific type or amount is required.

Park and Recreation Ranger 7
One year of experience in a park or recreation setting, or in the construction trades.

Park and Recreation Ranger E8
Two years of park and recreation experience, including one year equivalent to a Park and Recreation Ranger 7.

Alternate Education and Experience

Completion of at least 8 semester (12 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for one year of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.

Completion of at least 15 semester (22 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for two years of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.

Additional Requirements and Information

Please attach resume, cover letter, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further. 

If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. 

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

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