Requisition No: 231562
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 37971474
Position Number: 37971474
Salary: $ 12.00 per hour
Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2020
DIVISION OF RECREATION AND PARKS
JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
CLASS TITLE OPS Park Ranger
POSITION NUMBER: 37971474
BASE SALARY: $ 12 per hour 28.5 hours per week
LOCATION: Grayton Beach State Park
357 Main Park Road
Santa Rosa, FL
CONTACT: Patrick Hartsfield, Assistant Park Manager
CLOSING DATE: 9/24/2020
ADVERTISING METHOD: X EXTERNAL EMAIL X PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM
Grayton Beach State Park is seeking a self-motivated park service professional to fill a Park Ranger position. Grayton Beach consistently ranks among the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the United States. Western Lake offers fishing and paddling, and those who want to explore on foot have four miles of trails to traverse through a coastal forest where scrub oaks and magnolias stand, bent and twisted by salt winds. At nearly 2,000 acres, Grayton Beach State Park is more than a backdrop for golden sunrises and silver moonlit evenings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Compliance with the processing requirements of Chapter 215.422, F.S. is mandatory. Persistent failure to comply with this section by any agency of the state shall constitute good cause for discharge of employees duly found responsible, or predominantly responsible, for failure to comply. This is moderately independent work providing Visitor Services, Resource Management, Maintenance, Administration and Protection of Grayton Beach State Park.
VISITOR SERVICES - Explains facilities and services provided for public use, enjoyment and education; meets visitors, answers questions, provides information and directions in an accurate and professional manner. Attempts to resolve visitor complaints while maintaining good public relations. Provides natural and cultural history interpretive programs and services via presentations, walks and other programs and unit specific services as directed.
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT -. Recognizes biological communities and the natural processes required for their maintenance. Observes, maintains and protects the natural, cultural, historic and archaeological resources of the park. Implements vegetation and wildlife management plans, maintains optimum species control via natural and chemical means. Implements site restoration projects such as reforestation and erosion control. Implements water resources management plans. Collects and records resource management data.
MAINTENANCE - Maintains park structures, facilities, equipment and grounds through routine, preventive, and corrective maintenance practices. Conducts routine inspections to ensure proper maintenance standards are met. Maintains cleanliness of grounds and facilities.
ADMINISTRATION - Prepares forms and reports on a wide range of subjects including visitation, vehicle usage, purchase requests and accidents. Answers telephone operates park radio, computer and various office equipment. Conducts purchasing and fiscal activities in compliance with established procedures. Collects fees, performs cash register transactions and reconciles receipts. Orders, sells and inventories resale merchandise. Answers correspondence and maintains park files.
PROTECTION - Performs routine patrols and security checks; ensures adherence to the Park Protection Plan. Opens and/or secures park facilities as appropriate. Interprets and enforces park rules pertaining to all natural and cultural resources and facilities and use thereof for the safety and enjoyment of the visitor. Responsible for security of cash fund.
Performs related work as required
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:
Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite): Florida Class E driver's license or an out-of-state class equivalent driver's license
Other job-related requirements for this position: In accordance with sections 110.1127 & 435.04, F.S. & DEP directive 422 (Background investigation), is required to successfully complete a background & fingerprint check. Take and pass CPR and First Aid certification within 6 months of employment
Working hours: (A) VARIES (B) Total hours in workweek 28.5 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) rotating shifts.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online. Go directly to People First, Requisition ID: 231562
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market: Panama City
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