Title: STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (RANGER) Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00 Posted: 08/02/2013
Job Description: ***This is a Peace Officer Position. To be eligible, you must meet the minimum qualifications established by the Department of Human Resources AND either be currently eligible or eligible for reinstatement as a PC 830.2, California State Peace Officer. If you are not a current peace officer employed by a State of California agency and in possession of a POST – Basic Certificate, you are not eligible for this position and must apply to take the State Park Peace Officer Cadet (Ranger/Lifeguard) Exam when offered. For further information regarding your rights and eligibility please visit the Department Link listed below before calling or emailing the listed contact.***
The reporting location for this position is the Ocotillo Wells Sector Office. This position will work under the direction of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor. This is an opportunity to become part of the dynamic Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Team. This high paced OHV Park is visited by over one million visitors annually, primarily during winter months. The duties will emphasize public safety and emergency medical response while managing a balance between high use recreation and resource protection. The District is patrolled by four wheel drive vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles. Teamwork will be emphasized as the position works closely with Maintenance, Resource, Interpretation and Administration staff. The position will also work closely with two Sheriff’s Departments, CHP, and the Bureau of Land Management. This District offers many opportunities for growth, including becoming an instructor (EMR, DT, Firearms, ATV, and Motorcycle) as well as extended assignments outside of the District during the summer months. There are two nearby communities: Julian and Borrego Springs. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Kirk Shea at (760) 767-1329 or Kirk.Shea@parks.ca.gov.
Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
Learn all about it.
Equal Opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.
It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.