Title: STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (RANGER) Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00 Posted: 10/22/2013
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 Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Headquarters in Borrego Springs. This position will work under the direction of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor of Operations at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The desert State Park Peace Officer (Ranger) positions conduct interpretive programs, Junior Ranger, School Outreach and campfire programs. They ensure effective patrol to protect resources, facilities, employees and the public; respond to accidents and rescue operations; and ensure the protection of natural and cultural resources. With over 640,000 acres, this is the largest unit of the State Park System. The terrain and location of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park poses unique challenges to the Ranger staff working in this unit. This position calls for a true generalist Ranger who has exceptional interpretive, resource management and public safety skills; “routine patrol” is not in the unit vocabulary. The position requires considerable ability in emergency medical responder skills, educational program development and community involvement. This position is pending Executive Personnel Review Committee approval. State housing may be available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Kathy Dice at (619) 985-7167.
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.
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