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 Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park located near the town of Felton in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This position will work under the direction of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor (Ranger). This is an opportunity to serve as a traditional generalist ranger in an old growth redwood park that includes a campground, a popular day use park with over 70 miles of trails and the San Lorenzo River which runs through the park. Other features include the Fall Creek sub-unit and a recent 300 acre addition, “The Sand Hills Property”, that includes may sensitive and rare plants and unusual geological features. Related duties include: law enforcement and public safety patrols, interpretation, volunteer coordination, as well as natural and cultural resource protection. This position is pending Executive Personnel Review Committee approval. State housing may be available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Joe Walters at (831) 335-6317 or Joe.Walters@parks.ca.gov, or Kirk Lingenfelter at Kirk.Lingenfelter@parks.ca.gov.
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