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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 Oceano Dunes Ranger Station in Oceano. This position will work under the direction of the Chief Ranger. This position is responsible for leading and coordinating roles in the District’s aquatic safety field operations. The aquatic operation includes staff consisting of two seasonal Lifeguard II positions and twelve seasonal Lifeguard I positions and covers 6 ½ miles of coastline at Pismo State Beach and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA). The incumbent will work cooperatively with other State Park Peace Officer Rangers and Lifeguards who are collectively responsible for the visitor services operation of the Oceano Dunes SVRA and Pismo State Beach. A variety of public safety equipment including: Sand Rail, Side x Side, ATV, Hummer, Lifeguard towers, and PWC’s are employed while on patrol in the Parks, Ecological Preserves, and Beaches of the District. Opportunities to gain experience in Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Volunteer coordination, interpretation and education programs, and community outreach are available. Management’s commitment to 4/10’s scheduling, up to date training and equipment, and an outstanding relationship with allied agencies allow the incumbent to successfully meet the challenges of the position. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Brent Marshall at (805) 773-7178 or

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.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 548 - 554 - 0992 - 001
Location County
OHMVR Division / Oceano Dunes District SAN Luis OBISPO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, 95814
Brent Marshall
(805) 773-7178

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