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Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00
Posted: 01/31/2014

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 Lake Oroville Sector, located in Oroville. This position will work under the direction of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor (Ranger). The Lake Oroville Sector is located in Butte County. Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (LOSRA) includes two large marinas with over 1,200 vessels moored on the lake, three campgrounds and 12 day use areas with boat ramps. Duties include full responsibilities and scope of a State Park Peace Officer (Ranger) including visitor and resource protection, campground and boating operations, public safety, interpretation, administration, and volunteer management. Staff work closely with maintenance and interpretive staff concessionaires and local law enforcement agencies and such as the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Water Resources, and Cal Fire. This position is for a canine officer. The canine team will be crossed trained in explosives detection. This position is pending Executive Personnel Review Committee approval. State housing may be available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Jason Smith at (530) 538-2209 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 - 649 - 0983 - 010
Location County
Northern Buttes District / Lake Oroville Sector BUTTE
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
Jason Smith
(530) 538-2209

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