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Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00
Posted: 06/13/2014

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 Oceano Dunes District which includes Oceana Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA), Pismo State Beach, the Pismo Dunes Natural Preserve, and Pismo Lake Ecological Preserve. This position will work under the direction of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor. The incumbent will work cooperatively with other State Park Rangers 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 and PWCs are employed while on patrol in the Parks, Ecological Perseveres, and beaches of the District. Opportunities to gain experience in Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Volunteer coordination, interpretation and education programs, community outreach, and seasonal employee kiosk operations are available. This is an exciting and challenging assignment in one of the most dynamic Districts in the State. Management's commitment to 4/10s scheduling, up training and equipment, and an outstanding relationship with allied agencies allow the incumbent to successfully meet the challenges of the position. This position is pending Personnel Office review. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Kevin Pearce at (805) 773-7177 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 - 0983 - 006
Location County
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
Kevin Pearce
(805) 773-7177

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