Title: STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (RANGER) Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00 Posted: 08/15/2014
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 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. State housing may be available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Kathy Dice at (619) 985-7167.
How to apply:
In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS must submit a completed Standard Examination/ Employment Application, STD 678 by mail or hand delivery to the contact address listed below (emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted). You must include the Position # (548-941-0983-007) in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD 678. You must list your most current employment history first in the “Employment History” section on the STD 678 providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year. In addition, if you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD 678 for each position separately. Note:Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.
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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