Title: STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (RANGER) Salary: $3,344.00 - $5,370.00 Posted: 08/22/2014
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 Folsom Sector ranger office located in Folsom. This position works under the direct supervision of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor (Ranger) and will assist with carrying out all phases of the Visitor Services Program at the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, which includes Lake Natoma, Nimbus Flats, Rattlesnake Bar, Granite Bay and Beals Point. Duties include park patrol and campground/day use management, first aid, interpretation, law enforcement and resource management. Assures that proper nutrition, veterinary care, housing and kenneling, grooming and exercise needs of the patrol dog are met. Incumbent will also ensure that departmental and legal requirements for law enforcement canine training and all additional training requirements determined necessary by district supervision are met. This position offers the opportunity to work in a high public-use recreation area. Canine qualification to Department standards is required. This vacancy is available to current Canine Handlers. If no current Canine Handlers apply, the vacancy will be open to qualified State Park Peace Officers interested in becoming Canine Handlers under the Canine Handler Selection Process. Interested qualified State Park Peace Officer Canine and non-Canine Handlers should both apply at this time. A supplemental application process will be required for all non-Canine Handler applicants. In order to obtain the supplemental Canine Handler Application, applicants should contact Annie Coronado in the Certification Unit at (916) 653-3919. Candidates that will be eligible for selection to the Canine Program by the final filing date are encouraged to apply. The incumbent will be expected to maintain Canine certification and training. State housing may be available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Rich Preston at (916) 988-0205.
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 # (548-696-0983-005) 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.
Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD 678 for each position separately. 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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