COSA Seasonal Park Ranger Positions with South Suburban Parks and Recreati on

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District is currently hiring 3 Seasonal Park Rangers to assist with operations at Reuter Hess Reservoir. Seasonal Rangers will enforce park rules/regs, engage in trail maintenance, conduct interpretation, and conduct boat inspections for Aquatic Nuisance Species at the reservoir and neighboring South Suburban parks. Seasonal Rangers patrol areas via ATV, vehicle, foot, and watercraft. Below is the full job description. Looking to have all three open positions start at the beginning of May. Look forward to seeing your applications!

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Job Description:

Park Ranger Part-Time

Centennial | Littleton | Lone Tree

$13.00 – $17.08 per hour

Here’s an opportunity for you to apply for what many consider to be a ‘dream job!’ – working as a Park Ranger for South Suburban’s beautiful parks and trails. The Park Ranger is an unarmed law enforcement position that performs boat inspections and enforces park rules and regulations at Reuter Hess Reservoir, Reuter Hess incline trail, and other South Suburban Parks/trails by vehicle, bicycle or foot. Work with the public to provide information, conduct patrol and permit compliance, safety inspections, and respond to emergencies, resolve visitor complaints, and assist users with permits and special events. In addition, this position works in wildlife and resource management and environmental education. The job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours, weekends and holidays. Onsite housing is not available.

Our Ideal Candidate

Certifications in self-defense, officer safety, resource management, aquatic nuisance species boat inspections, interpretation, or equipment operations is strongly preferred. Experience in Watercraft patrol is preferred as well.

Has the skills and knowledge of basic park resource and facility operations and maintenance.

Is proficient in evaluating situations, applying rules and guidelines, determining and carrying out appropriate course of action to achieve desired results.

Has knowledge in practices relating to conservation, preservation, and protection of significant natural or scenic resources.

Has knowledge and skills in the safe use of tools, material and equipment associated with landscape, building, facility and utility system maintenance.

Will have the ability to perform multiple functions at once and the ability to handle the public in a friendly and professional manner.

Has the ability to verbally communicate effectively; establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be eighteen (18) years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.

Six (6) months working in law enforcement, park management, or natural resource management.

CPR/AED & First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or have the ability to obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Victoria Sutton | South Platte Park
South Suburban Parks and Recreation
3000 W. Carson Dr., Littleton, CO 80120 | 303.730.1022
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