Park Ranger I

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Organization: Dreher Island State Park.

Location: Newberry

City: Prosperity

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $27,000.00 annually Residency in agency provided housing.

Requirements:

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Associate degree in Park Management or related field with one (1) year of park ranger experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:
1) Position requires medium to heavy lifting, walking and standing on uneven terrain, crawling and working at heights. Exposure to weather conditions, cleaning agents and other material used in maintaining park facilities and grounds.
2) Classification may require successful completion of law enforcement training as prescribed by state law. Must posses a valid South Carolina Driver's License.
3) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Under general supervision, assists with overall operation and maintenance of a State Park. Performs diversified duties as governed by general instruction, policies and standard operating procedures of the Department. May assume the responsibilities of the Park Manager in the absence of higher level employees.

1) Assists with park administrative duties in accordance with Department guidelines and procedures and planning of long and short-term goals.
2) Collect and account for revenue and produce required reports.
3) Instruct, supervise and perform routine and preventative maintenance on grounds, buildings and equipment to meet established standards.
4) Manages assigned specific operations to include public use areas, retail operations and facilities.
5) Performs law enforcement activities within his/her authority and established policy. Maintains a safe work environment.
6) Assists in control of inventories of equipment, supplies and retail items by issue, use and counts; completes data reports.
7) Interprets the cultural and natural resources of the State Park Service to park visitors.
8) Practice and promote teamwork within the SC State Park Service, throughout the agency and with external agency stakeholders.  Represents office as an active member on agency teams assigned throughout the year.

Schedule:
40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.
Application Process:
Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. A State application MUST be submitted electronically through the www.careers.sc.gov website.
Employer Address:

3677 State Park Rd
Prosperity, SC 29127
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.