PARK RANGER TECHNICIAN 1
- (SEASONAL) IN THE WESTERN REGION
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 23
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Park Ranger Technicians perform grounds and facility maintenance, custodial duties, fee collection, report writing, visitor services, and assist in the operation and maintenance of a State park.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Positions are seasonal and mostly full time. Hours and length of employment will vary by park and position, but will not exceed 9 months. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews as vacancies occur. Please indicate which State Park(s) you are applying for.
Under general supervision, seasonal Park Ranger Technician 1 positions oversee routine custodial and general facility and grounds maintenance, assist visitors and provide information related to park facilities, policies, rules and fees, and assist with educational programs and displays. The position will collect park user fees and make change as necessary; issue entrance permits; prepare routine reports and maintain records as assigned; perform routine preventive maintenance on park vehicles and equipment; check fluid levels; clean and wax vehicles as needed; and report malfunctions and problems.
Positions may be assigned special projects as including light construction, fencing, and sign replacement. Some incumbents may primarily work in the gift shop, fee booth, aquatic invasive species or weed abatement program.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in a park, zoo, museum, interpretive visitor center or closely related setting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please indicate which State Park(s) you are applying for.
Nevada State Parks in the Western Region:
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park near Austin or
Lahontan State Recreation Area in Fallon/Silver Springs.