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Job Opportunities: Off-Park Ranger (2 positions) South Carolina, Ceasars Head and Table Rock State Parks

Jan 17, 2023

Vacancy recruitment: 2 off-ranger positions, South Carolina State Parks

  • Ceasars Head State Park, Greenville County
  • Table Rock State Park, Pickens County

Ceasars Head State Park

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Salary

$30,088.00 Annually

Location

Greenville County, SC

Job Type

FTE - Full-Time

Agency

Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Job Number

143498

Closing

1/24/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code:

AA75

Position Number:

60021904

Normal Work Schedule:

Other

Pay Band

Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.

$30,088.00

Hiring Range - Max.

$30,088.00

Opening Date

01/17/2023

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures:

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.

Veteran Preference Statement

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities

A granitic gneiss outcropping atop the dramatic Blue Ridge Escarpment gives Caesars Head State Park its name. Every fall, from the easily-accessible overlook atop the rocky peak of the Blue Ridge Escarpment, sight-seers are treated to the Hawk Watch program and a spectacular view that extends into North Carolina and Georgia.

Job Purpose and Duties:

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. Assumes the responsibilities of the Park Manager in the absence of higher level employees.

1) Assists with the administrative activities to include, but not limited to, receiving and documenting revenues, rotating shifts to include daily and nightly schedules, preparing reports and making payments in accordance with standard operating procedures.
2) Assists with the operational activities to include supervising specific areas such as retail sales, swimming areas, hiking trails, day use areas, camping and other overnight accommodations or special use facilities.
3) Provides a variety of office functions related to callers, correspondence, document file and retrieval system, etc.
4) Performs continuous public relations activities and assists with educational and recreational programming.
5) Provides assistance to and works to provide a safe environment to park visitors, to include enforcement of park rules, regulations and policies within established limits and in accordance with Division policy.
6) Performs limited maintenance activities on buildings and grounds (to include trails).
7) Supervises and directs part-time employees and volunteers as directed by job objectives.
8) Practice and promote teamwork within the State Park Service, throughout the agency and with external stakeholders. Represents office as an active member on agency teams assigned throughout the year.

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Minimum and Additional Requirements

Associate's degree in Park Management or related field with (1) year related 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.
Works rotating schedule to include day shifts, night shifts, weekends and holidays. Position requires travel between Caesars Head State Park and Jones Gap State Park.
2) Knowledge of bookkeeping, merchandising and applicable sales principles and practices. Knowledge of applicable terminology and research practices. Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and organizational functions. Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to train other employees. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public. Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures.

Additional Comments

Actual Job Location: Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area.

Full-time, 40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

Table Rock State Park

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Salary

$29,061.00 - $53,769.00 Annually

Location

Pickens County, SC

Job Type

FTE - Full-Time

Agency

Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Job Number

143491

Closing

1/24/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement

No

Class Code:

AA75

Position Number:

60021843

Normal Work Schedule:

Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other):

Full-time, 40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

Pay Band

Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.

$30,088.00

Hiring Range - Max.

$30,088.00

Opening Date

01/17/2023

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures:

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.

Veteran Preference Statement

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities

Table Rock State Park fits the bill for the natural beauty attributed to scenic Highway 11. The towering mountain, which gives the park its name, serves as a backdrop for the 3,000 acre park and its facilities. Below this section of the Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina natives and visitors can enjoy Table Rock State Park cabins, a campground and an old-fashioned swimming hole on one of the park’s two lakes.

Job Purpose and Duties:

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. Assumes the responsibilities of the Park Manager in the absence of higher level employees.

1) Assists with the administrative activities to include, but not limited to, receiving and documenting revenues, preparing reports and making payments in accordance with standard operating procedures.
2) Assists with the operational activities to include supervising specific areas such as retail sales, day use areas, camping, cabins and other overnight accommodations or special use facilities.
3) Provides a variety of office functions related to callers, correspondence, document file and retrieval system, etc.
4) Performs continuous public relations activities and assists with educational and recreational programming.
5) Provides assistance to and works to maintain a safe environment for park visitors, to include enforcement of park rules, regulations and policies within established limits and in accordance with Division policy.
6) Performs routine maintenance and repair activities on buildings and grounds.
7) Practice and promote teamwork within the State Park Service, throughout the agency and with external agency stakeholders. Represents office as an active member on agency teams assigned throughout the year.

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Minimum and Additional Requirements

Associate's degree in Park Management or related field with (1) year related 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.
Ability to work a rotating schedule, to include day and night shifts as well as weekends and holidays.
2) Knowledge of bookkeeping, merchandising and applicable sales principles and practices. Knowledge of applicable terminology and research practices. Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and organizational functions. Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to train other employees. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public. Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures.
3) Must posses a valid South Carolina Driver's License.

Additional Comments

Actual Job Location: Table Rock State Park.

Full-time, 40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

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Agency

State of South Carolina

Agency

Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Address

1205 Pendleton Street

Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone

803-734-0861

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