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Job Opportunity - Off-Park Ranger - South Carolina

Oct 26, 2021

Off-Park Ranger, Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area



STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
1205 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

Off-Park Ranger


An Equal Opportunity Employer

THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE AGENCY. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS. THE AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THIS DOCUMENT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. NO PROMISES OR ASSURANCES, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHICH ARE CONTRARY TO OR INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PARAGRAPH CREATE ANY CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

OPENING DATE: 10/26/21

CLOSING DATE: 11/02/21 11:59 PM

JOB TITLE: Off-Park Ranger

CLASS CODE: AA75

POSITION NUMBER: 60021904

SLOT NUMBER:

STATE SALARY RANGE:
$28,215.00 - $52,203.00 Annually

AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $29,213
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $29,213

LOCATION: Greenville County, South Carolina

JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: No
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY):

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Associate 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) Classification may require successful completion of law enforcement training as prescribed by state law. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License.
3) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

Actual Job Location: Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area.

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

Housing not provided.

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

careers.sc.gov
1205 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Job #121364
OFF-PARK RANGER
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Off-Park Ranger Supplemental Questionnaire

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1.

Do you have an associate degree in Park Management or related field with (1) year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience?

Yes No

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2.

Please indicate the option that best represents your highest level of education.

Not a graduate
High school diploma or equivalent GED
Some college, no degree
One year of college
Two years of college, no degree
Associate's degree
Three years of college, no degree
Four years of college, no degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctorate, all but dissertation
Doctorate

3.

If you possess a degree, in what field of study is your degree?

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4.

Please indicate the option that best represents your years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a government owned park.

None
Less than 1 year
1 year
More than 1 year, but less than 3 years
More than 3 years, but less than 5 years
At least 5 years or more

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5.

Please indicate the option that best represents your years of experience in the area of grounds, facilities and equipment maintenance.

None
Less than 1 year
1 year
More than 1 year, but less than 3 years
At least 3 years, but less than 5 years
At least 5 years or more

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6.

Please choose the answer that best describes your experience with managing natural and/or cultural resources.

In my current or a previous position, I have worked with natural and/or cultural resources (programming, interpretation, education, etc.).
I am familiar with resource management techniques, but I am not/I have not been directly responsible.
I do not have any experience managing natural and/or cultural resources.

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7.

Please choose the option that best describes your level of experience with park-specific programming.

I provide/I have provided park-specific programming during employment.
I am familiar with this type of programming, but I am not/I have not been responsible for contents.
I do not have any experience with park-specific programming.

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8.

Which statement best describes your written and oral communication skills?

Routinely responsible for communicating directions to various co-workers through verbal presentations and written reports.
Somewhat experienced with these types of communication skills.
Responsible for very little communication with others.

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9.

Please briefly describe your experience in a Customer Service related field (such as hospitality, marketing, public relations, retail or any other closely related field).

10.

Please briefly describe your administrative experience (including, but not limited to receiving and documenting revenues, preparing reports and managing account payments).

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11.

How did you hear about this position?

State Career Website, careers.sc.gov
Higher Education Institution
LinkedIn
Indeed.com
Other

12.

If "Other" was chosen above, please provide the source of where you did hear about this position below.

13.

Are you a current SCPRT employee?

Yes No

* Required Question