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Job Opportunity: Park Ranger I, South Carolina

Jul 25, 2022
Vacancy:  Park Ranger I, Rivers Bridge State Historic Site, Barnwell County, SC

Park Ranger I

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Salary

$23,885.00 - $44,199.00 Annually

Location

Barnwell County, SC

Job Type

FTE - Full-Time

Agency

Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Job Number

134763

Closing

8/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement

Yes

Class Code:

LB20

Position Number:

60021568

Normal Work Schedule:

Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other):

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

Pay Band

Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.

$34,685.00

Hiring Range - Max.

$34,685.00

Opening Date

07/25/2022

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.

Residency Requirement (specifics):

Residency in agency-provided housing is required. Employee will be required to sign a residency agreement, which outlines the expectations for rent and utilities.

Veteran Preference Statement

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

Job Responsibilities

Rivers Bridge State Historic Site marks the site of one of the Confederacy’s last stands against General William T. Sherman’s sweep across the South. Of all the Civil War Sites in South Carolina, the Battle of Rivers Bridge is the only one in the State Parks system that is home to a preserved battlefield.

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. 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.

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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.

Additional Comments

Actual Job Location: Rivers Bridge State Historic Site.

Residency in agency-provided housing is required. Employee will be required to sign a residency agreement, which outlines the expectations for rent and utilities.

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

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3650814/park-ranger-i

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