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Job Opportunity: Park Ranger III, Huntington Beach, South Carolina

Jan 9, 2023

Park Ranger III vacancy, Huntington Beach SP, Georgetown County, South Carolina


Park Ranger III

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Salary

$29,061.00 - $53,769.00 Annually

Location

Georgetown County, SC

Job Type

FTE - Full-Time

Agency

Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Job Number

142741

Closing

1/13/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement

Yes

Class Code:

LB25

Position Number:

60022866

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.

$39,964.00

Hiring Range - Max.

$39,964.00

Opening Date

01/02/2023

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.

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

A sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open, stands as one of the most recognizable South Carolina landmarks. Revel in sea-breeze camping, the finest surf fishing South Carolina has to offer and some of the top bird-watching on the East Coast. That’s not all Huntington Beach State Park has to offer.

There are also South Carolina landmarks such as Atalaya, the picturesque, Moorish-style winter home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, philanthropist and sculptor, respectively, who left the park and adjacent Brookgreen Gardens as their legacy.


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) Supervise and directs other full and part time employees as directed by the assistant park manager.
2) 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.
3) Assists with the operational activities to include supervising specific areas such as, day use areas, camping, overnight accommodations or special use facilities.
4) Assists with long and short term maintenance projects. Makes frequent inspection to assure safe and satisfactory conditions.
5) Enforces park rules, regulations and policies within established limits and in accordance with department policy.
6) Assists in control of inventories of equipment, supplies and retail items by issue use and counts; completes data reports.
7) Directs and conducts maintenance on grounds, facilities and equipment to assure that they are maintained to the standards set forth by the department policy.
8) Employee will be required to live in designated park housing to provide for security, safety and emergency response.

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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. Ability to work flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Position requires residency in agency provided housing.
2) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
3) Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.

Additional Comments

Actual Job Location: Huntington Beach 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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