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Job Opportunity - Park Ranger - South Carolina

Oct 26, 2021

Park Ranger III, Baker Creek State Park






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

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

Park Ranger III


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: 10/27/21

CLOSING DATE: 11/03/21 11:59 PM

JOB TITLE: Park Ranger III

CLASS CODE: LB25

POSITION NUMBER: 60022080

SLOT NUMBER:

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

AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $32,800
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $32,800

LOCATION: McCormick 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: Yes
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY): Residency in agency provided housing.

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:

Under general supervision, assists with overall operation and maintenance of a State Park. Performs diversified duties governed by general instructions, policies and standard operating procedures of the State Park Service.

1) Supervises and directs other full and part-time employees as directed by the Park Manager.
2) Assists with and may conduct the administrative activities to include, but not limited to, receiving and documenting revenues, preparing reports and receiving payments in accordance with standard operating procedures.
3) Manages specific operational activities to include specific areas such as retail sales, recreation equipment rentals, camping, bike/hike trails, special events, volunteers and staff.
4) Maintain all equipment related to Ranger activities in good working condition and appearance. Makes frequent inspections to assure satisfactory conditions. Provide safe environment for Park visitors & employees.
5) Enforces park rules, regulations and policies within established limits and in accordance with department policy.
6) Plans, directs and conducts maintenance activities on grounds, facilities and equipment to ensure that they are maintained to the standards set forth by the Park Service.
7) Performs continuous public relation activities and educational and recreational activities as required.
8) Practice and promote teamwork within the Park, 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 two (2) years experience as a Park Ranger or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

1) Classification may require successful completion of law enforcement training as prescribed by state law. 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 materials and substances used in maintaining park facilities and grounds. Position works a flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays.
2) Knowledge of park operations, to include maintenance and administrative functions. The ability to work independently and direct subordinates as required.
3) Possess a valid SC Driver's License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

Actual Job Location: Baker Creek State Park.

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

Residency in agency provided housing.

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 #121394
PARK RANGER III
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Park Ranger III Supplemental Questionnaire

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1.

Do you possess an associate's degree with two years related experience, or four years related 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.

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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5.

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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6.

Please choose the statement that best represents your experience with managing work-related budgets.

I am currently responsible and accountable for work-related budgets.
I am not directly responsible for, but familiar with work-related budgets.
I do not have any experience with work-related budgets.

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7.

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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8.

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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9.

Please indicate the number of years of experience you possess in a Customer Service related field.

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

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10.

How did you hear about this position?

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

11.

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

12.

Are you a current SCPRT employee?

Yes No

* Required Question

Allison R. King, M.Ed., SHRM-CP

Employment and Recruitment Manager

South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 522

Columbia, SC 29201

803-734-0861

SCPRT.com