Vacancy Announcement: Park Ranger I, Fallon, NV
Nevada DCNR - Parks Division
Job Title: PARK RANGER 1 - COMMISSIONED - UNDERFILL
PARK RANGER 1 - COMMISSIONED - 60013259
Posting Close Date: 6/6/2023
FALLON, NEVADA, US, 89406
Requisition Id: 18448
PARK RANGER 1 - COMMISSIONED - UNDERFILL - Requisition ID: 18448
Recruitment Type: Open Competitive
Posting Close Date: 6/6/2023
Geographical Location: Silver Springs, Lahontan, Fernley
Department: DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES
Division: DCNR - PARKS DIVISION
Business Unit: HR-STATE PARKS
Work Type: PERMANENT
*Pay Grade: GRADE 32
Salary Range: $45,601.92 - $67,296.24
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Recruiter: JON M TERRAZAS
Phone: 775 684-0116
Park Rangers (Commissioned) participate in operations, law enforcement, resource management, interpretation and maintenance activities at an assigned State park. Under the direct supervision of a Park Supervisor, incumbents receive training in performing the duties described in the series concept. This is the trainee level in the series and progression to the next level in the series may occur upon meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance and with the recommendation of the appointing authority.
Lahontan State Recreation Area encompasses 25,000 acres and 69 miles of shoreline around Lahontan Reservoir. The primary duty station, Silver Springs Beach receives approximately 300,000 visitors each year. Typical activities are camping, boating, and fishing. Lahontan is a Desert climate with 90-to-100-degree summers and some snow in winter.
Park Rangers assist in overall park management and are responsible for specific areas of management such as Supervision of fee collection, seasonal maintenance employee supervision, and resource management. Public safety and Law Enforcement is a major part of summer. As a state park peace officer, incumbents write citations, make arrests, handle accidents and incidents, resolve disputes, keep peace, and respond to emergency situations as required. Law enforcement academy training will be provided.
Nevada State Park Rangers are generalists, typical duties include clean and maintain park buildings/grounds. Other duties include but are not limited to gathering visitor information/statistics, collecting and accounting for fees, responding to visitor inquiries, preparing reports, and handling correspondence. Incumbents prepare and present interpretive programs. At Lahontan, intense summer visitation requires extended periods of fast paced work. After hours call outs are common. The schedule will vary by season. This position will be required to work various hours and shifts including holidays and weekends. Night shift rotations are required during summer.
Park residency is required in the provided housing at this duty location.
Incumbents have the opportunity to progress to a Park Ranger II after one year. Park Ranger positions provide qualifying experience for advancement to the Park Supervisor series.
To see full class specifications, visit: http://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/13/13-141spc.pdf
Application Evaluation Exam
This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Nearest Major Market: Reno
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