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PARK RANGER 2

  • 503020
  • PATAGONIA
  • PARKS BOARD
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Nov 29 2021 at 18:00 MST

PARKS BOARD

Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners.
To learn more about Arizona State Parks and Trails, visit our web site at azstateparks.com.
Arizona State Parks and Trails protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks and Trails provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona.

PARK RANGER 2

PATAGONIA LAKE STATE PARK

**MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS**

Job Location:

Address:  400 Patagonia Lake Road, Nogales, AZ 85621

Posting Details:

Salary: 15.9154 / per hour

Grade: 16

Closing Date: November 29, 2021

**MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS**

Job Summary:

Under general supervision perform a variety of work activities while providing customer service in the operation of recreational, historic or natural features of the area, or historic objects /artifacts for visitors; and ensures public safety by enforcing Park rules and regulations.

Job Duties:

• Host visitors.
• Conducts interpretive programs and may lead guided walks or hikes.
• Provides information in response to visitor questions, directions, guidance, and concerns.
• Provides customer service by phone and in-person and respond to publics inquiries about park
hours, accommodations and reservations.
• Perform cashier duties at Contact Station/Gift Shop.
• Collect and account for fees for park admission and store purchases.
• Promote the safety of park visitors, enforce Park rules and protect Park resources.
• Utilize two-way radio communications system.
• Confers with local officials and law enforcement officers.
• Completes all necessary reports concerning incidents.
• Maintains all restrooms in clean, sanitary conditions to include disinfecting toilets, sinks, and water fountains. Sweep and mop floors. Restock towels, toilet paper, soap dispensers.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
• Park rules, fees and revenue functions.
• Techniques for display and interpretation of objects, artifacts and general resources to visitors.
• General office procedures.

Skill in:
• Public relations and information dissemination, active listening, service orientation, critical
thinking.
• Driving and operating automatic equipment
• Basic curatorial techniques.

Ability to:
• Research of natural or historical information.
• Performing math calculations.
• First aid techniques.
• Oral and written communications.
• Interpersonal relationships.
• De-escalate upset or noncompliant visitors.

Selective Preference(s):

Two years of experience equivalent to a Park Ranger Specialist , OR three years of work experience in customer service .library or museum work; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Park Management, Forestry , Natural Resources Management, or a closely related field. Any combination of training and experience that meet knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted .

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a current Arizona Driver’s license appropriate to assignment. Some positions may require certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Benefits:

The State’s comprehensive benefits package includes, affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans. Top ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, deferred compensation plan. Accrued sick leave and vacation leave, ten paid holidays per year and wellness plans.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Eligible for Arizona State Retirement System pension. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment for newly hired State of Arizona employees.

Contact Us:

Recruitmenthr@azstateparks.gov

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.