Lead Park Ranger

County of Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI3.7

Position Type: Full-time, Hourly
Department: Parks

Compensation Range: $16.27 - $20.86/hr ($33,844.32 - $43,399.89)
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 @ 5:59pm CST

Job Summary

Lead the Ranger unit's seasonal employees in the coordination and delivery of services designed to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations as well as the safety of the public, employees and the Parks' assets.

Job Responsibilities

Park Patrol - Oversee daily patrol duties spanning 158 Milwaukee County parks that cover over 15,000 acres of land. Enforce compliance with Park regulations; audit and sell permits and dog tags; and enforce parking regulations and issue citations for non-compliance.

Supervision - Supervise the work and activities of up to 14 part-time Rangers and assigning them to different parks or events, reviewing their timesheets and ensuring adequate park patrol coverage.

Special Events - Coordinate and assist in the patrol activities of 20 large-scale events every year. Duties include assessing service needs, such as traffic control, money handling, security observation posts, coordinating service delivery, and providing direct support at the events.

Training - Lead Field Training Officer (FTO) year-round for all seasonal and/or part-time park patrol employees. Provide training of Parks locations, personal safety and awareness, special event traffic control, reporting of property damage crimes and other aspects of the job.

Work Activity Tracking - Review Rangers’ daily activity sheets for completeness and accuracy. Authorize as needed and file.

Fleet Management - Primary liaison with Fleet Management regarding scheduled maintenance and repairs for all county vehicles assigned to Parks Administration. Provide delivery and pick up of vehicles in need of servicing.

Scheduling – Responsible for scheduling and the distributing of the weekly schedule of seasonal reports. Manage scheduling conflicts and rescheduling as the need arises.

Record Reconciliation - Track, organize and reconcile records on the collection of an increasing number of fees, permits and citations in our internal database.

Community Service - Provide custumer service as needed when in the field. Act as Parks department representative in community meetings, block watch and park watch events.

Ability to safely and properly operate vehicles, bicycles, utility carts, computers, cameras, A/V equipment, handheld radios, handtools, and various equipment.

Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 lbs.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education, License/Certification and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required

Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License required

Two (2) seasons/years or more of work experience in Law Enforcement, Military, Public Safety, Criminal Justice, Firefighter, or EMT required

One (1) season/year or more of supervisory/management work experience required

CPR, AED and First Aid certifications required

60+ college credits or Associate’s degree (or higher) in Criminal Justice, Police Science or closely related field preferred

Law Enforcement/Security related training or certifications preferred

Basic EMT certification preferred

PG05P Org:9000 RV

Special Instructions: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the state of Wisconsin. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.
Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.