DCNR Ranger (Point State Park)

Commonwealth of PA - Pittsburgh, PA3.7

Full-time
THE POSITION
If you enjoy working in a beautiful scenic environment, working outdoors and in law enforcement, working with the public while providing a service, being a respected role model, and where no two days are alike, then Point State Park may be the place for you. Point State Park is hiring a SEASONAL FULL TIME, WAGE position to provide the public a safe enjoyable environment for recreation and relaxation.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Seasonal full-time employment
Work schedule varies
40 hours/week; 7 days/week operation
Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and all shifts as required by Park Management
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This position is responsible for providing safety and law enforcement at Point State Park. The DCNR Ranger patrols the park property and boundaries to ensure the safety of visitors and park grounds. Work may involve foot patrol, motorized vehicle, motor boat and bicycling patrols. A DCNR Ranger presents a professional image to the general public through uniform appearance, verbal skills, courtesies and knowledge of the Park's history. A DCNR Ranger takes charge of emergency situations, accidents, and organizing search and rescue parties, and administers CPR and First Aid when needed. A DCNR Ranger works closely with the Fish & Boat and Game Commission Officers as well as Local and State Police to present evidence and witnesses and examines and cross examines witnesses and testifies on behalf of the Commonwealth in court. A DCNR Ranger is responsible for completing daily logs and operates the Reservation and Revenue System. This position also requires cooperation with local, state, and City of Pittsburgh Police.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Successful completion of the DCNR Ranger Trainee program; OR completion of 15 credits in natural or environmental sciences, natural resource management, park management, outdoor recreation, forestry, environmental education, ecology, wildlife management, or related natural resource or recreation courses; and completion of a department-recognized police training course such as the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission (Act 120), or completion of an equivalent law enforcement officer training or certification program that allows eligibility for commissioning as a police officer.
Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a valid Class C driver's license
Condition of Employment - Must be at least 21 years of age at time of employment
Condition of Employment - Possession of a valid certification or its equivalent in first aid and adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as approved by the PA Department of Health for professional rescuers or healthcare professionals
Condition of Employment - Certain positions in this job require possession of a valid Class M operator's license
Post Employment Requirement - Must obtain commission as a State Park or State Forest Officer that includes powers of arrest and maintain this commission during employment in this job
Must be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Score valid for this specific posting only
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

Provide complete and accurate information or:
score may be lower than deserved
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
May only test once under this announcement
Email notice of test results provided
Only most recent exam score is counted
Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:

Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058

Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253

Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/