State of Arizona - Tombstone, AZ3.6

30+ days agoFull-time
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park


Arizona State Parks and Trails Mission Statement: 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

Park Ranger II

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

223 Toughnut Street

Tombstone, AZ 85638

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park preserves the original Cochise County courthouse. The two-story building, constructed in 1882 in the Victorian style, is laid out in the shape of a cross and once contained various county offices, including those of the sheriff, recorder, treasurer, and the Board of Supervisors as well as courtrooms and a jail.

The museum in the courthouse is full of authentic interpretive exhibits on the history of Tombstone and Cochise County including, period Sheriff’s Office, artist drawings and interpretations of the Gunfight at the OK Corral, Wyatt Earp, mining exhibit area, Saloon & gaming room, period lawyers office and courtroom, ranching, and residents of Tombstone. Outside in the courtyard is a reproduction Gallows. The site where many convicted murderers met their fate.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Under the general direction of the Park Manager, this position may serve as an interpretive guide, conduct programs and perform maintenance of Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Provide general, historical, and scientific information and education to the visiting public concerning protection and management of natural and cultural resources. Performing a variety of tasks for the operation of a historic park.

These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work both independently and with others;
Provides excellent customer service to all visitors;
Knowledgeable in the use of Itinio Reservation Software to assist customers, collect fees, and conduct compliance;
Cleaning rest rooms, repairing small equipment, basic carpentry and electrical repairs, and landscape maintenance;
Promotes public safety by educating the public on park rules and regulations;
Assists in the supervision of community restitution work crews;
Lead seasonal employees and volunteers in various park projects;
Assists in managing any emergency situation that may occur on the park; and
Interprets interpretative or other features of the historic park for visitors.

Knowledge of:
Customer service;
Cash handling;
Basic construction - electrical, carpentry, and plumbing;
Vehicle operation and maintenance;
Basic use of hand tools and power tools;
Landscaping; Custodial function;
Basic first aid;
Park rules and regulations; and
Computer fundamentals (e.g., word processing, data-entry, web-base reservation, etc.).

Skill in:
Individual and team interaction;
Problem solving;
Oral and written communication;
Public relations and information dissemination;
Public speaking;
Interpersonal skills and competency with working a volunteer workforce;
Basic plumbing, electrical, and carpentry;
Driving, operating and servicing motorized and automotive equipment; Effective public contact;
Oral and written communication; Interpersonal relationships; and
Assigning and working with work crews.

Ability to:
Manage sensitive and delicate situations with a high degree of cordiality;
Maintain and upkeep of facilities and grounds;
Communicate with the public in intense settings;
Work weekends, holidays, and night shifts;
Work outside in extreme temperatures;
Multi-tasking; Uniformly and consistently interpret and enforce agency rules and regulations;
Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing;
Work with groups of people while maintaining a courteous and professional manner;
Work independently and as a member of a team;
Obtain and maintain an Arizona drivers license;
Drive and operate park equipment and power tools in a safe and effective manner;
Respond to occasional park emergencies;
Understand and utilize a web-based reservation system; and
Relocate to another state park seasonally and/or permanently on periodic basis.Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment.
Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).

The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including:

Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation pay and sick days 10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Wellness plans
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify

Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer