Park Ranger 1 (Ridley Creek State Park)

Commonwealth of PA - Media, PA3.8

Full-time
THE POSITION
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has need of responsible people who are willing to work for Ridley Creek State Park in Media, PA. If you can adapt to a non-traditional work schedule, work with people, and be a part of a place that is enjoyed by visitors; then Ridley Creek State Park has a position that may be of interest to you.

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 ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.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 employment
Work hours - 37.5 hours/week - 7 day a week operation
Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and all shifts as required by Park Management
Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Delaware County. If no eligible candidates who live within Delaware County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This position entails public safety, visitor service work and outdoor recreation within Ridley Creek State Park. Work includes meeting with park visitors to answer questions regarding park facilities, recreational schedules, park history and environmental features along with explaining park rules, regulations, policies, procedures, goals and objectives.

Office work will require use of computer systems to make reservations for patrons.

Takes action during emergency situations to bring them under control; provides first aid as needed; organizes and assists with search and rescue operations to locate missing park visitors; inspects buildings and park structures for safety hazards and operates a motor vehicle.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Two years of public contact work that involved the interpretation and explanation of public information; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training
Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license
Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a current American Red Cross Certificate in Multi-Media First-Aid, or an American Red Cross Certificate in Standard First-Aid, or a United States' Bureau of Mines Certificate in Standard First-Aid; AND possession of a certificate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Must be able to perform essential job functions

Legal Requirements:
A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information
You must pass a background investigation
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 our website at www.employment.pa.gov, 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

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: https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx