CABARRUS COUNTY - Cabarrus County, NC3.0

This posting will be used to fill 7 SEASONAL PART-TIME PARK RANGER positions. Hours and days work may vary. Must be available to work days, nights, and weekends. Must be able to work up to 20 hours per week.

The first round of reviews will begin on 1/25/19 and will continue until all positions have been filled.

Hiring range for this position is $13.01 - 14.82 per hour. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Pay grade for this position is 07.

Performs responsible skilled work involving a variety of assignments at the County and school parks. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Park Program Manager. Daily guidance and direction is provided by Senior Park Rangers. Direction is provided to Recreation Facility Operators and Community Service Workers.

Examples of Duties

Patrolling the park to ensure patrons' safety and enjoyment; ensuring the park equipment is maintained, the park is clean, and reservations are adhered to; inspecting parks and school parks; secures monies used in transactions and collected; preparing and maintaining files and records.

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Opens and closes park.
  • Collects and accounts for fees.
  • Patrols park to ensure patron use, safety, and enjoyment.
  • Enforces park rules and regulations; patrols park areas.
  • Cleans facilities, grounds, and restrooms.
  • Picks up trash, empties garbage, and maintains park equipment.
  • Supervises concession, pool, and facility operations.
  • Directs traffic and assists with special events.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports on park activities.
  • Secures park buildings at closing.
  • Assists in the preparation and presentation of park interpretive programs.
  • Responds to inquiries and assists park visitors.
  • Submits work orders for park and school park repairs
  • Assists in set-up or repair of facilities.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work location.
  • Takes reservations and reviews on-line reservation system regularly.
  • Performs related tasks as required.
Some knowledge of the state laws and local ordinances governing park and recreational areas. Ability to enforce rules and regulations in a firm and courteous manner; follow oral and written directions; prepare detailed reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, and the general public.

Previous field of parks and recreation industry related experience is strongly preferred.

Minimum Education / Experience requirements

Requires graduation from high school and some experience in recreation, parks, or other public contact work. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered..

This is medium work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires standing, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Position is a safety-sensitive position as defined by the Drug Free Workplace Policy. This is a seasonal position. Possession of current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications.

Supplemental Information
Supplemental and Contact Information

Cabarrus County selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 704-920-2200.