Title: Seasonal Park Ranger 1 – Wallowa Lake
Job Number: REQ-72523
Salary: $3,080 - $4,429 per month
Deadline: 09/02/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
Would you enjoy working on a team where you can use your landscaping skills and develop hands-on experience in park maintenance and operations? In this position, you will be situated between a scenic glacial lake and the towering peaks of the Wallowa Mountains. Come join our team at Wallowa Lake State Park near Joseph, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our state parks!
If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Park Ranger at Wallowa Lake State Park and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!
This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 1.
OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.
Our Operating Principles
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.
What you will do:
As a seasonal Park Ranger 1 at this location, you will perform the following:
General Park Operations
Building, Facility, and Utility Maintenance and Construction
Visitor Services & Park Safety
(a) Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).
(b) An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies and 6 months of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).
The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 or six weeks after FDA approval of the vaccines, whichever is later, unless the employee receives a medical or religious exemption/accommodation. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation by October 18, 2021 or six weeks after FDA approval, whichever is later. For more information, visit https://www.oregon.gov/gov/Documents/executive_orders/eo_21-29.pdf.
What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):
What's in it for you:
This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including:
LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required):