Title: Park Ranger 1 – Silver Falls
Job Number: REQ-80570
Salary: $3,080 – $4,441 per month
Deadline: 11/30/2021 at 11:59pm
Do you have experience in building maintenance and grounds keeping? Are you great at working with customers and have knowledge of park operations? In this position, you will be working at the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system consisting of 9,064 acres. Come join our team at Silver Falls State Park near Silverton, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our 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 Park Ranger 1, you will be on the front lines of park maintenance, resource stewardship, and customer service. Your responsibilities will include:
General Park Operations
(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 or higher in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Six (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 requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
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):