Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant – Lake Owyhee

  • Oregon Parks and Recreation
  • Lake Owyhee State Park
  • Mar 02, 2022
Full time Security Maintenance

Job Description

Title: Seasonal Park Ranger Assistant – Lake Owyhee

Job Number: REQ-89972

Salary: $2,723 – $3,439 per month

Location: Lake Owyhee State Park



Would you enjoy working on a team where you can use your excellent customer service skills and develop hands-on experience in park maintenance and operations? Do you have landscaping or custodial experience, and wonder what it would be like to have a State Park as your work space?


If this sounds like you, come join our seasonal team as a Park Ranger Assistant and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!


This recruitment announcement will be used to fill multiple vacancies and future vacancies for Farewell Bend Management Unit at Lake Owyhee State Park.


Our Mission

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 Assistant, you will perform basic tasks in a single area of park operations such as janitorial work, landscape maintenance, interpretation or visitor services, although some positions will require performing tasks in a variety of areas.



Minimum Qualifications:

(a) Six (6) months of experience (paid or unpaid) performing public contact or customer service duties (e.g. Teacher, Customer Service Representative, Salesperson, Receptionist, etc.) and/or maintenance experience (construction trades, landscaping, custodial, etc.).


(b) Six (6) months of college in any discipline (24 quarter hours/16 semester hours).



What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):

  • Experience providing exceptional customer service.
  • Experience providing rule information and asking for compliance.
  • Ability to use computerized registration equipment and programs.
  • Ability to make change and prepare simple cash reconciliation reports.
  • Experience using tools, material and equipment associated with landscape and building maintenance.
  • Experience assisting with the performance of basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds keeping tasks.
  • Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.



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:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members
  • Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year after trail service
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).





Janitorial & Cleaning, Landscaping



$2,723 – $3,439 per month

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