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DCNR Ranger Trainee (Full-Time, Seasonal)

  • ... Lycoming County, PA, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 21.03 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 22, 2024       Expires on: Jun 06, 2024

DCNR Ranger Trainee (Full-Time, Seasonal)   

JOB TITLE:

DCNR Ranger Trainee (Full-Time, Seasonal)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Lycoming County, PA Pennsylvania United States

REMOTE:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you an individual who thrives in breathtaking natural surroundings? Do you have a passion for interacting with others and offering them a meaningful experience? As a Ranger Trainee, each day presents new and exciting opportunities, allowing you to inspire and guide others.
Little Pine State Park is actively searching for a Seasonal Full-time DCNR Ranger Trainee to join our team.
Take the leap today and play a vital role in safeguarding the well-being and pleasure of the public in this magnificent park, fostering an atmosphere where individuals can unwind and partake in recreational pursuits.
  


As a trainee in the Ranger program, you will undergo a comprehensive one-year training that combines formal instruction and practical experience.
This training will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge in various areas such as public interaction, customer service, outdoor recreation, conservation, environmental education, public safety, and law enforcement.
By the end of the program, you will be fully prepared to carry out the duties of a DCNR Ranger.
Your responsibilities will include assisting in park patrols, ensuring the safety of visitors, addressing any emergencies or safety concerns, and enforcing park laws and regulations.
Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining detailed logs, documenting the condition of park facilities, equipment, and campgrounds, as well as handling permits and collecting fees.
Accuracy in financial transactions and record-keeping will be crucial in this role.
 

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the  position description .


 Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment
  • This is a 7 day a week operation.
    Schedule varies, holiday and weekend work is required.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email.
    Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • Completion of 15 college credits in natural or environmental sciences, natural resource management, park management, parks or outdoor recreation, forestry, environmental education, ecology, wildlife management, or in a closely related field; or
  • Six months of experience providing visitor services in a public park, forest, recreation area, or a privately-owned and operated nature or outdoor education center; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.
     


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at time of employment.
  • All positions require possession of an active motor vehicle license.
  • All employees must successfully complete a structured law enforcement training program to obtain authority in exercising the powers of arrest during the trainee period.
  • All employees must obtain valid certification in standard first aid and adult, child, and infant CPR approved by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or equivalent during the trainee period.
  • All employees must pass psychological testing (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
    Failure to pass this test is a basis for removal from the position.
  • All employees must pass Pennsylvania State Police and FBI Criminal Background Checks.
    A record of conviction of a criminal offense for which more than one year in prison can be imposed as punishment is a basis for removal from the position.

Other Requirements:
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement.
     For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements: 
  • You must pass a background investigation.
  • This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
    • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
    Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.
    e.
    , relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements.
    Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
     
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.
     
    Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.
     
 
Veterans: 

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
 
If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

 
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.
All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position.
    No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
     
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 22, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

21.03 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714842944-e30c1be1de6a9ede6ec5efc7c9d0f2b5

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Lycoming County, PA

Job Origin:

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Are you an individual who thrives in breathtaking natural surroundings? Do you have a passion for interacting with others and offering them a meaningful experience? As a Ranger Trainee, each day presents new and exciting opportunities, allowing you to inspire and guide others. Little Pine State Park is actively searching for a Seasonal Full-time DCNR Ranger Trainee to join our team. Take the leap today and play a vital role in safeguarding the well-being and pleasure of the public in this magnificent park, fostering an atmosphere where individuals can unwind and partake in recreational pursuits.  


As a trainee in the Ranger program, you will undergo a comprehensive one-year training that combines formal instruction and practical experience. This training will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge in various areas such as public interaction, customer service, outdoor recreation, conservation, environmental education, public safety, and law enforcement. By the end of the program, you will be fully prepared to carry out the duties of a DCNR Ranger. Your responsibilities will include assisting in park patrols, ensuring the safety of visitors, addressing any emergencies or safety concerns, and enforcing park laws and regulations. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining detailed logs, documenting the condition of park facilities, equipment, and campgrounds, as well as handling permits and collecting fees. Accuracy in financial transactions and record-keeping will be crucial in this role. 

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the  position description .

 Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment
  • This is a 7 day a week operation. Schedule varies, holiday and weekend work is required.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • Completion of 15 college credits in natural or environmental sciences, natural resource management, park management, parks or outdoor recreation, forestry, environmental education, ecology, wildlife management, or in a closely related field; or
  • Six months of experience providing visitor services in a public park, forest, recreation area, or a privately-owned and operated nature or outdoor education center; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at time of employment.
  • All positions require possession of an active motor vehicle license.
  • All employees must successfully complete a structured law enforcement training program to obtain authority in exercising the powers of arrest during the trainee period.
  • All employees must obtain valid certification in standard first aid and adult, child, and infant CPR approved by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or equivalent during the trainee period.
  • All employees must pass psychological testing (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). Failure to pass this test is a basis for removal from the position.
  • All employees must pass Pennsylvania State Police and FBI Criminal Background Checks. A record of conviction of a criminal offense for which more than one year in prison can be imposed as punishment is a basis for removal from the position.

Other Requirements:
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements: 
  • You must pass a background investigation.
  • This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
    • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position. 
 
Veterans: 

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
 
If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
 
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.  
  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. 
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

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