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Working As A Park Ranger

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • $28,003

    Average Salary

What Does A Park Ranger Do At National Park Service

* enforcement of federal laws, regulations and policies; investigation of motor vehicle accidents; patrol of both frontcountry and backcountry sites; emergency response (utilizing Incident Command System);provide emergency medical services; search and rescue; facilitate visitor stewardship and orientation; wilderness management; boundary enforcement; protection of natural and cultural resources (wildlife, plants, archeological sites, historic buildings) and wildland/structural fire suppression.
* Additional duties for GS
* The incumbent will assist with preliminary investigations of felonies and other crimes and violations of park rules and public use and safety requirements, and in crowd control activities.
* Proactively protects park resources from all forms of degradation.
* Additional duties for GS
* The incumbent will independently conduct law enforcement investigations into misdemeanor violations.
* Under the supervision of a Type I commissioned personnel, investigate felony violations and fatalities

What Does A Park Ranger Do At U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

* Participate in recreation program planning and administration.
* Participate in the development and execution of resource management and protection program plans and reporting; pertinent to law enforcement, accident/safety, land management, visitor trends, facility usage, or similar program areas.
* Patrol project lands and waters to prevent unauthorized use, trespass, destruction of property, and to insure compliance with rules and regulations, and protection of project land, water, facilities and other environmental and cultural resources.
* Investigates violations.
* Develop and execute interpretive program efforts through preparation of interpretive material in specified subjects of an historical, natural resource, or other project related nature and through substantive involvement in overall site interpretive program administration.
* Assist others in the accomplishment of data collection, assembly, compilation, and reporting relevant to recreational usage within the project.
* Provide assistance and/or advice and information where possible, contacts persons to anticipate special needs, eliminate causes of dissatisfaction, or otherwise improve service to visitor/user.
* After program completion, Department of the Army Pathways Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent or term appointment without further competition.
* This position is being filled at the GS
* level with potential conversion to a position with a full performance level at GS
*

What Does A Park Ranger Do At Washington State

* Facilitate the identification, planning, and oversight of all park activities as required necessary to fulfill the mission/vision of the park area, division and agency:
* Develop, submit for review, and maintain Operational Planning & Reports.
* Manage area budget; ensure fiscal accountability and compliance with agency policies and procedures.
* Provide direction and oversight for all maintenance functions in the area and coordinate with other Agency staff as needed:
* Set maintenance priorities for area.
* Develop and maintain biennial plan for area maintenance needs.
* Construct and manage area equipment and project budget in cooperation with Region and statewide priorities.
* Ensure required maintenance safety training and procedures are met by all area staff.
* Oversee contract management at your location.
* Supervise direct reports: ensure they are following all applicable Agency policies and procedures, statewide rules and regulations and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
* Provide leadership in park area and participate in leadership opportunities in the division and agency:
* Understand and support Agency mission and vision.
* Understand and support division mission and vision.
* Create and maintain area mission and vision in alignment with Agency and Division goals.
* Proactively communicate with staff in a positive and supportive manner.
* Actively participate in agency wide peer group meetings.
* Seek opportunities to demonstrate innovation and leadership within assigned area.
* Represent State Parks at meetings, in collaboration with agency programs, and in all facets of public engagement.
* Participate in and oversee Law Enforcement activities.
* Qualifications

What Does A Park Ranger Do At State of Arizona

* May serve as an interpretive guide, conduct programs and perform park facility maintenance.
* Provide general, historical, and scientific information and education to the visiting public concerning protection and management of natural and cultural resources.
* Conduct interpretative natural and cultural resource programs and regularly perform work essential to preserve and protect the park's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the enjoyment of the public.
* Customer Service/General:
* Greets and provides information to park visitors.
* Enforce park rules, collect fees, issue permits and perform office and clerical duties.
* Performs work of moderate difficulty in maintaining campgrounds and day use areas, trail work,landscape and grounds maintenance,litter and garbage collection, cleaning restroom and shower facilities.
* Performs routine facility maintenance, general housekeeping and custodial tasks.
* Performs moderate level construction work on special
* projects and painting.
* Inspect and patrol park grounds for vandalism, malfunctions or problems.
* May operate a gift shop or store,operate a cash register, write reports, perform supply inventories, make deposits and sell gas.
* KNOWLEDGE

What Does A Park Ranger Do At National Park Service

* 45,371.00 to $65,286
* Per Year
* Series & Grade:
* GS-0025-07/09
* Promotion Potential:
* Supervisory Status:
* No
* Who May Apply:
* United States Citizens
* Control Number:
* Job Announcement Number:
* PWR-16-1814894-ACWA-cf

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Park Ranger Demographics

Gender

Male

63.8%

Female

34.7%

Unknown

1.5%
Ethnicity

White

67.1%

Hispanic or Latino

13.5%

Black or African American

9.7%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

3.7%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

53.7%

German

10.7%

French

9.9%

Russian

3.3%

Chinese

2.5%

Japanese

2.5%

Carrier

2.5%

Swedish

1.7%

Hawaiian

1.7%

Korean

1.7%

Arabic

1.7%

Italian

1.7%

Dakota

0.8%

Persian

0.8%

Braille

0.8%

Occidental

0.8%

Greek

0.8%

Polish

0.8%

Mandarin

0.8%

Hmong

0.8%
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Park Ranger Education

Schools

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

7.3%

Oregon State University

7.3%

University of Maine

7.0%

Northern Arizona University

7.0%

West Virginia University

6.6%

Central Michigan University

6.6%

Pennsylvania State University

5.1%

University of Phoenix

5.1%

Colorado State University

5.1%

Michigan State University

4.8%

Humboldt State University

4.8%

George Mason University

4.4%

Kansas State University

4.0%

Eastern Kentucky University

4.0%

Utah State University

4.0%

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

3.7%

Ferris State University

3.3%

University of Florida

3.3%

Liberty University

3.3%

Western Michigan University

3.3%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

14.4%

Environmental Science

13.1%

Business

8.5%

History

6.8%

Biology

6.4%

Law Enforcement

5.6%

Natural Resources Management

5.2%

Recreation Management

4.6%

Parks And Recreation Management

4.2%

Geography

4.2%

Ecology, Population Biology, And Epidemiology

3.4%

Geology

3.0%

General Studies

2.9%

Forestry

2.9%

Wildlife Management

2.9%

Psychology

2.8%

Education

2.4%

Elementary Education

2.3%

Liberal Arts

2.1%

English

2.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

49.5%

Other

19.0%

Masters

14.2%

Associate

10.0%

Certificate

5.5%

Doctorate

1.1%

Diploma

0.5%

License

0.2%
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Top Skills for A Park Ranger

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  1. Public Safety
  2. Emergency
  3. Wildlife
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  • Implement and enforce Virginia State Park rules and regulations as well as Virginia State laws regarding public safety and security.
  • Administer first aid and other emergency assistance, coordinating with cooperating emergency service providers and agencies.
  • Assist Supervisory Park Ranger in wildlife-dependent recreation limited to photography, wildlife-viewing, and environmental education.
  • Assisted Law Enforcement Rangers by documenting and investigating illegal and irresponsible activities conducted within the district.
  • Provided quality customer service including collecting entrance fees, educating guests about park amenities, and providing safety information.

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