|Date Opened||9/27/2010 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/15/2010 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$4,581 - $5,002/month|
|HR Tech||Susan Brown|
YOU'RE INVITED TO APPLY! The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Parks and Open Space are announcing a recruitment for the position of Park Ranger. Park Rangers are responsible for public contact, enforcement, and maintenance of park land under the Countyís jurisdiction. This position is distinguished from Open Space Park Ranger in that the work of the latter focuses on patrolling and preserving the natural habitat of flora and fauna found in open space lands rather than the operation and maintenance of developed parks and recreational areas. This is a fixed term position funded through 2013 and may continue contingent upon ongoing funding. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and any future vacancies for Park Ranger which may occur. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.
TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a supplemental application screening, written examination, practical performance, oral examination or any combination to determine which candidatesí names will be placed on the eligible list.
TENTATIVE WRITTEN & PERFORMANCE EXAM: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
TENTATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW EXAM:
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 & 10, 2010
DUTIES: Duties may include but are not limited to:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS): Two years of experience in park and/or landscape maintenance or development. Experience in dealing with the public is desirable. Training and/or education in park or resource management, horticulture, environmental studies or a field related to the work may be substituted for the experience outlined above on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of one year. Experience in the installation and maintenance of turf, landscape, irrigation systems and plant materials is highly desirable.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods and procedures used in park maintenance, operation, and development; codes, rules and regulations related to park use and parking on park land; use, safe handling and application of pesticides; use and routine maintenance of power and hand tools; basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry mathematics.
CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of or ability to obtain within one year of appointment certificates in standard first-aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Must successfully complete POST Certified PC832 Powers of Arrest within one year of the date of employment. Possession of or ability to obtain a Pest Control Applicator Certificate is highly desirable.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be willing to work independently, off-hours and weekend schedules and outdoors in any weather conditions and with exposure to pesticides (with use of proper safety equipment). Must be willing to wear a County-provided uniform. NOTE: Will be subject to a background investigation, including fingerprinting, prior to appointment, in accordance with State law.
LICENSE: Ability to drive is an essential function for this assignment. Successful candidates must possess a valid California Class C driverís license and submit a satisfactory driving history (within the last six months) obtained from the DMV at the selection interview.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Strength to perform heavy physical labor and to lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds and heavier weights with proper equipment.