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PARK RANGER - 37020629
PARK RANGER - 37020629

Date:May 22, 2018

Location:MARATHON, FL, US, 33050

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Requisition No: 36755

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: PARK RANGER - 37020629

Position Number: 37020629

Salary: $26,000.04

Posting Closing Date: 06/05/2018



Compliance with the processing requirements of Chapter 215.422, F.S. is mandatory. Persistent failure to comply with this section by any agency of the state shall constitute good cause for discharge of employees duly found responsible, or predominantly responsible, for failure to comply.

In carrying out the duties of this position, the incumbent is expected at all times to be aware of and abide by the Department's Standards of Conduct, as well as any and all departmental and/or work unit rules, directives, policies, procedures, and/or general orders applicable to performing the duties of this position.


Explains facilities and services provided for public use, enjoyment and education; meets visitors, answers questions, provides information and directions. Attempts to resolve visitor complaints while maintaining good public relations. Provides natural and cultural history interpretive programs and services via tours, walks and campfire programs.


Implements ecological burning plan for fire type plant communities; recognizes plant communities and maintains fire lanes. Implements vegetation and wildlife management plans, recognizes communities and maintains optimum species control via natural and chemical means. Implements site restoration projects such as reforestation and erosion control. Implements water resources management plan.


Constructs, maintains and repairs small buildings, fences, trails, service roads, fire lanes, boardwalks, campsites, picnic sites, boat ramps, docks and all other necessary facilities. Maintains cleanliness of grounds and facilities. Operates a variety of equipment including chainsaws, lawn mowers, ATV's, motor vehicles up to 2-ton class hauling debris, fill, etc.


Prepares forms and reports on a wide range of subjects including fees, receipts, visitor use, visitor contacts, patrols, wildlife sightings and population counts, accidents, crisis and miscellaneous incidents, vehicle, boat and equipment operations, property records, etc. Answers telephone, operates radio equipment and maintains logs. Answers correspondence and maintains park files.


Insures park rules are enforced pertaining to all natural, historical and archaeological facilities and resources and use thereof for the enjoyment of the visitor.

Performs related work as required.


Knowledge, skill and ability to: perform routine inspections; identify and investigate problems and maintain facilities and equipment; perform house and grounds keeping duties and maintenance trades; perform general maintenance and mechanical techniques and repairs. Knowledge and ability to accurately and completely fill out forms and/or reports. Skill and ability to: perform basic carpentry skills, including but not limited to, boardwalk or fence repairs; perform basic plumbing skills, including but not limited to, repairing hose bibs, irrigation systems or waterline repair; perform basic electrical skills, including but not limited to, switching out a breaker or a receptacle; perform basic mechanical skills, including but not limited to, oil changes or troubleshooting a fuel system; perform basic building maintenance, including but not limited to, painting or changing air filters; perform basic facilities maintenance skills, including but not limited to, cleaning public restrooms, trash and litter removal or beach cleanup; perform basic equipment maintenance skills, including but not limited to, sharpening chainsaws or lawn mower blades or replacing lawn mower blades; perform public speaking to small and large groups; utilize a computer and software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite; tactfully and effectively enforce rules, policies and procedures; efficiently and accurately perform cash register transactions including cash handling and making correct change; Skill in operating trucks, tractors, mowers, chainsaws, standard power and manual tools. Ability to: successfully complete background and fingerprint check; successfully complete ranger academy; communicate verbally and in writing; deal with people and maintain good public relations; enforce rules and regulations; prepare and keep accurate reports; develop and conduct interpretive programs; work a rotating shift including nights, holidays and weekends; maintain a valid driver's license; lift approximately 50 pounds and assist in transporting lumber and other supplies weighing 100 pounds or more; participate in all aspects of resource management, including but not limited to, reforestation, or non-native plant and/or animal removal; work outside in extreme conditions, including but not limited to, heat, cold, wind, rain, etc., as well as continuously work outdoors in conditions of extremely high humidity, heat, sunlight and exposure to insects, snakes, etc.

For additional information, please contact Park Manager Ken Troisi at (305) 289-2690.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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