Colorado State Jobs – Limited Commissioned Ranger

Website State of Colorado

Job Description:

Seasonal Park Rangers educate the public and patrol our State Parks. They perform a wide variety of jobs, and most work is conducted outside in all seasons and weather conditions. Park Rangers work where everyone comes to play! They wear many hats because of the diversity of the state’s geography, visitors, and recreational opportunities. These hats vary from patrol on ATVs, vehicles, or by foot to being hiking guides, doing educational programs and administrative work.

This is an unarmed law enforcement position (Title 33 Commission) that enforces park laws and regulations; issues citations for violations; patrols park areas by vehicle, ATV, or foot. Responds to emergencies and resolves visitor complaints. Will complete reports and may be required to appear in court. Position will assist with revenue collection and verification, visitor services operations, education and interpretive programs. Certain parks may have backcountry duties and requirements. This position will also assist with all areas of daily park operations, assures quality customer service, facility maintenance, repair and cleanliness, assists with fee collection, accounting and deposits, and environmental education programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Must have or be able to attain valid current First Aid and CPR certifications.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly throughout work day.
  • Must be able to work various shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • This position is up to 40 hours per week and up to nine months in duration.
  • School schedules MAY be accommodated.
  • Must have the ability to perceive color differences and communicate effectively via radio/telephone.
  • Must attend and successfully complete required Colorado State Park training (may include full exposure to OC spray)
  • Preference may be given to applicants with or working towards a Natural Resources degree or similar education.
  • This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Ability to perceive color differences and to hear verbal and radio communications.

Job Details:

Company: State of Colorado

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Boulder, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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