Assistant Park Ranger, Southern Pines NC

Weymouth Woods
Southern Pines, NC
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Assistant Park Ranger works 40 hours per week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a varied weekly schedule. Weekend and holiday work is required. The position term is for 11 months. There is a possibility for rehire after a 1-month mandatory leave. Duties and Responsibilities - Design and deliver educational programs for visitors of all ages, with an emphasis on programs for children 10 years old and under - Maintain existing content and add new educational materials to the Sandhills Discovery Room, the park's interactive learning center - Maintain feeding and cleaning schedules for all program animals (snakes, turtle, fish, etc.) - Use social media to promote programs, events, and other pertinent park information - Assist with planning and facilitating large park events such as Trick-or-Treat Trail and Party for the Pine festival - Participate on prescribed burns after receiving required training - Assist with any other park needs as they arise, including resource management, general park maintenance, janitorial duties, office work, etc. How to Apply: You must fill out a state application form PD-107. This form can be obtained from the park office or online at: Completed forms may be submitted in person or by mail to the park office at 1024 Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387 or emailed to
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must have a valid driver's license. They must be willing to work in all types of weather and must be willing to work flexible hours when emergencies, events, or prescribed burns warrant longer hours. Previous experience working with children and/or a background in natural sciences are preferred.
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Billy Hartness
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