Campground Ranger-Maine

Agency
Baxter State Park
Location
Baxter State Park, Maine
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.54 - $16.44/hr
Last Date to Apply
03/02/2018
Website
https://baxterstatepark.org/employment-opportunities/
Description
This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities, and the natural resources within Baxter State Park at a specific campground and surrounding areas. Work includes performing park conservation activities and informing visitors of weather conditions and rules and regulations. Work is performed under the supervision of a Baxter Park Enforcement Ranger/or Baxter Park Supervisor.
Qualifications
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: …Knowledge of the operation, care, and repair of campground facilities and equipment. …Knowledge of animal, fish, and plant life found in the areas. …Knowledge of Wilderness First Aid (WFA). …Knowledge of park trails, topography, and accessible routes. …Ability to respond to emergencies and apply the appropriate level of first aid. …Ability to use a compass, develop hiking maps and operate other navigation equipment. …Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment in the maintenance and repair of park facilities, grounds and buildings. …Ability to represent the Park professionally, to give information regarding park facilities and regulations, and to monitor the safety and welfare of visitors. …Ability to follow oral and written instructions and keep simple records. …Ability to patrol park and enforce regulations with firms and tact. …Ability to collect fees, make reservations, compile statistics, and prepare reports. …Ability to hike long distances and carry heavy items. …Ability to perform mechanical maintenance on automotive and power equipment. …Ability to use park radios. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -High school diploma or equivalent -Valid Drivers License HOUSING INFORMATION: Housing is provided at no cost to the employee. This is generally a simple camp which will be shared with other employees, staff and occasional volunteers; and which may or may not be at the actual work site.
Contact Person
Joni Lowell
Contact Phone
(207) 723-9616
Contact eMail
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