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Park Ranger

Chattahoochee Hills


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CITY OF CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS

JOB TITLE:  PARK RANGER (PART TIME)

Police Department

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

The purpose of this position is to serve as a professional point of contact to park visitors and ambassador providing information and assistance to all park patrons.  Additional responsibilities include ensuring park rules and etiquette are enforced through positive interaction with all those who visit all City parks. Reports to the Police Lieutenant.  This is a part time/ non- sworn position, with work primarily on weekends.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Customer service through interaction with park users such as providing maps ad directions.
  • Assists with monitoring parking and ensuring vehicles are parked in the proper and designated spaces.
  • Making sure the parking kiosk is maintained and operable to include changing paper when out or low.
  • Monitoring the restroom facilities for cleanliness, toiletry supplies, and operability.
  • Maintain communications with police and fire personnel who may be needed for enforcement or rescue services.
  • Promote public relations by giving educational programs to schools, civic groups and park users concerning the parks and trail system, natural resources, law enforcement and security.
  • Answer questions about park trails and amenities.
  • Assist staff with park programs and events.
  • Inspect park gates, bollards and other park access points.
  • Inspect, monitor, and remove illegal camp sites on park property.
  • Make minor repairs to bridges (remove limbs/debris after floods, cover damaged boards/rails, etc.)
  • Perform related duties as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related duties as required including.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a strong interest and passion for conservation and be dedicated to the preservation of land resources and cultural heritage of the community and in teaching the public about the importance of protecting natural treasures

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

PAY GRADE: B

(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of drafting and office equipment and machinery to including a computer, scanner, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to five pounds frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of ten to twenty pounds

DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving assignments and/or directions to co-workers or assistants.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write reports.

Requires the ability to speak with and before others.

INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively simple principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow verbal and written instruction.

NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals.

FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with equipment.

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment.

MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of drafting tools and equipment. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

COLOR DISCRIMINATION: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. The worker needs to relate to people in situations involving more than giving or receiving instructions such as in interpreting assignments and instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATON: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words.) (Hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Questions may be directed to Lieutenant Kevin Digou at 770‐463‐6574. Interested candidates should submit a resume via email to kevin.digou@chatthillsga.us Cover letters are optional. Chattahoochee Hills is an equal opportunity employer. 

Listing ends on:

12/31/2021