16 days old

Requisition No:299062

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 42902408

Position Number:42902408

Salary: $11.37

Posting Closing Date: 03/06/2021

OPS PARK RANGER

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER

SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY--
THIS IS A FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION***

CONTACT:

Jim Lundquest, (850) 697-0019

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A high school diploma or its equivalent.

Requires possession of a valid driver license.

 ***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***

To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified

individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

The incumbent must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) within three (3) months of appointment.

Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed

NOTES: 

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $11.37 hourly.

JOB DUTIES:

The Park Ranger operates light and heavy equipment, works under the supervision of the Forestry Supervisor II and sometimes alone or in small groups, is responsible for state forest road and bridge maintenance; installation, maintenance and improvement of state forest recreation features such as campground sites, stream fords and crossings; establishment and maintenance of primitive recreation site, removal  and disposal of dangerous or unwanted trees in recreation areas; maintenance (to include closure) of graded firelines for fire control purposes and recreation access to the state forest; establishment, maintenance and removal of debris at bridges and other sites for recreation use.

Contact with the general public regarding condition of roads and bridges on the state forest, access to recreation areas and remote areas of the state forest, and response to requests by the general public for maintenance or improvement of the state forest transportation system.

Performs maintenance, cleaning and repairs or modifications on equipment. Maintains forest infrastructure to provide for the safety and convenience of the general public.

Transports heavy equipment and construction materials.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

SPECIAL NOTES:

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.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-27

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) offers a wide variety of employment opportunities from consumer and environmental protection to promoting Florida’s vast agriculture and aquaculture industries. The Department has its own agricultural law enforcement office and a highly trained forestry division charged with fighting wildfires and protecting Florida’s vast forest lands. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people to review the job listings to find out if this agency can offer them a career opportunity.

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