Fort Stevenson State Park

Garrison, North Dakota

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $12.25/ Hour
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Tentative Start Date: May 22, 2020

Housing May Be Available

Summary of Work

Responsible to the park manager or the assistant park manager or ranger, for performing park administration, maintenance, enforcement, interpretation, safety and visitor service programs in a state park.

  • Requires ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Enforcement of state laws and park rules and regulations which involves routine patrol, park user assistance, and fee collection.
  • May be required to participate in the interpretive activities of the park including campfire programs, nature/historical walks, and special programs.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the park and its facilities.
  • Assist in the administration of park operations including preparation and submission of required reports and records.
  • Assist in visitor services programs of the park including fee collection, campground management, visitor facility use, land use programs, safety programs, and public relations programs.

Job Duration:

Positions are generally 40 hours per week

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Ability to respond to medical and other emergency situations in a variety of terrain settings.
  • Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions/temperatures for extended periods, and work effectively during daylight or nighttime hours.
  • Ability to move 50 to 100 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicles, power tools and equipment.
  • Ability to successfully complete the law enforcement requirements.
  • Good skills working with the public and interacting with people of all ages, interests, viewpoints and backgrounds.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment.

All applications for open Parks & Recreation Department positions must be made via the State of North Dakota Careers site. Paper submissions will no longer be accepted.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Parks & Recreation Department regrets it does not provide Sponsorships.

Application materials must clearly explain how experience and education are related to the minimum qualifications.

Additional documents to be submitted:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter that includes a brief description of the applicant's background/qualifications and how work experience directly meets requirements
  • College transcripts (if applicable, copies or unofficial versions are acceptable)
  • 3 professional references

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.

Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must attach Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must attach a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Renae Gall, Parks & Recreation Department: E-mail: phone: (701) 328-5360, fax: (701) 328-5363 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 (TTY Relay North Dakota) .

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