Do you have experience working in Park Operations or Park Maintenance?
Join Regional Parks as a Park Ranger Trainee or Park Ranger I.
Grow your career with County of Sonoma!
Park Ranger I’s and Park Ranger Trainees support park visitors by explaining park rules, collecting visitor day-use and camping fees, responding to questions and complaints, and conducting nature and interpretive programs. Park Ranger1/Trainees inspect park areas for cleanliness and safety, perform maintenance, clean facilities, and correct hazardous conditions.
The most qualified candidates will have the following attributes:
- Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills
- The ability to work independently
- Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively and tactfully with the public
Park Ranger Trainees assist Park Rangers in performing peace officer duties within park areas, patrolling assigned park areas on foot or in vehicles, administering emergency medical care, gathering and cataloging environmentally related data, and maintaining records.
Park Rangers I's perform peace officer duties within park areas and patrol assigned park areas on foot or in vehicles. In addition, duties can include administering emergency medical care, supervising staff, gathering and cataloging environmentally related data, and maintaining records. Qualifications for this position include a certificate of successful completion of the 290-hour basic law enforcement training certified by the U.S. Department of the Interior as qualifying for employment in the National Park Service and other federal agencies or equivalent, and a P.C. 832 course or equivalent police academy.