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OPS PARK RANGER - 42902594

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: ARCADIA, FL, US, 34269

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Requisition No: 53886 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 42902594

Position Number: 42902594 

Salary:  $11.37 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2019 

OPS PARK RANGER

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

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

CONTACT:

Randy Coldiron, office – (863) 993-4647/cell – (941) 737-9051

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A high school diploma or its equivalent.

Requires possession of a valid Class E driver license.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work
history, hours worked and formal education are required to be
considered in qualifying for this position.  Responses to
Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate
Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be
attached to provide additional information.***

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:

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:

Responsible for monitoring and coordinating the use of recreation areas by the public on Peace River State Forest.  Collects and reconciles user fees and insures the enforcement of applicable rules and regulations.  Provides information to the public, as required.  Assists with the development of new recreation areas and facilities as needed. 

Performs site and facility maintenance, including landscaping, mowing, basic carpentry, and electrical and mechanical repairs.  Performs equipment maintenance on vehicles, other machinery and forestry tools.  Maintains the forest road system and harrows existing fire-lines.  Assists foresters with other forest management activities, including stand description, prescribed burning, reforestation, insect and disease control, ecosystem restoration, and boundary line marking.

Researches, performs and reports on specific projects related to resource management.  Conducts any required wildlife habitat management work on the tract and controls exotic plant pests which may occur on the area. Insures that endangered and threatened species are protected on the property. 

Performs other duties as assigned in a timely manner.

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: Fort Myers