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OPS PARK RANGER - 42902791 1

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: FLORAHOME, FL, US, 32140

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Requisition No: 523842 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 42902791 1

Position Number: 42902791 

Salary:  $13.00 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/09/2022 

OPS PARK RANGER

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

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

CONTACT:

Andrew Usina, (386) 292-2348

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:

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 $13.00 hourly.

JOB DUTIES:

Performs site and facility maintenance including landscaping, basic carpentry, electrical and mechanical repairs.  Performs equipment maintenance on vehicles, other machinery and forestry tools.  Maintains the forest road system, assists in road building, mows recreational trails, and harrows existing fire lines. 

Responsible for monitoring and coordinating the use of recreation areas by the public on Etoniah Creek State Forest.  Collects and reconciles user fees and insures the enforcement of applicable rules and regulations.  Provides information to the public and conducts guided tours as required.  Assists with the development of new recreation area and facilities.

Responsible for selecting, marking, measuring and determining the volume of standing trees for timber sale purposes following verbal or written instruction.  Maintains proper records and estimates timber sale volumes as required.  Checks logging operations to insure compliance of logging contractors. Assists foresters with other forest management activities, including stand description, prescribed burning, reforestation, insect and disease control and ecosystem restoration.

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 related work 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: Palatka