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OPS PARK RANGER - 42902106

Date: Jan 22, 2018

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33905

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Requisition No: 28508 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 42902106

Position Number: 42902106 

Salary:  $11.37 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2018 

OPS PARK RANGER

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY--

THIS IS A FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION***

CONTACT:

Amanda Horney, (239) 690-8015 or James Gregory, (239) 690-8028         

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

A high school diploma or its equivalent and one (1) year of work experience in a skilled trade or in public contact work.

College education from an accredited college or university can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience.

Vocational/technical training in a skilled trade can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required work experience.

***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:

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

The incumbent will be subject to pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug testing provisions in accordance with Title 49 CFR Part 382, Federal Highway Administration Rules, effective January 1, 1995.

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

NOTES:

The hiring salary for this position is $11.37 hourly.

JOB DUTIES

This work involves fuels management in wildland areas of Florida to reduce the wildfire threat. Conducting fuels treatment includes primarily prescribed fire and firebreak establishment. Work is performed region wide and requires frequent extended travel away from home. Scheduled work hours for this position are four 10 hour days.

The Park Ranger operates light and heavy equipment, works under the supervision of a Forestry Supervisor, and is often required to work alone or in small groups.

This individual operates and maintains various kinds of equipment used in wildfire mitigation including engines, bulldozers, transport trucks, ATV’s, and other specialized equipment. Work includes operation of numerous hand tools in preparing sites for prescribed burning. Liaison with private landowners and counterparts in public agencies. Identifies and alerts others to fire weather conditions conducive to erratic fire behavior. Participates in prescribed burning in wildland areas. Individual will complete required accomplishment reporting and mapping paperwork. Responds to All-Risk Emergency Incidents, based on qualifications and training, as required. Performs related work as required.

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
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral