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OPS PARK RANGER - 42902100

Date: Jan 22, 2022

Location: NAPLES, FL, US, 34117

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Requisition No: 481423 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS PARK RANGER - 42902100

Position Number: 42902100 

Salary:  $13.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/28/2022 

OPS PARK RANGER

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

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

CONTACT:

Michael Weston, (239) 220-2404, or Amanda Horney, (239) 690-8015

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.

NOTES:

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

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $13.00 hourly.

JOB DUTIES:

Responsible for the control of exotic plant pests which may occur on the area. This includes the use of backpack and vehicle mounted spray equipment using herbicides.  Ensures that herbicides are properly stored, mixed, and applied.  Ensures that all paperwork is completed and provides information to the forester or other personnel of areas that are sprayed.  Assists with reporting back to other personnel on new invasive plant occurrences.  Assists with the protection of endangered and threatened species on the property. Assists with required wildlife habitat management work on the tract. Assists with the maintenance of recreation areas by the public on Picayune Strand State Forest and enforces 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.

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: Naples