Park Ranger (Part-Time)
Simi Valley, California
Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District
4201 Guardian Street
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Salary: $25.50 - $26.14/hour
Application Deadline: 7/13/18
Under general supervision and direction, performs a variety of duties in the areas of law enforcement; facility operation and maintenance; resource, interpretation and environmental management; and assistance with recreational use of District parks, trail systems, open space and recreation programs.
The position has been authorized to be armed.
Part-time hours and schedule vary, and may average 1-2 days per week. The position will be required to work weekends, holidays, swing shift and irregular hours.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individual must possess:
Individual must be able to meet the Peace Officer Certification requirements of California Penal Code Section 832 and Government Code Section 1031. Must be able to qualify with a hand gun every three (3) months during the course of employment. Must be capable of being assigned to the Districtís Bike Patrol Unit, and must be able to pass a Bike operation training course provided by District personnel.
The District will furnish necessary vehicles, bicycle, safety equipment, foul weather gear, ranger uniform and cleaning services. The employee shall furnish black shoes or boots and a District-approved hand gun.
At time of interview, applicant must provide a Motor Vehicle Report (not more than 30 days old) from the Department of Motor Vehicles and evidence of meeting the certification and education requirements.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:
This position will require standing or walking approximately 30% of the time and sitting 70% of the time. It will involve frequent lifting, carrying or pushing or pulling loads of up to 20 pounds. Position will involve frequent kneeling, bending, squatting, reaching overhead or stretching and climbing stairs; occasional climbing ladders and crawling. The position requires the ability to patrol on foot, from a vehicle, or riding a bicycle off trail and in rugged terrain. Operation of a 4 x 4 vehicle, bicycle, radio, paint sprayer, photo equipment, hand cuffs, hand-gun, and maintenance equipment will be required. The work assignment will require working in inclement weather conditions and performing emergency services and maintenance work on several types of District property.
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