Job Details
13-0091 Seasonal Ranger
SEASONAL RANGER, BUTTON ROCK PRESERVE, PUBLIC WORKS & NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION. HIRING RANGE: $12.50-$15/HR. 28-30 HRS/WK APRIL TO NOVEMBER. EVENING AND WEEKENDS, HOURS VARY.
DEFINITION: Under the direction of the Watershed Ranger at Button Rock Preserve and Copeland Lake, provide on-site representation for the City, ensure security, health and safety of area visitors, perform grounds and facilities maintenance and cleanup, and assist in land and reservoir recreational programs.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Patrol City reservoir areas and enforce ordinances, help with visitor problems and provide other assistance and information as necessary.  Perform computer data entry, record keeping, and report writing.  Maintain and repair reservoir facilities including buildings, picnic areas, restrooms, fences, ditches, rangelands, trails, roads, and boat dock by performing a variety of carpentry, painting, plumbing, masonry and other semi-skilled duties; pick up litter and refuse; trim and cut down hazardous or diseased trees; remove fallen trees and rocks from roadways and trails; remove driftwood from reservoir structures; apply herbicides and cut noxious weeds; perform related duties as assigned.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is primarily performed outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold. Maintenance of facilities and grounds requires frequent heavy (50 pounds or more) lifting and carrying, bending, stooping and kneeling. Work also involves extended periods of sitting, standing and/or walking. Seasonal Rangers must be able to patrol trails on foot, and be able to enter reservoir waters for the purpose of trailering the patrol boat and aiding visitors in emergencies. Work requires sufficient vision to continually scan water and land for potential safety problems and ordinance violations is essential. Requires the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.

EQUIPMENT USED: Four-wheel drive vehicle, motor boat and a variety of hand and power tools including chain saw and brush cutter.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION: On site employee housing available for duration of employment period. Selection process will include substance screening.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of experience and education equivalent to high school graduation and college level coursework in natural resources, recreation or related field. Experience involving public contact work and experience in enforcement of rules, laws or local ordinances is desirable. Must possess a valid Driver's License and good driving record. Certification in basic first aid and CPR is desirable.

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. A CITY OF LONGMONT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. You can apply for this position using our on-line application process. All applications must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark St, Longmont, CO. For more information please call (303) 651-8609.