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Park Ranger Specialist
STATE OF ARIZONA | Jerome, Arizona
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PARK RANGER SPECIALIST

Jerome State Historic Park

Arizona State Parks and Trails Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners.

To learn more about Arizona State Parks and Trails, visit our web site at azstateparks.com.

Arizona State Parks and Trails protects and preserves 35 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona.Candidates must have skills in

LOCATION: Jerome State Historic Park

100 Douglas Road

Jerome, AZ 86331

The Douglas Mansion has been an eye-catching landmark in Jerome since 1916, when James S. Douglas built it on the hill just above his Little Daisy Mine. This former home is now a museum devoted to the history of the Jerome area and the Douglas family. The museum features photographs, artifacts and minerals in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. There are more displays outside along with a picnic area offering a beautiful panoramic view of the Verde Valley.

This is a Temporary/Seasonal Position, May work up to 40 hours per week and up to 1500 hours per year.

* MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.*

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Greet and provide information to park visitors. Enforce park rules, collect fees, issue permits and perform office and clerical duties. May serve as an interpretive guide, conduct programs and perform museum artifact maintenance. Perform work of moderate difficulty in maintaining campgrounds and day use areas, trail work, landscape and grounds maintenance, litter and garbage collection, cleaning restroom and shower facilities. Performs routine facility maintenance, general housekeeping and custodial tasks. Performs moderate level construction work on special projects and painting. Inspect and patrol park grounds for vandalism, malfunctions or problems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of basic techniques in maintenance and upkeep of facilities restrooms and park grounds. Knowledge of basic techniques for displaying and interpreting objects/artifacts and general resources to visitors. Knowledge of general office procedures. Knowledge of motor vehicle operation and repair.

Skill in basic practices and techniques in the maintenance and upkeep of facilities and grounds. Sill in general construction techniques including plumbing, wood working and electrical. Skill in driving, operating and maintaining automotive equipment. Skill in the area of customer service and information dissemination. Skill in hand and power tool operation. Skill in oral and written communications. Skill in interpersonal relationships.

Ability to understand and apply park rules and collect park fees. Ability to operate communications equipment.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency's ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

Eligible for Arizona State Retirement System pension. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment for newly hired State of Arizona employees.

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accomodation Employer.

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