Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/09
Posting End Date: 2024/02/25
Category: Parks and Recreation
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 21.00
Maximum Salary: 21.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Lucky Peak State Park is seeking a dedicated Park Ranger with a focus on compliance and maintenance, making it an ideal opportunity for individuals experienced in marina or outdoor recreation settings!
Located just minutes from vibrant downtown Boise, Idaho, our park offers a wide range of outdoor activities, including swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, and biking. Nestled along the picturesque Boise River Greenbelt, this park consists of three distinct day-use units:
As a Park Ranger, your responsibilities will encompass ensuring park rule compliance, preserving the park's natural beauty, assisting, and informing visitors, and providing support to our operations across these three unique units.
If you're passionate about safeguarding natural ecosystems, enhancing visitor experiences, and upholding park regulations, we invite you to contribute to the allure of Lucky Peak State Park. Join our team and be part of our mission to create a welcoming oasis for outdoor enthusiasts amid the scenic beauty of Boise!
Learn more about Lucky Peak State Park: https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/lucky-peak/
1. Visitor Services and Resource Protection.
3. Park Maintenance.
These positions involve various skills including public relations; natural resource management; park building and grounds maintenance; park and recreation rule compliance, and conflict resolution of visitor and user issues.
This position involves working nights, weekends, and many holidays, in all weather conditions, and with potentially caustic materials and pesticides. It also involves lifting items weighing 40 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds, bending, stooping, and climbing ladders.
A background check administered by the Department may be required.
Given the high volume of applications for the Ranger position, we strongly encourage applicants to submit comprehensive resumes and cover letters. To provide clarity on our desired expectations, we've prepared a sample resume and cover letter: Example Resume and Cover Letter for Ranger Position
WHY IDPR? We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Idaho through outdoor recreation and resource stewardship. IDPR manages 30 state parks, trails and attractions throughout every region of Idaho and the registration programs for boats, snowmobiles and other off-highway vehicles (OHV). Money from these registration programs goes back to users to develop and maintain trails, facilities and programs. IDPR also provides free education courses for boaters and OHV operators. To learn more about Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation please visit: https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/
BENEFITS: We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. There is generous vacation and sick leave accrual that begins as soon as you start. There are ten paid holidays in a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple saving plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities and more. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*
EEO/ADA/Veteran: The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.