Linn County Parks is recruiting for Seasonal Rangers at Southshore, Cove Creek, Hoover, the Breitenbush Corridor and Big Lake/Big Lake West

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT  CLASSIFICATION TITLE OF THE JOB:  Seasonal Ranger CLASSIFICATION NUMBER: N/A CLASSIFICATION CATEGORY:  Seasonal Temporary, Non-Benefited Position working up to 40 hours per week. DEPARTMENT:  Linn County Parks and Recreation LOCATIONS:  USFS Parks located along Hwy. 20 (Big Lake/Big Lake West), Hwy. 22 (Breitenbush Corridor, Southshore, Cove Creek & Hoover) in Linn County, Oregon; multiple day-use areas.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:  (Depending on assigned Park location, you may be required to perform any or all of these essential job functions):

  • Patrol parks on foot or by vehicle; assist with code compliance.
  • Collect camping and day use fees; maintain proper logbooks.
  • Prepare reports and provide public information to park visitors.
  • Must provide excellent customer service to park patrons; must be able to assess and resolves complaints appropriately.
  • Must be friendly, conscientious and responsible.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with management, park rangers, co-workers and visitors.
  • Cleaning of park grounds; pruning shrubs and trees.
  • Perform general lawn maintenance using mowers, tractors and attachments.
  • Servicing and restocking restrooms and picnic facilities; garbage removal.
  • Repair vandalized park facilities and assist with general construction maintenance projects and general carpentry.
  • Maintain regular and predictable work attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to learn park rules, area information, and educate park visitors.
  • Ability to follow directions, manage multiple tasks to parks standards and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, and small equipment.
  • Ability to perform general maintenance to park buildings and facilities; perform janitorial services, including the use of chemicals.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
  • Position requires frequent standing, walking, squatting, bending, kneeling, twisting, and repetitive forward and overhead reaching.  Ability to lift/carry 50lbs. and push objects weighing up to 90 lbs; Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time.
  • Must have, or be willing to obtain, a First Aid/AED Card.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be a graduate from a senior high school or have your GED; possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record and pass a criminal background check. Must be at least 18 years old at the time of hire.   SALARY, BENEFITS, COMPENSATION: This is a Seasonal Temporary, Non-Benefited Position; $18.50 per hour.  If you have an RV, living at the campground while serving as a seasonal ranger is an option.   CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled.   This recruitment is for multiple seasonal roles (generally 3 to 6 months in duration). Hiring begins in March. HOW TO APPLY:  Submit a completed Linn County Employment Application to:  Adam Brenneman, Assistant Parks Operations Supervisor, Linn County Parks and Recreation, 3010 Ferry St. SW, Albany, OR 97322; Fax: 541-924-6915 or via email at Application forms may be obtained through the Linn County webpage at: LINN COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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