The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's Mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department hires Park Ranger Assistant Seasonal positions each year. These positions generally work April through September; however, the duration of the season and job condition varies by each park location.
Please note:* *This recruitment is open until May 31, 2018; your immediate response is requested as interviews could be scheduled at any time and positions may become filled before the close date of May 31, 2018. For best consideration, apply as soon as possible.
As of June 15, 2018, the minimum monthly salary will increase to $2,507.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Park Ranger Assistant assists year-round State Park staff in the protection, maintenance, operation and repair of state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems. Park Ranger Assistants typically perform basic tasks in a single area of park operations (e.g.: janitorial work, landscape maintenance, interpretation or visitor services), although some positions will require performing tasks in a variety of areas. Some work may require the most elementary skills in building trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscape maintenance. In addition, specialized skills in basic park maintenance and operations may be required. Park Ranger Assistants, on a task specific basis, may guide the work of individuals or teams composed of volunteers, seasonal, and/or temporary state park employees.
The following duties may be performed, but are not limited to:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
How To Apply:
We will consider only complete application packets received by 11:59 p.m. on the close date listed on this announcement.
1. Complete E-recruit application: You must apply online, no paper applications will be accepted.
2. Supplemental Questions: The work experience section of your application must verify your responses to all the supplemental questions and show you meet the minimum qualifications.
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Oregon Parks & Recreation Department does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Justice Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.
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Applicants are subject to both a Computerized Criminal History and Motor Vehicles check. Adverse background information may be grounds for disqualification. Information obtained in this process will remain confidential.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department uses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States.
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Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
Application Reference Number: OPRD18-0048OC
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