Westmoreland State Park Job Opening – Park Ranger

Park Ranger/Trades Tech II

Job Description: Responsible, result-oriented individual who is able to supervise, prioritize tasks and positively interact with the public. Performs recurring grounds care, facility and equipment maintenance, light construction, and cleaning tasks necessary to operate Virginia State Park facilities. Includes, but not limited to, mowing grass, raking/removing leaf litter, trash and litter removal, painting, trail work, cleaning Park Office, Contact Station and bathrooms. Knowledge of hand and power tools required. Small engine repair, equipment operation, carpentry and building trades experience preferred.

Qualification for a Trades Technician II: Previous experience in the following areas is preferred:  landscaping, construction, facility/equipment/vehicle maintenance and repair.  Must have knowledge of and ability to operate tractors, commercial mowing equipment, chain saw equipment, power tools, hand tools, etc. Applicant must have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions, work in a team environment, and attend mandatory paid training to comply with OSHA requirements.  Must be able to lead and teach crew members in the performance of their tasks.  Must be willing to work shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed. Must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver’s license

Pay Range: $12.36 to $15.00 depending on experience

To Apply:

A Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:

145 Cliff Road, Montross, VA 22520

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/document/job-application-2015.doc (Word)

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment in this position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.