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North Dakota State Government is looking for a Park Ranger Full Time #CareerFinderBismarck #JobOpeningsBismarck

Full Time Park Ranger $3886 to $5200 per month
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, established in 1907, is the oldest state park in North Dakota and provides a variety of unique adventures to travelers of all ages. It is located 9 miles from Mandan North Dakota which has a population of 22,300 and 13 miles from Bismarck, North Dakota with a population of 72,800. The 836-acre park is rich in cultural, historical, and natural resources.
Hikers, bikers, and horseback riders will see breathtaking views of the Heart and Missouri river bottoms as they traverse the scenic trail system through the surrounding hills. Visitors can stay overnight in a tipi, cabin or one of over 100 campsites along the majestic rivers.
In addition to park operations, there are opportunities to contribute on an agency wide scale with the participation in Ad Hoc Committees, Operation Management Team, and other department initiatives. There is opportunity for career development through both online and in-person training programs.
Summary of Work Resource, Fiscal and Personnel Management
Support the park manager with project management, fiscal management, park development, natural resources, recreation, grants, interpretive and communications initiatives related to Fort Abraham Lincoln State ParkOversees the collection of fees, reservations, and special areas within the parkSupervises seasonal park staff and volunteers along with hiring, creating work schedules and doing performance reviews Enforcement, Partnerships and Visitor Services
Implement state park enforcement activities and preventative measures to ensure visitor security and protectionEnsure state park policies and procedures are implemented at Fort Abraham Lincoln State ParkCreates and maintains partnerships with local community clubs, organizations, special interest groups and volunteersCollaborates on and presents cultural, historical, and environmental education, special events, and living history activitiesMaintains communication with the public through various means Physical Plant Management
Work with the maintenance supervisor to identify custodial and maintenance activities for park buildings, facilities, grounds, and roadsMonitor and comply with all safety and accessibility standards and codesSupport park manager with programs that enhance visitor satisfaction, protect the resources, and promote a consistent state park image
In addition to park operations, there are opportunities to contribute on an agency wide scale with the participation in Ad Hoc Committees, Operation Management Team, and other department initiatives. There is opportunity for career development through both online and in-person training programs.
Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelors degree in park management, natural resources, fish and wildlife management, hospitality management or another closely related field.Work-related experience that includes staff supervisionSuccessful completion of the North Dakota Peace Officer Licensure Course with-in one year from date of hireValid ND drivers license or ability to obtain oneRequires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment, reference checks and background investigationSuccessful applicant is required to live on-site in the state provided housingPreferred Qualifications
North Dakota Peace Officer LicenseThree plus years of park and recreation or related experienceWork history that includes interpreting policies, rules, and/or regulations and effectively applying the same to a variety of circumstances and events.Demonstrated work history or volunteer experience in a parks and recreation or similar environment.Education, training, or demonstrated progressive experience related: to nature and the environment, or facilities and grounds maintenance, or retails sales and cash management.Application Procedures
All applications for open North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department positions must be made online through the state of North Dakotas Job Seekers website. Paper submissions will no longer be accepted. Application information package must be submitted online by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the job posting.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Parks & Recreation Department regrets it does not provide Sponsorships.
Application materials must clearly explain how experience and education are related to the minimum qualifications.
Resume;Cover letter which includes a brief description of the applicant’s background/qualifications and how work experience directly meets the requirements of the position applying for.Three (3) professional references.
Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact or 701-328-3290.
Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation so it is very important to be thorough and detailed on all the application materials.
Applicants should contact Lynn Spomer at 701-328-5356 or in advance of the position closing date if the applicant is requiring accommodations during the application, recruitment, or selection processes.
TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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