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Park Maintenance - Park Ranger

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:11.25
  • Posted Date:05/03/2019

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • PRCS Specialist Band III
  • Positions in this band may monitor the work of lower level staff and are responsible for programs/service results.  Work tasks require problem solving on a regular basis, analysis of information and/or specialized knowledge of assigned area.  Incumbents may work in isolation during assigned shift and/or have oversight of multiple locations.

Work Schedule

  • Less than 233 hours per quarter and may be year round or
  • 233 hours or more in a quarter with a maximum of 6 months employment
  • Includes nights and weekends

Essential Functions & Tasks

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Promotes the proper use of outdoor facilities in compliance with applicable ordinances, rules and regulations.
  • Provides information to the public on department programs, facilities and points of interest.
  • Patrols park and recreation areas and assists park patrons; reviews permits.
  • Monitors condition of parks and assigned areas and reports vandalism or safety hazards to appropriate maintenance staff.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions related to all work performed.

Working Conditions

  • Field environment requiring travel from site to site using City vehicle.
  • Work in inclement weather conditions, on slippery or uneven surfaces and around heavy construction equipment.
  • May work on weekends and holidays.
  • Conveys and exchanges verbal and written information.
  • Alcohol may be present at permit sites which necessitates interaction with public to ensure compliance with policies and conditions of use.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Age: 18
  • Education:  High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience:  One year paid experience in customer service, security or natural resources
  • Licenses:  Valid driver’s license

A completed City of Reno Employment Application is required.

Applications may be submitted online.  Employment Applications are also available at PRCS facilities.

For more information call the Parks Maintenance Office 334-2270.

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