Arlington, Virginia
Apr 21, 2017
May 05, 2017
Full Time
Job Title: PARK RANGER AIDE (PART-TIME/TEMPORARY) Closing Date/Time: Thu. 05/04/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $13.97 - $22.69 Hourly
Job Type: Part-Time Temporary Location: Multiple Locations, Arlington, VA, Virginia       Employment Opportunities – Summer 2017
Note: This announcement is for two part-time temporary positions from May 22, 2017 to October 1, 2017 at a rate of $13.97 - $22.69 per hour. 
Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation is filling two Park Ranger Aide positions for this summer. 

These positions will be responsible for patrolling designated Arlington County parks and providing general support to Park Rangers while walking, biking and/or driving a County vehicle for long periods of time. Responsibilities will include some manual labor including clearing bike trails by moving heavy tree limbs, and working outdoors in all types of weather. Work is primarily on the weekends, including holidays, with occasional weekdays.

Duties include:
  • Providing visitor information and programming services;
  • Ensuring park security and visitor safety;
  • Assisting in giving first-aid and/or CPR during medical emergencies;
  • Supporting other County programs such as park maintenance, sports, and recreation;
 Selection Criteria: Minimum: High School diploma or GED plus six months of experience as a Park Ranger Aide or similar position, such as a naturalist, park technician, museum interpreter or recreational leader. 

Desirable: Certification in CPR/first-aid.
 Special Requirements: If selected, the aide will be required to:
  • Agree to a criminal background check;
  • Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening;
  • Attend all required trainings;
  • Possess a valid motorized vehicle operator's license;
  • Consent to a driving history record check; and
  • Possess or obtain First Aid/CPR certification.

 Additional Information: Work Hours: Weekly work schedule is typically between 16 and 30 hours per week, with required work on all weekends and holidays, and occasional weekdays.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process. Please do not enter "see resume" as a response to the questions. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will not be considered

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