SHIFT-WORK, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS MAY BE REQUIRED. WORK SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON WEATHER AND VISITATION.
• Interviewing begins in February/March
• Most positions are filled early but later openings may occur.
• Carter Lake and surrounding areas, Horsetooth Reservoir, Hermit Park, Estes Park Campgrounds, and County-wide Open Lands.
• Shift work, nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.
• 20-40 hours per week. Dependant on weather and visitation.
• Season generally goes from Memorial Day through Labor Day and may vary depending on needs.
• Duration of employment is dependent upon weather and visitation.
Principles and practices of effective natural resource management, ranger services, and implementation of natural resources management.
Area ecosystems and related native plants and wildlife; biology, wildlife management, geology, environmental sciences, local and state history, and related subjects.
Principles and practices of basic accounting and record keeping.
Park regulations and enforcement procedures, protocol, and appropriate corrective actions.
Park maintenance practices and safe use of power tools.
Strong public relations and communication skills.
County and state laws, rules, regulations, and policies regarding operations.
Basic recreational activities of the park user including boating, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, horseback riding, nature study, etc.
Basic principles of First Aid and CPR. First Responder level or higher desired.
Organize tasks and paperwork efficiently.
Make immediate, important, and critical decisions related to enforcement and emergency situations.
Work in partnership with area managers, department staff, and other resource agencies to complete management objectives.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
Operate personal computers including standard office applications.
Complete light maintenance and use hand and power tools.
Work a variety of weekends, weekdays, holidays, and evenings as assigned.
Work outside in all weather conditions including temperature extremes.
Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places.
Basic swimming ability required.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.