Seasonal Park Ranger

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – Full and part-time positions (June – September, 2022) - This position patrols recreational and natural areas and enhances visitor experience, encourages proper and appropriate use of park property, promotes compliance with rules and regulations, protects park resources and positively represents the City of Portland.  Duties include providing park visitors with general assistance, directions and information on City parks, recreation programs, information on historical, cultural and natural features of parks and other services; promotes safe use and enjoyment of Portland Parks by encouraging voluntary compliance with and/or enforcing applicable park rules and regulations and requesting police assistance when necessary; monitors the use of the boat ramp and collects fees where applicable and manage parking; perform maintenance to and oversees use of beach areas and public restrooms; provide emergency assistance and direct emergency services to the parks when needed; assists in directing traffic, crowd control and protecting park resources during special events; maintains daily log and reports on park incidents, public contracts, park conditions; is available for case follow-through when necessary and other duties as assigned.  Requirements:  Must be team player with ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees and general public; must possess good communication skills, including being able to hand write legibly and follow simple oral and written instructions; must have ability to work independently in field conditions  and have ability to walk/hike up to 10 miles daily; must have experience with strenuous mountain biking in the woods and in city traffic; must be able to use portable radio; must be able to lift 50 lbs. and possess the physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job under exposure to varied climatic conditions; must have ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays; must be able to commit to work the entire season (Memorial Day to Labor Day).  Experience Desired:  Prior experience handling cash transactions, First Aid and CPR training.  Must possess a valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of satisfactory criminal background check.  

Seasonal Ranger positions start at $17.00/hour. 

Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled.   

Accepting applications until vacancy is filled.

***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

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Job Posting: 701157

Posted On: Apr 07, 2022

Updated On: Jun 30, 2022