Park Ranger Aide / A13 (King George)

Compensation

: $27,980.00 - $41,190.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Firefighting



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Introduction

The Department of Parks,Recreation and Tourism has 6 aquatic facilities to include: 2 indoor pools, 4 community pools and 2 waterparks. The Ranger Division provides support to SplashDown Water Park, Veterans Community Park and Locust Shade Park through its Seasonal Ranger Aide program. The selected Ranger Aide Applicant(s) will be assigned to one of these three facilities in order to provide support to the park's staff, patrons, and Park Rangers. Parks and Recreation facilities are a 7 day a week operation which requires a flexible work schedule to include: early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Safety and Security related experience preferred. Must be at least 19 years old.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism conducts DMV records checks on all employees driving for work purposes and criminal background checks on all hires age 18 years and older. Fingerprinting will be required.

SALARY: $18.94/hr.

Note: The information that follows isa County-wideClassification Specification thatmay include details not specifically applicable to this position.

. NATURE OF WORK

This class is the first level of the Park Ranger Job Family. Incumbents enforce park rules and regulations by patrolling parks and facilities, conducting traffic control, and keeping records of daily park activities.


Distinguishing Characteristics

This is an entry-level position that is responsible for enforcing established park rules and regulations. Work is performed in accordance with set procedures and guidelines, and deviation from those guidelines require approval.

TYPICAL CLASS RESPONSIBILITIES (These responsibilities are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
1.Enforces park rules by conducting food and/or vehicle patrols; and deter current and future criminal activity.

2.Directs traffic control processes; ensure access to emergency vehicles and/or personnel; and maintain order in all applicable designated parking areas.

3.Provides continuous customer service; direct visitors to requested locations; and perform safety inspections throughout the facility.

4.Resolves ongoing conflicts in a direct and professional manner.

5.Maintains required logs and prepares related reports.

6.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

KNOWLEDGE

Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work;

Basic mathematical concepts;

Basic filing and record-keeping principles;

Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices;

Uses and properties of supplies and equipment;

Cash handling procedures;

Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations;

Customer service principles;

Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment;

Modern office technology.


SKILL S

Providing attention to detail in assignments;

Comprehending reference books and manuals;

Operating assigned tools and equipment;

Organizing and maintaining records and files;

Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards;

Providing customer service;

Utilizing computers and relevant software applications;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Discipline specific responsibilities do not apply to this classification.


LEVEL OF DECISIONS

Responsibilities are typically procedure based with defined goals and processes or methods, but incumbents have the latitude to determine the speed or order of steps used to complete assignments.

DIRECTION RECEIVED

Incumbents perform tasks following defined procedures and standards, and deviation from procedures typically requires prior approval.


DIRECTION PROVIDED

Incumbents are typically not responsible for providing formal work direction.

. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or G.E.D.; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this position typically require:

Valid driver's license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises.

NOTE

The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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