This position serves as the Lead Worker of Newaygo State Park, and the accompanied waterways program. The person selected will oversee the day to day work activities of the unit's staff with regard to the operations of Newaygo State Park, and the waterways program. The employee shall function as a Lead Worker of two Rangers and up to 10 SW4's in achieving this purpose. The employee shall assist the Unit Supervisor in various administrative tasks as delegated with minimal supervision. The employee shall perform various types of operational and maintenance duties consistent with the operation of a State Park and the waterways program. The Lead Worker will train, plan work, provide direction to subordinate staff, leave adequate direction for staff when not on duty, maintain grounds, infrastructure and equipment, and perform other duties as assigned. The employee shall regard their personal safety, as well as the safety of co-workers and the public, as their personal responsibility.
This position requires the employee obtain and maintain a DNR law commission. Position also requires the employee acquire a Class A CDL within 6 months of hire date.
Required Education and Experience
Education Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.
Three years of park and recreation experience, including one year equivalent to a Park and Recreation Ranger E8.
Alternate Education and Experience
Completion of at least 8 semester (12 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for one year of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.
Completion of at least 15 semester (22 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for two years of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.
Additional Requirements and Information
Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.
For a copy of the position description, click HERE.
Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.
Some positions may require commission by the Department of Natural Resources to enforce state parks rules and state laws as specified in Public Act 451 of 1994.
Some positions within this class series are assigned job duties that may require possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle.
View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ParkandRecreationRanger124357.pdf
Salary: $20.44 - $26.27 Hourly
Location: Newaygo, MI
Job Type: Seasonal
Department: Natural Resources
Job Number: 7501-18-PARK-015
Closing: 3/1/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Bargaining Unit: MICHIGAN STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (MSEA)
Agency: State of Michigan
Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909.
Phone: (800) 788-1766