ROLES OF THE RANGER:
Ambassador: Rangers are “ambassadors” and uniformed public relations officials for the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation. The Rangers’ will maintain a professional demeanor while educating the park visitors/users in order to promote safety and provide resource protection.
Educator: Rangers provide visitors/users of the park with information on park offerings, programs, and activities. Rangers shouldseek to educate before they enforce.
Code Enforcement: Rangers remind visitors/users of park ordinances in order to ensure guest/facility safety and protect natural resources for future generations.
Educate the public about the City of Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation facility and ordinance as well as gain compliance in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
Provide information on the park such as available facilities and activities, park rules concerning its usage, etc.
Patrol assigned areas by foot, bike, Segway and/or vehicle to engage park guests in order to promote the safety and security of the facility and its visitors.
Collaborate with City of Pittsburgh departments, partners and the community to foster an inclusive environment within our parks.
Respond to emergency situations that include cooperation with law enforcement and emergency response units.
Issue verbal warnings.
Document daily patrol activities and complete various forms and reports relating to parks operations and incidents.
-Members will recieve $10 per hour and work 32-40hrs per week. Work weeks will noramlly be 5days a week, but will include work on weekends, and holidays. Special events may require early mornings or late evenings.
-Members will work in a teams of 4 with an SCA Crew Leader.
-Members will attend Park Ranger School, Receive Wilderness First Aid training, and many other training opportunities.
-Excellent oppurtunity for anyone looking to be exposed to the park ranger role.
-Members must have own housing in Pittsburgh area.
Alumni of SCA PIittsburgh programs are strongly encouraged to apply!
Position ID: PO-00722443
Expected Dates: May 15, 2017 - October 30, 2017
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Main Area of Focus: Visitor Services and Site Operations
AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible
US Citizenship: Yes