City of Pittsburgh Park Ranger Corps (PO-00722443)

 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

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

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