Park Ranger I - Fairfax - job 854015

State of South Carolina

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Fairfax, South Carolina

Salary: $22,625 per year

Employment type: Full-time

Under general supervision, assists with overall operation and maintenance of a State Park. Performs diversified duties as governed by general instruction, policies and standard operating procedures of the Department. May assume the responsibilities of the Park Manager in the absence of higher level employees.



1) Assists with park administrative duties in accordance with Department guidelines and procedures and planning of long and short-term goals.

2) Collect and account for revenue and produce required reports.

3) Instruct, supervise and perform routine and preventative maintenance on grounds, buildings and equipment to meet established standards.

4) Manages assigned specific operations to include public use areas, retail operations and facilities.

5) Performs law enforcement activities within his/her authority and established policy. Maintains a safe work environment.

6) Assists in control of inventories of equipment, supplies and retail items by issue, use and counts; completes data reports.

7) Interprets the cultural and natural resources of the State Park Service to park visitors.

8) Practice and promote teamwork within the SC State Park Service, throughout the agency and with external agency stakeholders. Represents office as an active member on agency teams assigned throughout the year.


Associate degree in Park Management or related field with one (1) year of park ranger experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Additional Requirements:



1) Position requires medium to heavy lifting, walking and standing on uneven terrain, crawling and working at heights. Exposure to weather conditions, cleaning agents and other material used in maintaining park facilities and grounds.

2) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

3) Classification may require successful completion of law enforcement training as prescribed by state law. Must posses a valid South Carolina Driver's License.




Actual Job Location: Lake Warren State Park.



Full-time, 40 hours per week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.



Residency in agency provided housing.


The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.




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