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RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for state park rangers until Aug. 2.
State park rangers hold a diverse range of responsibilities due to the state’s geography, visitors and recreational opportunities. Rangers provide public safety, and assist in natural resource protection and management of the 42 parks throughout the state. In addition to the daily general duties of a ranger, some also specialize in areas such as river rafting, boating education and enforcement, trails, camping and law enforcement.
This entry level-position will require trainees to complete the parks and wildlife training program, including the completion of the basic training program for certification as a peace officer in addition to successful medical, physical and psychological examinations.
The position is open to college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation, natural resources management or a closely related field.
Applications will also be accepted from candidates with a combination of work experience in parks enforcement, natural resource management in a park or outdoor recreation setting. Outdoor recreation management or parks administration may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
For a full list of requirements about the job and to apply, see the listing for “Park Ranger” on the official Colorado state jobs website.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, more than 300 state wildlife areas, all of Colorado’s wildlife, and a variety of outdoor recreation. For more information go to cpw.state.co.us.