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    Serves as a District Ranger overseeing primary law enforcement staff. Provides supervision and management of visitor use, law enforcement, investigations, search and rescue and emergency operations. Positions are located in Wawona and Valley districts.

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 08/05/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    • Manage a protection program that includes law enforcement, criminal investigations, park-wide all-risk management program, and resource monitoring and protection activities.
    • Handle complex, frequently controversial front/back country management situations, representing the park in dealings with a multitude of public and private organizations and agencies.
    • Conduct and/or supervise law enforcement duties such as investigate, apprehend, detain, and prosecute individuals suspected of committing crimes against the criminal laws of the United States within their respective jurisdictions. Conduct and/or supervise gathering of law enforcement, security, and intelligence information relating to the park, its facilities, events, mission, or visitors.
    • Serve as the area subject matter expert/technical advisor and be the incident commander for major incidents such as: fire (structure and/ or wildland), EMS, mass casualty, search and rescue, floods, and rock fall incidents.
    • Provide input and recommendations to the Deputy Chief Ranger for the development of district action plans, standard operating procedures, emergency response plans, concession evaluation plans, and annual operating requirements.
    • Formulate, implement, and track annual operating budget, including approval of budget allocations to support programs managed. Identify operational requirements and make recommendations to your supervisor regarding programming, budgeting, training, administration, and evaluation of operations; and schedule patrols to maximize visitor contact.
    • Supervisory responsibilities include: planning, scheduling, and coordinating work operations; solving problems related to the work unit, supervise, i.e. resolution of differences of manpower requirements for various activities; community oriented policing and problem oriented policing; determining material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish objectives; explaining and gaining support of employees for management policies and goals; working to achieve government wide personnel programs, policies, and goals; performance planning and appraisals, employee recognition, and employee counseling; dealing effectively with employees on suggestions, complaints, grievances, and other matters involved in day-to-day administration of the District.
    • Prepare written reports including case incident reports, operations plans, operating procedures, and directives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 5 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0025 Park Ranger

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608479100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.