Pikes Peak Assistant Ranger Supervisor (Park Ranger II)

ID# 002196

City of Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
United States

Job Posted
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Government / Civil Service
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Employment Type
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Job Description
In this position, you will help to oversee the daily ranger operations on the Pikes Peak Highway, including daily operations of the Gateway (tollgate) as well as the operations within the North and South Slope Recreation Areas.
$4,484.00 - $5,383.00 Monthly
Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
  • Assist in hiring, developing, and supervising lower-level ranger staff; oversee ranger operation for North and South Slope Recreation Area activities
  • Oversee the maintenance of program vehicles and facilities, including snow removal around buildings
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly reports on visitation and revenue collection
  • Provide quality control support for cash handling policies and procedures
  • Perform accurate bookkeeping and clerical support tasks
  • Enforce safety and environmental regulations; coordinate and/or respond to incidents, accidents, and medical emergencies along the highway corridor
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of master, management, and interpretive plans
  • Provide monthly inventory reports and requisition of operational supplies.
  • Actively engage the public with education regarding natural resources and historical and recreational values
  • Perform site coordination with inter-governmental agencies, department and special event staff, volunteer groups, contractors, and the public
  • Assist with the development of ranger training program, including cash register and operating procedures training; assist with new employee training of all programs
  • Develop interpretive themes and programs, curriculum-based education, and public outreach
  • Assist in the creation of interpretive materials, including signs, brochures and educational outreach materials; maintain interpretive cache
  • Support the division's social medial content development and review
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

Knowledge of:

  • Cash handling policies and procedures
  • Complex cash register operations
  • Modern office technology
  • Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to:
  • Provide exemplary customer service
  • Tactfully respond to stressful and negative interactions with aggressive individuals
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively, orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Successful candidate will have
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Three years of full-time park ranger experience
  • Possess, and maintain, a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver’s license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
  • Possess, or obtain within three months of hire, and maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification and first aid certification
Ideal candidates will also have
  • Experience which demonstrates a high level of cash handling and reconciliation
  • Experience using Aluvii Point of Sale
  • Ranger or recreation program experience
  • Experience in snow removal operations
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