Park Ranger Job in City of Claremont

City of Claremont, 207 Harvard Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
The City of Claremont is a suburb of Los Angeles that is unlike any community in Southern California. In its February 2016 issue, Sunset Magazine named Claremont “The Best Suburb in the West.” In 2008, Money Magazine listed Claremont as one of the “Best Places to Live.” The City has won awards in environmental stewardship, municipal budgeting, urban planning, and recreational programming.

Being the best is a philosophy Claremont employees put into practice every day. The City has a reputation for being a premier city in California, with cutting edge programs and a dedication to the public engagement process. If you are considering working for the City of Claremont, ask yourself….
  • Are you ready to experience a different kind of City? A City that challenges convention, embraces innovation, and demands excellence?
  • Do you have the passion, drive, and commitment to succeed in a fast paced, service-driven environment?
  • The City of Claremont produces innovative programs that are setting the bar for municipalities across the country. Do you enjoy a challenging environment that will push you to be the best in your field?
If you answered these questions with YES, consider applying to join the Human Services Department as their next Park Ranger.

The Position:
The Claremont Human Services Department is looking for highly motivated individuals with strong work ethics to monitor activities and enforce City policies in public parks, including the 2,500 acre Claremont Hills Wilderness Park.

Park Rangers will provide information to park users, report problems to the appropriate agency and manage group activities in City parks. Other duties include inspecting park facilities, reporting graffiti, vandalism, and any items that need to be repaired. The Park Ranger will assist local law enforcement agencies with the enforcement of City policies and codes at various parks.
 
The Park Ranger is part-time and requires up to 25 hours per week. Hours of work are generally Monday thru Sunday, 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. All staff are required to work City-wide Special Events including 4th of July, Holiday Promenade, and Spring Celebration. Support on major holidays like New Years and Christmas may be required.

Ideal Candidate:
Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a GED certificate or completed the 12th grade. A valid California drivers license, good driving record and proof of auto insurance are required. Applicants must also have at time of appointment current certification in First Aid, and CPR. Successful completion of PC 832 may be required within 12 months of appointment. Experience in Fire Science, Forestry, Law Enforcement, or Wildlife is highly desirable.

Additional Information: The Community:
Located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles on the lower slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains, Claremont is best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, world renowned colleges, and award-winning school system.

Claremont provides the atmosphere of a New England town within comfortable driving distances of major Southern California attractions, sports stadiums, and the Ontario International Airport. Sunset Magazine described Claremont in this manner, “College towns like this one may be commonplace on the East Coast, but Claremont, 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, stands out as a singular example in Southern California.” Metrolink Rail Authority also named Claremont a Preferred Destination Point.

The City has a population of 36,374 people calling Claremont their home. Within the Citys 14.1 square miles, Claremont has 23 city-owned parks and sports fields, with 1,900 acres of public park land, of which 1,769 is wilderness. Claremont has over 26,000 City trees and has been a winner of the National Arbor Day Associations TREE CITY USA award for 33 consecutive years.

Claremonts success is not accidental, but the result of a long tradition of creating and encouraging community cooperatives and involvement in civic affairs, which has also worked successfully in the areas of business and economic retention and development. The City of Claremont exemplifies the quality of a model city, and is viewed and respected as a leader in local government.

HOW TO APPLY:


Interested candidates can apply for this position and obtain additional information at www.ci.claremont.ca.us. .

All applicants must complete the application online.

For additional details about the position, please visit the City of Claremont website to view the complete job description at www.ci.claremont.ca.us
Skills : The Claremont Human Services Department is looking for highly motivated individuals with strong work ethics to monitor activities and enforce City policies in public parks, including the 2,500 acre Claremont Hills Wilderness Park.

Last Date For Apply: 29/Mar/2022 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : Permanent Apply Here