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Career Park Service Law Enforcement


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Career Park Service Law Enforcement

  1. 1. Park Service Law Enforcement Careers
  2. 2. Rangers
  3. 3. Normal Ranger Responsibilities <ul><li>Duties vary greatly from position to position and may include providing visitor services; interpreting a park's natural, historic, or archeological features through talks, guided walks, and demonstrations; working at an information desk; planning and implementing resource management programs, including fire control; performing search-and-rescue activities; providing for the public's safety through law enforcement; collecting fees; firefighting; life guarding; and radio dispatching. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Law Enforcement Responsibilities <ul><li>Conducts patrols of camp areas, trails </li></ul><ul><li>and fishing areas to protect resources and visitors. </li></ul><ul><li>Enforces traffic regulations on all park roads. </li></ul><ul><li>Responds to emergencies for fire, first aid, and lost persons. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides general visitor information. </li></ul><ul><li>Checks in groups using park facilities. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Law Enforcement
  6. 6. Main Criminal Priorities <ul><li>Drug enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Protection of natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Protection of Citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Protection from poaching </li></ul>
  7. 7. Salary <ul><li>SALARY RANGE:  16.29 - 18.54 USD Hourly </li></ul><ul><li>Rangers employed by the federal government start at $19,407 annually. After one year federal salaries increase to $21,631 annually and after two years, to $24,038 annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Rangers work 40 hours a week with frequent overtime and weekend work in the summer, when the use of the parks increases. </li></ul><ul><li>Rangers are compensated for extra hours worked. </li></ul><ul><li>Fringe benefits include paid vacations, holidays, sick leave, health insurance, and retirement benefits. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Requirements <ul><li>Some Park Ranger positions require a bachelor's degree. A master's degree is especially helpful for advancement into supervisory positions. Other positions permit persons with appropriate work experience or a combination of work experience and college course work to qualify for job openings. </li></ul><ul><li>All Park Rangers hired this year had a Bachelors degree, mostly in a Natural Resource related field. </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified police is required at some agencies. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advancement <ul><li>Promotion to supervisory positions such as Federal District Ranger or State Park Manager requires additional experience and related graduate level courses. </li></ul><ul><li>These positions usually require Rangers to spend more time indoors preparing reports, budgets and schedules. They often train and supervise other park personnel. </li></ul><ul><li>Advancement is based on managerial and public relations skills, as well as experience and successful completion of written promotional examinations. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The END