TENNESSEE STATE PARKS
STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENT & CONSERVATION
SUMMER SEMESTER 2016
MAJORS: ANTHROPOLOGY/ APPALACHIAN STUDIES/ BIOLOGY/ EDUCATION/ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/ GEOGRAPHY/ GEOLOGY/ HISTORY/ PARKS AND RECREATION/ CONTINUING STUDIES (BGSD) WITH CONCENTRATIONS IN THE ABOVE MAJORS
SOPHOMORE - SENIOR LEVELS
POSITION: SEASONAL INTERPRETIVE RANGER
- Course work in outdoor leadership and/or wilderness skills is supportive and desirable, but not mandatory;
- A sound knowledge of or willingness to learn about the natural and cultural history of the park;
- Personality and communicative skills conductive to work in public service while guiding and directing interpretive programs, assisting park visitors and supporting park rangers and staff in a myriad of administrative, maintenance and operational duties;
- Writing skills as applied to organizing information, completing reports, generating interpretive program transcripts and responding to requests for park information.
The student will be responsible for providing interpretive programs such as guided tours, hikes, slide shows, demonstrations, campfires and other outdoor activities for park visitors; assisting the part rangers in the protection of the natural and cultural features, park boundary inspection/maintenance and other resource management activities as assigned; assisting the park rangers in assuring that park facilities, buildings, grounds and equipment are secure. Assists rangers in the inspection and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment; assists rangers with routine reports and records; assists rangers in scheduling, delegating and executing work assignments of various groups.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATES OR REGISTRATION:
A valid vehicle operator license & CPR Certification are required. Desirable but not required certifications: Advanced First Aid, First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER FACTORS:
Good Physical condition: ability to do much hiking, climbing and carrying; ability to perform responsibly under emergency and crisis situations.
PLEASE COME BY UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES, ARC CENTER-2ND LEVEL CULP CENTER TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK AND TO PICK UP THE STATE OF TN APPLICATION AND PRE-INTERVIEW QUESTIONAIRE. CURRENT RESUME REQUIRED
NOTE: On-campus interviews will be held on
Wednesday March 16, 2016 and Thursday March 17, 2016. Please schedule your appointment when you pick-up your application documents.
Timeslots are very limited!!
HOUSING: To be discussed during interview
SALARY: $ 9.87 pr/hr
HOURS: 37.5 hrs a week
DEADLINE: Application process completed by Thursday, March 3, 2016