Park Ranger | Stonewall, TX
TPWD - Park Ranger I (Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm 20th Century Domestic Park Interpreter) (00025792)
OrganizationPARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
SP-Lyndon B Johnson SP & SHS
199 Park Road 52 PO Box 238
JobLife, Physical, and Social Science
ScheduleFull-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
TravelYes, 10 % of the Time
State Job Code: 2640
Salary Admin Plan: B
Salary (Pay Basis)3,367.25 - 3,367.25 (Monthly)
Number of Openings1
Job PostingAug 9, 2022, 4:57:00 PM
Closing DateAug 30, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached" or "See resume" will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state ‘unknown’ for any incomplete fields. If education is used to meet the minimum requirements of the job posting, a copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided if you are selected for an interview.
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VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran’s employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran’s Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/
FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.
TO APPLY: Application must be completed at: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
HIRING CONTACT: Hannah Kellogg, (830) 644-8107
PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Lyndon B. Johnson State Park - Sauer Beckmann Farm, 199 SP Road 52, Stonewall, TX 78671
Under the direction of the Farm Manager, this position is responsible for performing routine (journey-level) operations work in a state park including providing interpretation and preservation of the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm and other park special events, programs, and outreach. The unique historic facility portrays the lifestyles of a typical German farm family in eastern Gillespie County at the turn-of-the-century (1915-1918) in an authentic farm setting involving 3rd person interpretation. Assists with providing living history demonstrations to the public by using a variety of artifacts and/or replicas, interprets life on the farm using appropriate methods in relationship to the area, and gives interpretive tours on a daily basis. Performing quality customer service, both internal and external, plays a vital role in this position. Dresses in authentic costume, cares for farm livestock, maintains and cleans historic buildings, maintains park and farm grounds, and focuses on showcasing early 20th century domestic skills. Assists with outreach and educational programs for all ages. Other duties include assisting with park promotions, park volunteers, safety program, fee collections, and preparation of assigned reports. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
No experience required.
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver’s license.
One year of experience in interpretation or conducting educational programs may substitute for 30 hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours.
Graduation from an accredited college or university in one of the following areas: Park Administration, Recreation & Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Conservation, Range Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology/Archeology, History, or closely related field.
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