Park Ranger

at AR Dept of Parks, Heritage & Tourism in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Park Ranger

Position #:    22092478

Salary:         $36,000

Grade:          GS05

Requisition:  15566

Location:      Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock, AR


Closing date: 2/6/2022     


This law enforcement position is responsible for ensuring the safety of the park and its visitors by obtaining compliance with laws and regulations. It is a vital member of the park’s management staff. Duties include patrolling for possible thefts, illegal hunting, vandalism, cutting of trees or other violations, having an active role in the park’s search and rescue team, administering first aid, giving interpretive programs, assisting with budget preparations, and other duties as assigned. This position is subject to 24-hour call, must be able to traverse rough terrain and work a varied shift, including weekends, nights, and holidays. Applicant must carry a firearm while on duty. A criminal background check is required.


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. Housing and utilities are provided.


Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, park management or a related field; or two years of college coursework; plus two years of experience in a natural resources field.


We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


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Job Posting: 3209422

Posted On: Jan 21, 2022

Updated On: Feb 06, 2022