National Parks Service Jobs – Park Ranger

Website National Park Service

Job Description:

These positions are located in Independence National Historical Park, in the Division of Visitor and Resource Protection. The Park Rangers will perform Resource Protection and Public Use Management in the National Parks.

Job Responsibilities:

You will serve as a Law Enforcement Commissioned Ranger responsible for performing law enforcement duties including detection, investigation, apprehension, detention, and prosecution under provisions of applicable laws, rules, and regulations enacted to insure the protection and safe use of National Park resources. The primary duty of this position is the enforcement of the criminal laws of the United States through investigation, apprehension, education, and detention of individuals suspected or convicted of violating these laws.

Job Requirements:

  • You will be required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. This position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
  • You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver’s license is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
  • You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
  • You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.
  • Must possess Level I or Level II Law Enforcement Commission.
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USA Hire Assessment.

Job Details:

Company: National Park Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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