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Park & Recreation Ranger 6-E8 – Wilderness State Park

Carp Lake, MI


Posted on August 10, 2018

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About Park & Recreation Ranger 6-E8 – Wilderness State Park

Job Description

There are 2 vacancies for this position.

The function of this position is to perform general park maintenance, provide area park and boating access site information to the visiting public, and assist other rangers involved in the operation of the 10,500-acre Wilderness State Park, the Paradise Lake boating access site and the Indian Gardens ORV Trailhead. This position requires a law enforcement commission under the auspices of DNR Parks, & Recreation Division for the purposes of enforcing DNR administrative rules and applicable state laws at state parks and public access sites. The position also requires submission to a pre-employment drug screening test and background screening/computerized records check prior to being offered the position.

This position requires that the employee be able to obtain and hold a DNR Law Enforcement Commission.

This is a seasonal position working approximately 1360 hours per year.

Required Education and Experience

Education Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Park and Recreation Ranger 6

No specific type or amount is required.

Park and Recreation Ranger 7

One year of experience in a park or recreation setting, or in the construction trades.

Park and Recreation Ranger E8

Two years of park and recreation experience, including one year equivalent to a Park and Recreation Ranger 7.

Alternate Education and Experience

Completion of at least 8 semester (12 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for one year of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.

Completion of at least 15 semester (22 term) college credits in natural resources, park management or outdoor recreation may be substituted for two years of experience as a Park and Recreation Ranger-E.

Additional Requirements and Information

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.

For a complete copy of the position description click here.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, “Official Transcripts” must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar’s signature and/or seal.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.

To be considered for this position you must first schedule and pass an MCOLES physical fitness test or have passed the MCOLES physical fitness test within the last 6 months.

For information about the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) physical fitness test please visit their website at,1607,7-229–147713–,00.html.

Salary: $1,338.40 – $1,880.80 Biweekly

Location: Carp Lake, MI

Job Type: Seasonal

Department: Natural Resources

Job Number: 7501-18-PARK-120

Closing: 8/22/2018 11:59 PM Eastern


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766


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