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Park & Recreation Ranger 9 – Young State Park

Boyne City, MI


Posted on December 8, 2018

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About Park & Recreation Ranger 9 – Young State Park

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to oversee the daily operations of Young and Fisherman’s Island State parks, 50 boating access sites, 2 SFCG’s, 3 Pathways and 4 trailheads. This employee shall function as a Lead Worker to 5 seasonal rangers and up to 25 State Worker 4’s. Employee shall assist the Park Supervisor in a multitude of administrative tasks as delegated. Employee shall perform various types of operational and maintenance duties typically required in State Parks and Recreation areas. Employee will function in the capacity of park safety officer and represent the Young management unit on the Gaylord District safety committee. Employee will serve in a commission designated position and be required to perform law enforcement according to division policies and procedures.

This position requires that the employee be able to obtain and hold a DNR Parks & Recreation Division Law Enforcement Commission. Applicant must possess a current passing physical fitness test certificate, or be scheduled to take theMCOLES* physical fitness test before being granted an interview. The fitness test is administered by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES*).

Required Education and Experience

Education Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Three years of park and recreation experience, including one year equivalent to a Park and Recreation Ranger E8.

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


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.

Information regarding scheduling a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) physical fitness test is available on their website at,1607,7-229–147713–,00.html.

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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 will 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.

Salary: $1,668.00 – $2,144.00 Biweekly

Location: Boyne City, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Natural Resources

Job Number: 7501-19-PARK-023

Closing: 12/13/2018 11:59 PM Eastern


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766


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