Park Ranger Recruit

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General summary

This is a first-level park enforcement position accountable for enforcing Missouri state laws and state park rules and regulations by use of citations, warnings, and custodial arrests. Work will involve responding to and investigating crimes and accidents within state park boundaries, as well as conducting and cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in investigations.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of law enforcement methods and techniques. Ability to enforce public safety laws and regulations. Ability to operate patrol equipment and weapons. Ability to perceive color differences and hear direct and radio commands. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license. Ability to pass fitness evaluation and medical examination.

Typical qualifications

Eligible to be commissioned as a peace officer.  

Pay grade