Park Ranger Corporal

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General summary

This is a third-level park enforcement position accountable for functioning as a park ranger lead worker. At this level, work involves patrolling state parks or historic sites, investigating crimes and accidents within state park boundaries, and cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in investigations. Lead worker responsibilities include assigning daily work; conducting training; and working with supervisors and managers on performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline of lower-level employees.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of the rules of evidence and principles of preservation of evidence. Ability to lead, mentor, coach and develop skills of staff. Ability to lead investigations. Ability to conduct training of assigned staff. 

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience as a certified law enforcement officer with the power of arrest. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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