Job Description

Parks Ranger Up to 3 temporary full-time up to 11 month positions
Job Number: 29291

A typical day you ask...rarely occurs. The extensive opportunities this job has to offer....also non typical.

Work in North America's largest urban park, known as the "Ribbon of Green". You'll contribute to ensuring a safe and enjoyable co-existence between the valley's plants, wildlife and ten million annual visitors in Edmonton's 48 kilometers of river valley.

As a Park Ranger you are responsible to:
Ensure the protection, condition and safety of buildings and amenities on City parkland
Carry out enforcement and compliance activities
Interact with a variety of individuals while ensuring a safe and enjoyable co-existence between the valley's precious natural resources
Receive complaints regarding violations of City bylaws; conducting investigations to determine their validity and issuing verbal/written warnings or tickets
Conduct routine park patrol and investigative assignments
Interpret legislation and bylaws to the public; provide assistance in the prosecution of bylaw or statute breeches and preparing court documents
Coordinate, develop, and implement actions to protect the bio-diversity of parkland; provide resource management to ensure sustainable use of parkland
Assist with the development of parks brochures, informational presentations, letters, and reports for internal and external customers; developing and implement special event; conduct media interviews
Write reports, vehicle inspections and activity logs
Performing related work as required
Completed 2 year Diploma in Conservation Enforcement, Police Studies, Resource Management, Law Enforcement or Parks Management
Obtain and retain Community Peace Officer Level I Provincial Designation from Alberta Justice with completion of the Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP)
Must pass the P.A.R.E. physical fitness test
Minimum 1 year of directly related experience; standard First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate, and AED Certificate
Obtain and retain Pleasure Craft Operator's licence (boat)
Ability to work in physically demanding and sometimes dangerous environments
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, SAP, and Google Suite
Completion of Verbal Judo, Search & Rescue Fundamentals and Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Training are assets
Extensive knowledge of municipal legislation, investigative practices and customer service standards; must be able to effectively communicate interpretations of legislation
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers; excellent interpersonal, time management, customer service and communication skills required
Knowledge and practical application of dealing with difficult persons; strong analytical, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to groups, eg. Educational & Trail Campaigns
Values align with our Leadership Principles of: making a difference, we do as we say, stewardship, public service and a one city approach
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Eligible to obtain and retain a City Driver’s Permit
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 3 temporary full-time up to 11 month positions

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, shift work between 6:00 am - 3:00 am including weekends

Salary: $35.714 - $36.921 (Hourly)

Recruitment Consultant: SH/AL

Classification Title: Parks Ranger
Posting Date: Apr 18, 2017
Closing Date: Apr 25, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Number of Openings (up to): 3 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CUPE Local 30
Department: Community Standards Peace Officers (Citizen Services)
Work Location(s): River Valley Headquarters, 10158 - 97 Ave Edmonton T5K 2T5