Up to 3 permanent positions, 3 temporary up to 11 month & 1 temporary up to 18 month positions

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 prepare 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; develop and implement special events; conduct media interviews

Write reports, vehicle inspections and activity logs

Perform related work as required


Completion of a 2 year Diploma in Conservation Enforcement, Parks Management, Resource Management, Police Studies or Law Enforcement

A minimum of 1 year directly related experience

Obtain and retain Community Peace Officer Level I Provincial Designation from Alberta Justice with completion of the Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP), as well as a Bylaw officer appointment

Must be able to obtain or have successfully completed the Physical Abilities Readiness Evaluation (P.A.R.E.) within 4 minutes and 45 seconds (4:45)

Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications

Must be able to obtain and retain boat operators license

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

Hire is dependent Upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Eligible to obtain and retain a City Driver’s Permit

Up to 3 permanent full time positions, 3 temporary full time positions up to 11 months, and

1 temporary full time position up to 18 months

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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

Salary: $37.153 - $38.409 (Hourly); $77,575.460 - $80,197.990 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: NB/JB

Classification Title: Parks Ranger
Posting Date: Jul 20, 2018
Closing Date: Aug 03, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 7 - Permanent and Temporary Positions Full-time
Union : CUPE Local 30
Department: Community Standards and Neighbourhoods
Work Location(s): River Valley Headquarters, 10158 - 97 Ave Edmonton T5K 2T5