Work in North America's largest urban park, known as the "Ribbon of Green". In this position, you will 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 biodiversity 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
Ability to work in physically demanding and sometimes dangerous environments
Completion of Verbal Judo, Search & Rescue Fundamentals and Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) training are assets
Completion of the following courses would be an asset: All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) training, Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) training, Snowmobile training, Law Enforcement Bike Association (LEBA) training, and possession of a valid boat operators license
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
Strong team player with the ability to contribute to a high performing team
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 and Trail Campaigns
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, SAP and Google Suite
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
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 temporary full time position up to 11 months, and 1 temporary full time position up to 18 months

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: Park Ranger
Posting Date: Mar 14, 2019
Closing Date: Mar 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CUPE Local 30
Department: Community Standards and Neighbourhoods
Work Location(s): River Valley Headquarters, 10158 - 97 Ave Edmonton T5K 2T5