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Park Ranger I

City of Boston

UNAVAILABLE, UNAVAILABLE
11 days ago
UNAVAILABLE, UNAVAILABLE
11 days ago

Overview

This is a provisional appointment.

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

Reporting directly to Park Ranger II, Park Ranger III, and Chief Park Ranger/Executive Secretary (P&R), act as a special officer as enumerated in Boston Police Rule 400A, by patrolling parks, playgrounds, historic sites and conservation areas in order to promote compliance with Parks Department rules and regulations; by protecting natural and cultural resources; by enhancing visitor experiences through visibility, interpretive programming and visitor information; and by performing related work as required.

Responsibilities

  • Provides public safety services to park users and protects the City's park property from criminal activity.
  • Provides prevention, detection, suppression and prosecution of criminal activity; protection of life and property; and maintenance of public peace.
  • Coordinates all public safety related matters involving specially permitted events within the parks, including traffic and crowd control, public safety and protection of park resources.
  • Provides park visitors with general assistance, directions, information on Parks Department activities and city services.
  • Provides park visitors with information, tours, workshops, presentations, and programs on the historical, cultural, and environmental features of the Boston parks.
  • Encourages safe park use and enjoyment of the Boston parks by patrolling an assigned area by car, boat, all terrain vehicle, bicycle, foot or horseback; promotes compliance with, and enforces park rules and regulations, ordinances, and relevant laws; and requests emergency assistance when necessary.
  • Maintains and prepares logs and reports on park incidents, public contact, park conditions, and constituent requests; and assists maintenance staff as needed.
  • Provides emergency assistance such as CPR, first aid, fighting small fires, searching for lost children, and directing emergency services through the parks when needed.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained to handle various wildlife and domesticated animals.
  • Secures and maintains all departmental issued equipment.
  • Assists Boston Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services, and other emergency service agencies with security and safety issues related to Boston parks.
  • Appears in court to represent the Parks Department in all relevant incidents.
  • Based on assignment, may conduct mounted patrols and care for and maintain horses (eligibility & training required).
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications

  • Applicants must have (A) at least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in park or resource management or natural cultural history interpretation or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitution below.  Substitution: An Associates Degree or higher with a major in park or recreation management, natural resource management, or park interpretation may be substituted for one year of the required (B) experience. Criminal Justice course work a plus.
  • Applicants must have: knowledge of Boston Police Department Rule 400A qualifications; thorough knowledge of the standard procedures and techniques followed in foot, auto, or other types of patrols; knowledge of principles and practices of park or resource management; knowledge of general ecology and cultural history; ability to understand, explain and apply the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities; ability to orally communicate in an effective manner; ability to speak effectively before the public; ability to accurately record information; ability to make decisions and act quickly and effectively in emergencies; ability to interact productively with people.
  • Must be available to work any assigned shift/any assigned area.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must successfully complete Boston Park Ranger Academy training program.
  • Pre-employment physical and drug testing will be required of successful applicant.
  • Must submit to a complete background investigation.
  • Must successfully complete Special Officer (400A) training and pass 400A exam within six (6) months of hire. Special Officer (400-A) license must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED. 

 

Must have and maintain a current Massachusetts driver's license.

 

EMPLOYMENT SITE:

Boston Parks and Recreation Department - Franklin Park Maintenance Yard

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  BPR/PR1-1

Hours per week: 40

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Parks Supervisor

City of Greenbelt, MD

Greenbelt, MD
1 day ago
Greenbelt, MD
1 day ago

The City of Greenbelt, MD

Parks Supervisor – Public Works – Full time: 

Starting salary $55,369 - $65,124

Supervises, directs and oversees the activities and operations of the maintenance and care of City parks, grounds, contracts; prepares budgets for assigned area of responsibility.  Determines methods and procedures used in cleaning, repairing and construction of park and playground facilities and maintenance, construction and development of athletic fields; schedules routine and special maintenance activities related to parks and grounds; directs and inspects all work performed by the crew.  Minimum Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience.  Must have a valid Maryland Driver’s License and Playground Safety Inspectors Certification Card from the National Playground Safety Institute.  The City provides a generous fringe benefit package including medical, dental, life and retirement plans. The job class specification and summary of benefits are available on our website.  A City of Greenbelt application is required. Please log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov to fill out an application.

 

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Environmental Specialist

Howard University Hospital

Washington, DC
7 days ago
Washington, DC
7 days ago
BASIC FUNCTION:
Provide environmental and janitorial services to areas throughout the Hospital complex as assigned or directed.
DIMENSIONS:
Indeterminate.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Interact with staff, patients, visitors, Hospital and University Officials, and the general public.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Perform routine cleaning of all internal areas of the Hospital, including Patient Rooms, Nursing Units, Offices, Clinical Areas, Waiting Area, Lobbies, Lounges, Restrooms, Corridors, Elevators, Stairwells and building exterior to ensure a clean, neat and sanitary environment, according to established performance standards.
Timely Replenish or replace expendable supplies, such as soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
Operate mechanical equipment such as buffers (high and low speed), automatic scrubbers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, shampooer, extractor, burnisher and steam machine, baseboard machine and restroom cleaning machine.  Use equipment properly and maintain assigned equipment in good safe working order.
Empty trash containers in assigned areas, replace liners and clean the exterior of trash containers with damp cloth.
Transport trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
Wear complete uniform as provided and maintain good hygiene.
Observe safety precautions and established safety procedures for performing work and using equipment and cleaning supplies.  Report safety hazards according to policies and procedures, and to Supervisor or designee.  Note any required repairs (painting, plumbing, carpentry, or electrical) and report needed repairs to Supervisor or designee.
Maintain patient confidentiality.  Adhere to federal law, the Howard University Health Science Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.  Attend annual and periodic mandatory Compliance training, including HIPAA Privacy training.  Participate in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements. Participate in performance improvement activities.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to follow both written and oral instructions.
Ability to maintain a professional manner at all times.
Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality and respect for patient’s privacy
Ability to successfully operate a variety of high powered cleaning equipment.
Ability to withstand frequent exposure to water and disinfectant chemicals.
Competence in both oral and written English.
Ability to write legible and detailed information.
Ability to sign (name) on reports and/or other matter pertaining to the Department.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations and courteous communications with staff, physicians, patients, family members, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
C.A.R.E.S. CRITERIA:
Must demonstrate collaboration; accountability; respect; excellence; and service.
Works with team members and peers in and outside of their immediate work group to create an exceptional experience for patients, students and other visitors; looks for ways to achieve departmental/institutional results by partnering.
Accepts responsibility for his/her actions to provide health care and or ancillary functions in a highly efficient and compassionate manner.  The employee must function as a Steward (Have Ownership) of the Howard values that foster a commitment to improving the patient and student experience, organizational efficiency and the environment.
Embraces diversity; cares holistically for those we serve; treats all as we would like to be treated; manages the patient’s right to privacy with meticulous care 100% of the time and keeps patient and proprietary information about the institution confidential.
Anticipates the patient’s and student’s needs, presents as a model representative of the institution and maintains high standards of care while striving to improve performance and create exceptional experiences for our customers.
Behaves in a friendly, resourceful and professional manner towards all they encounter; treats patients, students and visitors in the same way that they would want their family members or themselves to be treated.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High School or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).
One (1) year of Environmental or janitorial work experience preferably, in a healthcare facility.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.  Possible exposure to hospital related hazards including but not limited to chemical and radiological materials, heavy lifting, machinery, electrical equipment, temperature extremes, weather conditions, BBP and infectious agents.
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Environmental Specialist (Part Time)

Howard University Hospital

Washington, DC
4 days ago
Washington, DC
4 days ago
BASIC FUNCTION:
Provide environmental and janitorial services to areas throughout the Hospital complex as assigned or directed.
DIMENSIONS:
Indeterminate.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Interact with staff, patients, visitors, Hospital and University Officials, and the general public.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Perform routine cleaning of all internal areas of the Hospital, including Patient Rooms, Nursing Units, Offices, Clinical Areas, Waiting Area, Lobbies, Lounges, Restrooms, Corridors, Elevators, Stairwells and building exterior to ensure a clean, neat and sanitary environment, according to established performance standards.
Timely Replenish or replace expendable supplies, such as soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
Operate mechanical equipment such as buffers (high and low speed), automatic scrubbers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, shampooer, extractor, burnisher and steam machine, baseboard machine and restroom cleaning machine.  Use equipment properly and maintain assigned equipment in good safe working order.
Empty trash containers in assigned areas, replace liners and clean the exterior of trash containers with damp cloth.
Transport trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
Wear complete uniform as provided and maintain good hygiene.
Observe safety precautions and established safety procedures for performing work and using equipment and cleaning supplies.  Report safety hazards according to policies and procedures, and to Supervisor or designee.  Note any required repairs (painting, plumbing, carpentry, or electrical) and report needed repairs to Supervisor or designee.
Maintain patient confidentiality.  Adhere to federal law, the Howard University Health Science Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.  Attend annual and periodic mandatory Compliance training, including HIPAA Privacy training.  Participate in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements. Participate in performance improvement activities.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to follow both written and oral instructions.
Ability to maintain a professional manner at all times.
Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality and respect for patient’s privacy
Ability to successfully operate a variety of high powered cleaning equipment.
Ability to withstand frequent exposure to water and disinfectant chemicals.
Competence in both oral and written English.
Ability to write legible and detailed information.
Ability to sign (name) on reports and/or other matter pertaining to the Department.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations and courteous communications with staff, physicians, patients, family members, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
C.A.R.E.S. CRITERIA:
Must demonstrate collaboration; accountability; respect; excellence; and service.
Works with team members and peers in and outside of their immediate work group to create an exceptional experience for patients, students and other visitors; looks for ways to achieve departmental/institutional results by partnering.
Accepts responsibility for his/her actions to provide health care and or ancillary functions in a highly efficient and compassionate manner.  The employee must function as a Steward (Have Ownership) of the Howard values that foster a commitment to improving the patient and student experience, organizational efficiency and the environment.
Embraces diversity; cares holistically for those we serve; treats all as we would like to be treated; manages the patient’s right to privacy with meticulous care 100% of the time and keeps patient and proprietary information about the institution confidential.
Anticipates the patient’s and student’s needs, presents as a model representative of the institution and maintains high standards of care while striving to improve performance and create exceptional experiences for our customers.
Behaves in a friendly, resourceful and professional manner towards all they encounter; treats patients, students and visitors in the same way that they would want their family members or themselves to be treated.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High School or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).
One (1) year of Environmental or janitorial work experience preferably, in a healthcare facility.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.  Possible exposure to hospital related hazards including but not limited to chemical and radiological materials, heavy lifting, machinery, electrical equipment, temperature extremes, weather conditions, BBP and infectious agents.
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Park Manager II (13033, Grade 22)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Montgomery County, MD
3 days ago
Montgomery County, MD
3 days ago
  •  Are you an experienced manager wanting to take on a challenge?
  •  Are you creative and intuitive in your approach to multitasking?
  •  Do you enjoy using technology to seek out efficiencies?
  •  Do you thrive on cultivating talent on your team?  

If this sounds like you, The Montgomery County Department of Parks – Southern Parks Division is the place you want to be!  We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, highly organized and professional Park Manager
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner. The Montgomery County Department of Parks has a career staff complement of nearly 800 employees, and we serve a diverse population of more than one million residents in the Washington, DC area.  We manage 424 parks on nearly 37,000 acres of parkland.  Go to our website to learn more:  https://www.montgomeryparks.org/
DIVERSITY STATEMENT: Montgomery County Department of Parks believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Montgomery County Parks does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology or status as a Veteran.
Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Career Full-Time
Location: Montgomery County, Maryland
Agency: MC Parks
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Environmental Specialist

Howard University Hospital

Washington, DC
30+ days ago
Washington, DC
30+ days ago
BASIC FUNCTION:
Provide environmental and janitorial services to areas throughout the Hospital complex as assigned or directed.
 
DIMENSIONS:
Indeterminate.                                                                                                                                
 
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Interact with staff, patients, visitors, Hospital and University Officials, and the general public.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Perform routine cleaning of all internal areas of the Hospital, including Patient Rooms, Nursing Units, Offices, Clinical Areas, Waiting Area, Lobbies, Lounges, Restrooms, Corridors, Elevators, Stairwells and building exterior to ensure a clean, neat and sanitary environment, according to established performance standards.
 
Timely Replenish or replace expendable supplies, such as soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
 
Operate mechanical equipment such as buffers (high and low speed), automatic scrubbers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, shampooer, extractor, burnisher and steam machine, baseboard machine and restroom cleaning machine.  Use equipment properly and maintain assigned equipment in good safe working order.
 
Empty trash containers in assigned areas, replace liners and clean the exterior of trash containers with damp cloth.
 
Transport trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area. 
 
Wear complete uniform as provided and maintain good hygiene.
 
Observe safety precautions and established safety procedures for performing work and using equipment and cleaning supplies.  Report safety hazards according to policies and procedures, and to Supervisor or designee.  Note any required repairs (painting, plumbing, carpentry, or electrical) and report needed repairs to Supervisor or designee.
 
Maintain patient confidentiality.  Adhere to federal law, the Howard University Health Science Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.  Attend annual and periodic mandatory Compliance training, including HIPAA Privacy training.  Participate in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements. Participate in performance improvement activities.
 
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.
 
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Ability to follow both written and oral instructions.
 
Ability to maintain a professional manner at all times.
 
Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality and respect for patient’s privacy
 
Ability to successfully operate a variety of high powered cleaning equipment.
 
Ability to withstand frequent exposure to water and disinfectant chemicals.
 
Competence in both oral and written English.

Ability to write legible and detailed information.
 
Ability to sign (name) on reports and/or other matter pertaining to the Department.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations and courteous communications with staff, physicians, patients, family members, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
 
C.A.R.E.S. CRITERIA:
 
Must demonstrate collaboration; accountability; respect; excellence; and service.
Works with team members and peers in and outside of their immediate work group to create an exceptional experience for patients, students and other visitors; looks for ways to achieve departmental/institutional results by partnering.
Accepts responsibility for his/her actions to provide health care and or ancillary functions in a highly efficient and compassionate manner.  The employee must function as a Steward (Have Ownership) of the Howard values that foster a commitment to improving the patient and student experience, organizational efficiency and the environment.
Embraces diversity; cares holistically for those we serve; treats all as we would like to be treated; manages the patient’s right to privacy with meticulous care 100% of the time and keeps patient and proprietary information about the institution confidential.
Anticipates the patient’s and student’s needs, presents as a model representative of the institution and maintains high standards of care while striving to improve performance and create exceptional experiences for our customers.
Behaves in a friendly, resourceful and professional manner towards all they encounter; treats patients, students and visitors in the same way that they would want their family members or themselves to be treated.
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
High School or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).
 
One (1) year of Environmental or janitorial work experience preferably, in a healthcare facility.
 
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.  Possible exposure to hospital related hazards including but not limited to chemical and radiological materials, heavy lifting, machinery, electrical equipment, temperature extremes, weather conditions, BBP and infectious agents.
 
 
 
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Park Manager II (13033, Grade 22)

Maryland National Capital Park

Montgomery County, MD
1 day ago
Montgomery County, MD
1 day ago
  •  Are you an experienced manager wanting to take on a challenge?
  •  Are you creative and intuitive in your approach to multitasking?
  •  Do you enjoy using technology to seek out efficiencies?
  •  Do you thrive on cultivating talent on your team?  

If this sounds like you, The Montgomery County Department of Parks – Southern Parks Division is the place you want to be!  We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, highly organized and professional Park Manager
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner. The Montgomery County Department of Parks has a career staff complement of nearly 800 employees, and we serve a diverse population of more than one million residents in the Washington, DC area.  We manage 424 parks on nearly 37,000 acres of parkland.  Go to our website to learn more:  https://www.montgomeryparks.org/
The Martin Luther King Jr. Management Area contains over 36 parks including a regional and recreational park, 40 athletic fields, 61 tennis & basketball courts, and 56 playgrounds.  The selected candidate will supervise the parks operations staff; plan, develop, and coordinate program support and maintenance projects at various parks; develop and oversee maintenance plans for landscape, athletic fields, grounds and custodial maintenance within our geographical area that will be determined based upon specific skills and experience.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT: Montgomery County Department of Parks believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Montgomery County Parks does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology or status as a Veteran.
Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Career Full-Time
Location: Montgomery County, Maryland
Agency: MC Parks
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Environmental Specialist (Part Time)

Howard University Hospital

Washington, DC
30+ days ago
Washington, DC
30+ days ago
BASIC FUNCTION:
Provide environmental and janitorial services to areas throughout the Hospital complex as assigned or directed.
 
DIMENSIONS:
Indeterminate.                                                                                                                                
 
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Interact with staff, patients, visitors, Hospital and University Officials, and the general public.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Perform routine cleaning of all internal areas of the Hospital, including Patient Rooms, Nursing Units, Offices, Clinical Areas, Waiting Area, Lobbies, Lounges, Restrooms, Corridors, Elevators, Stairwells and building exterior to ensure a clean, neat and sanitary environment, according to established performance standards.
 
Timely Replenish or replace expendable supplies, such as soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
 
Operate mechanical equipment such as buffers (high and low speed), automatic scrubbers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, shampooer, extractor, burnisher and steam machine, baseboard machine and restroom cleaning machine.  Use equipment properly and maintain assigned equipment in good safe working order.
 
Empty trash containers in assigned areas, replace liners and clean the exterior of trash containers with damp cloth.
 
Transport trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area. 
 
Wear complete uniform as provided and maintain good hygiene.
 
Observe safety precautions and established safety procedures for performing work and using equipment and cleaning supplies.  Report safety hazards according to policies and procedures, and to Supervisor or designee.  Note any required repairs (painting, plumbing, carpentry, or electrical) and report needed repairs to Supervisor or designee.
 
Maintain patient confidentiality.  Adhere to federal law, the Howard University Health Science Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.  Attend annual and periodic mandatory Compliance training, including HIPAA Privacy training.  Participate in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements. Participate in performance improvement activities.
 
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.
 
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Ability to follow both written and oral instructions.
 
Ability to maintain a professional manner at all times.
 
Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality and respect for patient’s privacy
 
Ability to successfully operate a variety of high powered cleaning equipment.
 
Ability to withstand frequent exposure to water and disinfectant chemicals.
 
Competence in both oral and written English.

Ability to write legible and detailed information.
 
Ability to sign (name) on reports and/or other matter pertaining to the Department.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations and courteous communications with staff, physicians, patients, family members, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
 
C.A.R.E.S. CRITERIA:
 
Must demonstrate collaboration; accountability; respect; excellence; and service.
Works with team members and peers in and outside of their immediate work group to create an exceptional experience for patients, students and other visitors; looks for ways to achieve departmental/institutional results by partnering.
Accepts responsibility for his/her actions to provide health care and or ancillary functions in a highly efficient and compassionate manner.  The employee must function as a Steward (Have Ownership) of the Howard values that foster a commitment to improving the patient and student experience, organizational efficiency and the environment.
Embraces diversity; cares holistically for those we serve; treats all as we would like to be treated; manages the patient’s right to privacy with meticulous care 100% of the time and keeps patient and proprietary information about the institution confidential.
Anticipates the patient’s and student’s needs, presents as a model representative of the institution and maintains high standards of care while striving to improve performance and create exceptional experiences for our customers.
Behaves in a friendly, resourceful and professional manner towards all they encounter; treats patients, students and visitors in the same way that they would want their family members or themselves to be treated.
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
High School or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).
 
One (1) year of Environmental or janitorial work experience preferably, in a healthcare facility.
 
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.  Possible exposure to hospital related hazards including but not limited to chemical and radiological materials, heavy lifting, machinery, electrical equipment, temperature extremes, weather conditions, BBP and infectious agents.
 
 
 

Posted

11 days ago

Description

Overview

This is a provisional appointment.

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

Reporting directly to Park Ranger II, Park Ranger III, and Chief Park Ranger/Executive Secretary (P&R), act as a special officer as enumerated in Boston Police Rule 400A, by patrolling parks, playgrounds, historic sites and conservation areas in order to promote compliance with Parks Department rules and regulations; by protecting natural and cultural resources; by enhancing visitor experiences through visibility, interpretive programming and visitor information; and by performing related work as required.

Responsibilities

  • Provides public safety services to park users and protects the City's park property from criminal activity.
  • Provides prevention, detection, suppression and prosecution of criminal activity; protection of life and property; and maintenance of public peace.
  • Coordinates all public safety related matters involving specially permitted events within the parks, including traffic and crowd control, public safety and protection of park resources.
  • Provides park visitors with general assistance, directions, information on Parks Department activities and city services.
  • Provides park visitors with information, tours, workshops, presentations, and programs on the historical, cultural, and environmental features of the Boston parks.
  • Encourages safe park use and enjoyment of the Boston parks by patrolling an assigned area by car, boat, all terrain vehicle, bicycle, foot or horseback; promotes compliance with, and enforces park rules and regulations, ordinances, and relevant laws; and requests emergency assistance when necessary.
  • Maintains and prepares logs and reports on park incidents, public contact, park conditions, and constituent requests; and assists maintenance staff as needed.
  • Provides emergency assistance such as CPR, first aid, fighting small fires, searching for lost children, and directing emergency services through the parks when needed.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained to handle various wildlife and domesticated animals.
  • Secures and maintains all departmental issued equipment.
  • Assists Boston Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services, and other emergency service agencies with security and safety issues related to Boston parks.
  • Appears in court to represent the Parks Department in all relevant incidents.
  • Based on assignment, may conduct mounted patrols and care for and maintain horses (eligibility & training required).
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications

  • Applicants must have (A) at least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in park or resource management or natural cultural history interpretation or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitution below.  Substitution: An Associates Degree or higher with a major in park or recreation management, natural resource management, or park interpretation may be substituted for one year of the required (B) experience. Criminal Justice course work a plus.
  • Applicants must have: knowledge of Boston Police Department Rule 400A qualifications; thorough knowledge of the standard procedures and techniques followed in foot, auto, or other types of patrols; knowledge of principles and practices of park or resource management; knowledge of general ecology and cultural history; ability to understand, explain and apply the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities; ability to orally communicate in an effective manner; ability to speak effectively before the public; ability to accurately record information; ability to make decisions and act quickly and effectively in emergencies; ability to interact productively with people.
  • Must be available to work any assigned shift/any assigned area.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must successfully complete Boston Park Ranger Academy training program.
  • Pre-employment physical and drug testing will be required of successful applicant.
  • Must submit to a complete background investigation.
  • Must successfully complete Special Officer (400A) training and pass 400A exam within six (6) months of hire. Special Officer (400-A) license must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED. 

 

Must have and maintain a current Massachusetts driver's license.

 

EMPLOYMENT SITE:

Boston Parks and Recreation Department - Franklin Park Maintenance Yard

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  BPR/PR1-1

Hours per week: 40

Source: City of Boston