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Seasonal Park Rangers

City of Portland, Maine | Portland, ME

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Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – Full and Part-Time Positions (May – September, 2019) - Patrol recreational and natural areas and enhance visitor experience, encourage proper and appropriate use of park property, promote compliance with rules and regulations, protect park resources and positively represent the City of Portland.  Duties include providing park visitors with general assistance, directions and information on City parks, recreation programs, information on historical, cultural and natural features of parks and other services; promotes safe use and enjoyment of Portland Parks by encouraging voluntary compliance with and/or enforcing applicable park rules and regulations and requesting police assistance when necessary; monitors the use of the boat ramp and collects fees where applicable and manage parking; perform maintenance to and oversees use of beach areas and public restrooms; provide emergency assistance and direct emergency services to the parks when needed; assists in directing traffic, crowd control and protecting park resources during special events; maintains daily log and reports on park incidents, public contracts, park conditions; is available for case follow-through when necessary and other duties as assigned.  Requirements:   Must be team player with ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees and general public; must possess good communication skills, including being able to hand write legibly and follow simple oral and written instructions; must have ability to work independently in field conditions  and have ability to walk/hike up to 10 miles daily; must have experience with strenuous mountain biking in the woods and in city traffic; must be able to use portable radio; must be able to lift 50 lbs. and possess the physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job under exposure to varied climatic conditions; must have ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays; must be able to commit to work the entire season (Memorial Day to Labor Day).  Experience Desired:  Prior experience handling cash transactions, First Aid and CPR training.  Must possess valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license and maintain good driving record.  Seasonal Ranger positions start at $14.00/hour.  A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a   satisfactory background check.   

 Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled.


To apply online or to download the City’s application form, log on to the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website,


Apply at/send cover letter and resume to the

City of Portland, Maine

Human Resources Office

389 Congress St., Room 115

 Portland, ME 04101

Tel. (207) 874-8624, Fax (207) 874-8937

Email to



The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Posted On: 2019-04-05 16:12:23
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Government, Landscaping
Job Type: Seasonal
Job Status: Full Time
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 04101, Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Government, Landscaping

Additional Contact Info

389 Congress Street, Room 115
Portland, Maine 04101
Contact: Kathleen Vosmus
Phone: 207-874-8624