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Park Technician

Location

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Nags Head, NC
Dare County

Contact

Jockey's Ridge State Park
P.O. Box 592
Nags Head, NC 27959

300 W. Carolista Drive
Nags Head, NC 27959

Ranger Austin Paul
austin.paul@ncparks.gov
252-441-7132

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description


Description of work

  • Conduct interpretive programs daily with children and adults
  • Patrol park areas daily on ATVs
  • Provide visitor information and services
  • Report any park violations to park ranger(s)
  • Provide park maintenance duties as needed
  • Participate in local agencies' programs and in park training sessions
  • Prepare for and research assigned interpretive programs; develop new program outlines

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • ​​​Employee must possess the physical ability and stamina to carry out park duties.
  • Employee must have a basic knowledge of coastal natural resources.
  • Employee must have experience and/or be willing to engage in public speaking to occasional large audiences.
  • Employee should have experience working with the public in a service or informational setting.

 

Experience and qualifications

Minimum education requirements: High school diploma

Preferably, employee will possess a background in biology, zoology, ecology, natural resource management or related field. Prior work experience in outdoor education also a plus.

 

Positions available

The following two positions focus primarily on developing and delivering interpretive/educational programs. Additional tasks include assisting staff with daily general park operational needs and routines.

  • One 3-month position: May 17, 2021 to September 3, 2021
    40 hours per week, must work some weekends and some nights
    Pay scale: $10 per hour plus housing
     
  • One 3-month position: May 17, 2021 to September 3, 2021
    40 hours per week, must work some weekends and some nights
    Pay scale: $10 per hour plus housing

 

 

How to apply


Applicants must complete a NC State Government Paper Application for Employment (PD-107) to be considered for these positions.

Completed applications should be mailed to Jockey's Ridge State Park or dropped off in person at the park visitor center office. You can also email it to Ranger Austin Paul at austin.paul@ncparks.gov.

 

Mailing address:
Attn: Ranger Austin Paul
P.O. Box 592
Nags Head, NC 27959

 

Visitor center office:
300 W. Carolista Drive
Nags Head, NC 27959
Office hours:
9:00am to 5:00pm – November to February
9:00am to 6:00pm – March to October