Help Wanted: Elephant Butte Park Ranger

This position, which is assigned to Elephant Butte Lake State Park, is primarily responsible for assisting park visitors, patrolling the park, enforcing rules and regulations and maintaining park facilities, grounds and equipment. This position will also be responsible for training and assigning jobs of seasonal and park volunteers. This position will monitor park operations, perform general park functions of the park administration and fee enhancement and performing managerial requirements when the manager is off or on vacation. This position will develop and present interpretive/education programs for park visitors, school groups and other community groups. The position will coordinate and schedule these programs with local schools, youth groups and other entities. This position will implement, track and monitor education and enforcement programs presented in order to provide information and data weekly, monthly, and annually in order to effectively report and measure program success.

Must be able to successfully complete the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy and obtain  a Peace Officer Certification as set forth in Section 29-7-6 NMSA 1978 within one (1) year of hire. Incumbent will be subject to pre-employment, random, and reasonable suspicion drug testing. This position is designated as safety sensitive within the meaning of Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and must abide by all provisions of the Federal Omnibus Transportation Testing Act. Employment is subject to pre-employment and random testing, in accordance with all terms and conditions of federal and state law, rules and regulations in relation to alcohol and/or drug testing. Must possess and maintain a valid NM Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License at time of hire or the ability to acquire within one (1) year of hire. All applicants for this position must be
licensed in accordance with 66-5-59 NMSA 1978, as applicable. You must include your license or certificate number in the “license” section of the application form. Must be willing to accept assignment/transfer to another geographic location. Extensive travel in  region wide area. Weekend/holiday work required.

Salary Information
Entry Level Salary: $13.83  hourly
Top Pay: $24.06  hourly

Contact Information
Miche Bove
Energy, Minerals, & Natural Resources Department
1220 South St Francis
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
ph: (505)476-3374