Law enforcement: Once commissioned, protects park properties and exercises limited commissioned police power. Must have knowledge of WAC, RCW, policies and directives. Conducts investigations, educates the public on park rules, issues citations, performs surveillance, conducts crowd control, directs traffic, makes arrests/physical arrests and forwards charges to prosecutor. Prepares written reports. All non-permanent park rangers will be required to carry a firearm as part of their duties.
Public administration: Communicates with the public both orally and in writing, including providing public information, giving presentations to groups of various sizes, answering questions and giving directions. Informs the local community of park changes.
Maintenance: Performs grounds and facilities maintenance. Operates, evaluates and repairs complex equipment and utility systems, complex irrigation systems, domestic water systems, complex sewage systems, simple sewage systems and buildings. Tests and treats domestic water for the protection of the public. Maintains roads and trails. Schedules, operates and repairs heavy and light equipment.
Administrative: Updates manuals; records traffic counter readings; completes law enforcement reports, vehicle and equipment usage reports, attendance reports, incident reports, cash receipt transmittals, purchasing requisitions, employee timesheets and other reports as assigned or needed; and performs expenditure reconciliations.
Resource stewardship: Recognizes, understands, values, manages and protects natural resources. Identifies, improves and protects wetlands, archaeological sites and other sensitive or endangered sites. Enforces rules and laws to prevent unauthorized access or damage to park property.
Supervision: Schedules, prioritizes and evaluates the work of several seasonal staff and special program workers (community service workers, volunteers, etc.). Establishes work expectations and standards, monitors results, coaches, trains, mentors and evaluates performance. Performs corrective action as necessary. Promotes teamwork, crew diversity and a safe and respectful working environment.
Interpretation: Prepares and gives interpretive and educational talks to the public regarding park