Louisiana Department of State Civil Service PARK RANGER 1-2 in Mandeville, Louisiana



$1,751.00 - $3,940.00 Monthly

$10.10 - $22.73 Hourly

$1,751.00 - $3,940.00 Monthly


Mandeville, LA

Mandeville, LA

Job Type



Culture Rec & Tourism-State Parks

Job Number



10/24/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

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Supplemental Information

Job Number: CRT-2016-85918-RC


  • This position is located at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, LA and is in a Career Progression Group to a Park Ranger 2. This position may be filled as a Park Ranger 1 or 2 based on the qualifications of the selected applicant. The Park Ranger 1 position has a Special Entrance Rate of $965.60 Bi-Weekly.

DUTIES: Enforce all federal, state, and local laws, as well as, park rules and regulations. Other duties include, but are not limited to: maintenance, custodial, and cashier. Earn POST Council certification as a Peace Officer, and certify in First Aid and CPR.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule to include days, nights, weekends and holidays, as deemed necessary. Preference may be given to applicants who have a current Louisiana POST Certification.

  • Applicants applying to this announcement outside of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism may be required to accept probation in lieu of promotion.

  • The Park Ranger 2 has a special entrance rate of $1033.20 Bi-Weekly with a maximum salary of $50,586. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.


  • CRT does not accept any testing exemptions; therefore, all applicants must have the required written test score, if applicable, to be considered for the position.

  • Applicants must have a current Civil Service test score for the 9500 LEAPS Test. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here.

  • If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:

ONLINE: Click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

PAPER: Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted. If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225) 219-1041 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title (park ranger 1-2) and job number (CRT-2016-85918-RC) on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application

  • Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail with your paper application.

  • Applicants using an international degree as a basis to qualify for the position must attach an equivalency evaluation statement.


  • While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:

  • Failure to have a current LEAPS test score by the closing of this announcement;

  • Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above;

  • Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;

  • Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement;

  • Failure to include the job title, job number CRT-2016-85918-RC and completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission;

  • Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp, if faxed) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.

For further information about this vacancy, contact:

Roderick Crockett, HR Analyst

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

PO Box 94361

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361

Email: rcrockett@crt.la.gov

FAX: 225-342-7928

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.



No specialized experience or training is required.


  1. Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application.

  2. Willingness and ability to carry firearms.

  3. Possession of a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

  4. No physical disablements which would prevent the functioning as a law enforcement officer.

An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by State and Federal laws is granted.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To enforce all state laws, rules and regulations on a facility operated by the Office of State Parks and provide assistance to visitors.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from a Park Manager or other official or higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

None, although on small sites the incumbent may oversee the maintenance crew as needed.

Location of Work:

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of State Parks. May be used by other organizations with approval from the Department of State Civil Service. (such as the Sabine River Authority).

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Park Ranger 2 by the lack of journeyman level responsibility and authority.

Differs from other law enforcement jobs by the confinement of work area to facilities operated by the Office of State Parks.

Examples of Work

Explains rules and regulations to park visitors for the purpose of protecting and preserving natural, historic, and cultural features, sites and structures.

Prepares and maintains various records and reports pertaining to park activities.

Performs general painting, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical and related trades work as required.

Cleans and supplies restrooms, removes refuse from trash receptacles and grounds, and performs other general clean-up functions.

Operates numerous power tools, trucks and other equipment.

Collects and accounts for fees.