Starting Pay: $25.1135 Hourly ($52,236)
After 1st Year: $25.8886 Hourly ($53,848)
After 2nd Year: $26.6964 Hourly ($55,528)
After 3rd Year: $27.5387 Hourly ($57,280)
After 4th Year: $28.4134 Hourly ($59,100)
After 5th Year: $29.3549 Hourly ($61,058)
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice AND one year law enforcement experience as a MCOLES Certified police officer;
Sixty (60) semester hours of college AND two (2) years of law enforcement experience as a MCOLES Certified police officer.
Three (3) years law enforcement experience as a MCOLES Certified police officer;
- U.S. Citizen and 21 years of age;
- Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate;
- Must have a valid driver’s license;
Pass extensive personal and professional background check;
Pass medical, psychological and drug testing;
Pass an age-based physical testing;
Valid driver’s license, with a driving record free of suspensions, revocations and moving violations for the prior two years;
No felony, assault, OWI or drug convictions;
Must be willing to assist other agencies including the City of Flint Police, Michigan State Police and the Genesee County Office of Sheriff;
Physically fit for duty, maintain proper height to weight ratio, free from physical impairments unless protected under the American Disability Act and MCOLES;
Must be willing to work different patrol assignments, including vehicle, boat, pontoon, foot and ORV;
Must be motivated, mature, willing to learn on a continuous basis, and retain a high degree of professionalism.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs professional park ranger duties in the areas of law enforcement, public safety, public relations and dissemination of information concerning Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission facilities and activities; works under general supervision; performs related duties as required.
OVERVIEW: The Park Ranger Division is a full-service law enforcement agency headquartered in Flint, Michigan. The Ranger Division currently consists of a Chief, Detective and 40 sworn, full-time and Seasonal Park Rangers. The Ranger Division is the primary law enforcement agency assigned to patrol the Park Commission’s properties. The Park Rangers enforce all laws including Federal, State, Marine and local ordinances with emphasis on the community policing. The Ranger Division operates 24/7 year round.
STATEMENT OF TASKS:
Enforces Federal, State and park rules and policies as adopted by the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission in accordance with Section 14 of Act 261 of the Public Acts of 1965, and the preservation of law and order;
Enforces rules, policies and procedures which ensure safe conditions, prevent vandalism, fires, area misuse and undesirable activities;
Fights/extinguishes fires, performs first aid and rescue operations;
Patrols designated area in an assigned manner;
Performs security checks of Commission properties;
Performs a variety of public relations activities including public presentations;
Receives public complaints and adjusts complaints when appropriate;
Disseminates information concerning Commission facilities and activities to the general public;
Operates motor vehicles, boats, ORV, office and other types of equipment;
Work in an urban police setting.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to perform public relations and public speaking tasks;
Ability to analyze situations quickly, accurately and to quickly adopt an effective course of action;
Ability to prepare police reports, follow-up on criminal and civil complaints, obtain arrest/search warrants;
Ability to conduct rescues and perform first-aid;
Ability to establish good interpersonal and professional relationships;
Ability to attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions.