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Park Ranger

Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources

To greet and assist park visitors. Develop and implement educational programs for the public concerning forestry division programs, wildfire prevention, forest management and watershed restoration and forest and wildfire conservation educational program s. Seek Grant monies for Smokey Bear Historical Park to assist with the development and maintenance of programs and educational gardens. Develop and implement interpretive displays including garden displays and forest types found throughout New Mexico. Provide Park visitors with clear, concise information about wildland fire prevention and the local surrounding area. Maintain and repair park facilities, grounds, and equipment. Provide management of the Smokey Bear Historical Park website in accordance with EMNRD policies. Participate in wildland fire suppression activities as able. The position is labor intensive to include: digging, bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting, as well as standing for long periods of time. The position requires the use of various hand and power tools, as well as operating vehicles and heavy equipment. One may be required to work in adverse weather conditions, extreme cold and heat for extended periods of time. Shift work may be required on holidays or during park events. Emergency maintenance situations may also arise requiring extended hours of work. Sitting at a desk or computer workstation is also required. Must be willing to accept assignment/transfer to another geographic location. Extensive travel in region wide area. Weekend/holiday work required. Application closing is 4/25/23.

Contact Information

Name: Mary Lavin