The New York State Park Police are accepting applications for seasonal park and recreation forest ranger and park and recreation public safety ranger positions, which provide public safety and security services within the state park system. Information on how to apply is available at http://nysparks.com/employment/park-police/default.aspx or by calling 518-474-4029.
State Parks and recreation forest rangers must obtain a valid municipal police training council basic police officer or peace officer training certificate. They will serve as peace officers providing essential public safety services in support of the State Park Police. Positions are assigned to New York City and Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties and may be required to travel intermittently to other areas of the state for temporary, special events.
Public safety rangers must complete 80 hours of prescribed training, including 24 hours of security guard training, and provide general security services in support of the State Park Police. Positions exist across New York.
Training will be provided to qualified candidates. The positions are seasonal in nature, generally from Memorial Day through Labor Day.