TPWD - Seasonal Park Ranger I (Fluctuating Hours Pool Manager)

  • Bastrop, Texas
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Forestry Parks and Recreation

Job Description

To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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TO APPLY: Application must be completed at:

HIRING CONTACT: Aimee Oliveri, (512) 332-1281

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Bastrop State Park, 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX 78602

This position is responsible for the operation of a historic State Park aquatic facility. Performs routine (journey-level) operations work in a state park. Manages and supervises aquatic staff and retail operations. Ensures the safety and well-being of visitors and staff by protecting life and preventing accidents. Enforces policies, rules, and regulations. Responsibilities include oversight of: aquatic operations, grounds maintenance, revenue collection, concession operations, staff training and development, and customer service. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.


Graduation from high school or GED.

Two years of experience in (1) general maintenance; (2) revenue collection; or (3) public relations.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.

Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license;
Must possess or be able to obtain a TPWD approved (Red Cross of equivalent) Lifeguard certification with CPR/First Aid.
NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon maintaining required licenses and certifications.

Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience with a maximum substitution of two years.

Experience in aquatic facility management;
Experience as a supervisor of team leader;
Experience in working with the public.

Knowledge of water hazards and rescue techniques;
Knowledge of basic facility cleaning and sanitation techniques;
Knowledge of swimming pool operations;
Knowledge of concession stand operations and fee collection;
Knowledge of personnel management techniques;
Knowledge of personal computers;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in application of lifeguard surveillance and lifesaving procedures;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers, work-related contacts, and subordinates;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skills in customer service and retail sales;
Skills in facilities and grounds maintenance;
Ability to swim;
Ability to react calmly and effectively to emergency situation;
Ability to perform first aid procedures;
Ability to maintain cleanliness and orderliness of all areas;
Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to supervise the work of others;
Ability to recruit, interview, hire, and train staff;
Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.

Required to work in a public park with overnight camping;
Required to work 40 hours per week, includes flexible schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and days off other than Saturday, Sunday and holidays;
This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued, eligibility for longevity pay, and health insurance rates;
Required to respond to emergency situations;
Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs;
Must conform to TPWD work rules, safety procedures and dress and grooming standards;
Required to operate a State vehicle;
Non-smoking work environment in all State buildings and vehicles.


Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Address

Bastrop, Texas United States View Map