Park Ranger

Full Time
Glastonbury, CT 06033
$16.39 an hour
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Job Details
Job Location
Glastonbury Parks and Recreation, Facilities, & Informat - Glastonbury, CT

Position Type
Part Time (0-19.5 hours)

Salary Range
$16.39 Hourly

Under the general supervision of the Park and Recreation Director, or his/her designee, incumbent maintains positive public relations with Glastonbury citizens and visitors, answering questions, directing traffic, explaining ordinances and regulations affecting behavior within town parks, open space and preserves.

  • Answers questions about the Town park system; provides directions to area attractions and services; and provides referrals about obtaining permits.
  • Patrols areas of the Town, monitoring for and reporting to Police Department, violations of Town ordinances, safety hazards, suspicious persons or activity. Provides written witness statements.
  • Directs traffic at public events.
  • Participates in setup/cleanup for public events.
  • Provides first aid and CPR/AED.


  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Observes safe work practices
  • Observes state traffic laws
  • Represents the Town in a professional and courteous manner at all times; observes and respects the dignity of all persons


  • Regularly attends and is punctual for work


  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to write basic witness statements or memos
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn local parking regulations and ordinances
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn citizen rights


  • Knowledge of or ability to learn
  • local geography
  • local ordinances, and recognize violations
  • traffic control protocols
  • Four-wheel-drive vehicle operation

Ability to

  • recognize ordinance violations, and public safety concerns
  • walk/stand for an extended period of time, in order to patrol on foot and conduct traffic direction activities
  • see objects far away, as in driving, observing; and see closely, as in referencing a map
  • reach and bend; and push/pull/lift objects up to 20 pounds
  • hear normal sounds and communicate through human speech as in radio communications and in-person dialogue
  • understand verbal and written instructions
  • perform CPR/AED and basic first aid
  • The work environment involves risks involved with traffic control, requiring a range of safety precautions and situational awareness; exposure to outdoors seasonal weather conditions


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience, preferred


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must obtain CPR/AED certification within three (3) months of hire
  • Must obtain First Aid certification within three (3) months of hire

NOTE: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task and responsibility. Incumbent must be able to perform essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.39 per hour

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