Assistant Park Ranger (2212)

May 5, 2023
York, SC
Job Type



York County is located in the Piedmont region, between the Broad River and the Catawba River. Its diverse landscape is home to family-friendly towns/cities, a progressive urban region and lakefront communities. We are excited that you want to join our team and recognize that our employees are the foundation for our success.

Mission Statement - York County provides quality public services in an open, efficient, and responsive manner.

Vision Statement - York County provides an environment where all citizens and businesses can thrive and succeed.


We invite you to apply to join our team part-time Assistant Park Ranger for our Field Day Park at Lake Wylie. This exciting opportunity will assist with the overall operation and maintenance of the County Park working on a team. This position performs diversified duties as governed by general instruction, policies, and standard operating procedures of the Department.

Benefits: participation in the South Carolina Retirement System, vacation leave, sick leave, longevity pay, 11 paid holidays plus 3 optional days/floating holidays.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with operational activities to include specific areas such as registering park campers, retail sales, and day use area/shelter rentals; collects and records all revenue; maintains records of park attendance and permits issued. Stocks and maintains proper inventory.
  • Assists in traffic control during summer weekends and special events. Controls Park access, including opening, closing, and monitoring traffic through the park gates.
  • Performs general clerical duties, including but not limited to answering the telephone, entering, and retrieving computer data, and copying and filing documents.
  • Performs limited maintenance and housekeeping duties in the campground area and restrooms.
  • Assists with administrative activities to include, but not limited to, receiving and documenting revenues and preparing reports.
  • Assists in daily close-out procedures throughout the park, including within the point of sale and reservation systems.
  • Aids and works to maintain a safe environment for park visitors through the enforcement of park rules, regulations and policies.


Education and Experience Requirements -
Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Valid state driver's license.

    Applicants with equivalent experience and/or education may be considered.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Attributes:

  • Knowledge of facilities maintenance and cleaning.
  • Knowledge of retail business and inventory including use of yard and lawn maintenance.
  • Knowledge of park rules.
  • Knowledge of computer, specialized software programs and general office procedures and protocols. Customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to problem solve.


Physical and Dexterity Requirements:

Requires work involving: sitting and talking or hearing over 2/3 of the time; standing and walking 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; and sitting, gripping or feeling with hands, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing and stooping, and kneeling, crouching, or crawling less than 1/3 of the time. Requires lifting up to 10 pounds over 2/3 of the time; and up to 50 pounds under 1/3 of the time.

Vision Requirements:

No special vision requirements. Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up or down or to the left and right when vision is fixed on a given point); Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

Potential Environmental Conditions and Hazards:
The job may risk exposure to indoor environment, outdoor environment, noise, extreme temperatures, moisture and/or humidity, dust and fumes.


2212 Assistant Park Ranger Lake Wylie Parks 7.11.22.pdf


York County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. The County seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that one of our core values, a qualified and diverse workforce, will be affirmed. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance requires the County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

Closing Date/Time: 2023-05-26

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