Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hiring for a river ranger to work on the Arkansas River. Applications are being accepted through March 21, 2012. Click here to go to the job announcement and here for instructions on how to apply.
Arkansas River Rangers work in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA), which follows the river for 150 miles from Leadville through the Sawatch mountain range down to Pueblo on the edge of Colorado’s plains.
This is an unarmed law enforcement position. Law enforcement duties include patrols by vehicle, boat, bicycle, and foot; issuing citations for violations; and, responding to emergencies. The position requires proficiency in class IV – V whitewater and completion of a 24-hour swiftwater rescue course.