Opening: Wilderness Ranger – Prescott, AZ
Wilderness Ranger: This field position will be representing the Prescott National Forest. This position will be responsible for interacting directly with visitors providing information and details to the public about the areas’ cultural and natural resources and providing insight and guidelines to the wilderness area’s backcountry recreation opportunities.
Primary duties of the position will include:
- daily hiking of 5-10 miles,
- making public contacts,
- providing wilderness education information, and trail maintenance and inventory.
There are numerous special projects that the position will participate in or be the lead for. Logging out and maintaining wilderness trails, signs, and portals, refining and implementing the forests wilderness education plan, continuing our solitude monitoring plan, and completing invasive weed inventory and removal. Applicants must be self-motivated. Backpacking and camping experience is needed as well as a background/education in natural resources, recreation, or wilderness management. Trail maintenance and construction skills are desirable for applicants, but not required.