Is this true? Any other ways into a similar job if you are over age 37??
Questions might be along these lines:Emergency priorities: lost hiker vs dog off leash vs arterial bleeding - which to handle first?Heat emergencies - treatment for heat exhaustion vs heatstrokeHow do you handle campsite quiet hours complaints?When do you give a warning (1st time offender, not a blatant violation) vs a citation?What do you assess first in responding to any emergency? (scene safety)What do you do in any enforcement contact after assessing scene safety? (identify yourself as a par...
I am looking to become a park ranger. I plan on paying my way a park ranger academy but I have a lot of questions and could really use some help!First off I’ll explain a little about myself. I am 28 years old and I live in California. I don’t have a 4 year degree but I have my Associates degree in behavioral science. I have volunteered for the National forest a few times and have worked 9 months for the California state park system as a Park Maintenance Aide (it was seasonal). My main goal ...
What is the best training for becoming a park ranger? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective park ranger?What do non-traditional career paths look like?
Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any advice on the best route for me to take to become a Park Ranger. My bachelors was in Philosophy and I don't have a strong science background. I think I would like to become a law enforcement ranger. Is grad school the best bet? Or just volunteering for a while and trying to get experience? Any suggestions please!
What do you enjoy most about being a park ranger? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and advance?What keeps you at your job?
Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing?Where are the jobs? Which places have the most park ranger opportunities?