The City of Longmont Natural Resources Division is hiring Temporary Community Rangers to patrol and protect our public lands. Community Rangers will patrol greenways, parks, reservoirs, nature areas, open space, and Downtown District by vehicle, foot, bike, e-bike, or boat to ensure visitor safety and resource protection. The Natural Resources Division manages a diverse public lands system ranging from Button Rock Preserve in the foothills above Lyons, CO to urban greenways and Union Reservoir on the east side of Longmont. Community Rangers will be responsible for patrol of the greenways but may also be assigned to a specific district such as Button Rock Preserve or Union Reservoir.

Community Rangers will be offered training opportunities in emergency medicine, public safety, and boat rescue. Hiring range is $19.87-$22.07/hr for a season of max 1559 hours.

Tagged as: Conservation, Medical, Water Skills


Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Possession of current certification in CPR and Community First Aid and Safety is required.

Required Skills:

Completion of, or ability to complete, community first aid, defensive driving, self-defense, and boating rescue training. Completion of CPR and Defibrillator training, or ability to complete within 2 months of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain an S-130/190 Basic Firefighting and Wildland Fire Behavior Certification within six months of hire.

Preferred Skills:

College-level coursework in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources, or a related field. Previous experience as a Park Ranger. Prior experience working in parks, open space, or natural areas. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.

About City of Longmont Natural Resources Division

City of Longmont Natural Resources Division manages public lands, wildlife, natural resources, water resources, and other aspects of the City's public lands and ecosystem services.

Application Instructions

Please apply at https://mss.longmontcolorado.gov/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=20210022&sreq=1&form=STND&desc=COMMUNITY%20PARK%20RANGER or Longmontcolorado.gov