Limited Commissioned Ranger, Sylvan Lake State Park

Sylvan Lake State Park, CO

Job Title: Limited Commissioned Ranger

Organization: Sylvan Lake State Park

Location: Sylvan Lake State Park, CO

Duties: This is an unarmed law enforcement position (Title 33 Commission) that enforces park & wildlife laws and regulations; issues citations for violations; patrols park areas by vehicle or foot. Responds to emergencies and resolves visitor complaints. Will complete reports and may be required to appear in court.

Assists with all areas of daily park operations, Assures quality customer service, facility maintenance, repair and cleanliness, assists with fee collection, accounting and deposits, and environmental education programs. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation
  • Must be free of felony convictions or pending charges. Consideration will be given to all other previous violations of law, including misdemeanor violations, domestic violence, traffic and conservation laws
  • Must possess current First Aid and CPR certifications prior to employment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be able to work various shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Applicants must be able to pass a comprehensive background check
  • Must attend and successfully complete required Colorado State Park training (may include full exposure to OC spray)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

Salary/Pay: From $15.00 Per Hour

Housing Available: Individuals over 18, $40 per month

Start Date: April – May. This position is up to 40 hours per week and up to six months in duration. School schedules may be accommodated

How to Apply: Please contact:

Matt Westerberg or Abbe Batten