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The DNR has two openings at Banner Shooting Range near Indianola, and eight openings at Olofson Shooting Range near Polk City, for Range Safety Officers. Working under the general direction of the Chief Range Safety Officer/Range Manager and the Shooting Sports Coordinator, Range Safety Officers perform a variety of tasks ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the shooting ranges.
Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of safe handling and use of firearms; ability to use PC-based software at a basic level; ability to operate cash register and reconcile daily and weekly financial reports; excellent organizational skills; excellent oral communication skills; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, other DNR staff, state and federal agencies; ability to read and interpret rules and regulations; ability to gather, assemble, analyze facts, draw conclusions and develop solutions to organizational/program problems; capacity to adjust to change, work pressures or difficult situations without undue stress; ability to work independently; must demonstrate initiative, a customer service and team orientation and display high standards of ethical conduct; ability to become certified as a range safety officer, first aid, and CPR; position requires regular attendance as scheduled and occasionally on-call.
Competencies: Accountability, Customer Focus, Computer Skills, Common Sense, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Integrity, High Productivity, Team Player, Technical Skills – Shooting Sports
Starting Pay: $12.83 per hour
Hours: Variable, rotating schedule:
Megan Wisecup, Department of Natural Resources, 502 East 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319 or email to: Megan.Wisecup@dnr.iowa.gov For more information about this position, please contact Megan Wisecup, Hunter Education Administrator, at 515-238-4968 or via email at Megan.Wisecup@dnr.iowa.gov.
Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a preference for your work location - Banner Shooting Range (Indianola) or Olofson Shooting Range (Polk City).
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017. Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Headquarters in Des Moines on Tuesday, August 15 and Thursday, August 17.
The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA EMPLOYER.