Are you passionate about outdoor education, recreation, and conservation? Then join the Great Parks team!
Team members enjoy working in parks, golf courses, harbors, athletic fields, playgrounds, welcome booths, a horseback riding center, and administrative roles at our parks and nature preserves throughout Hamilton County. We’re looking for energetic individuals who are passionate about integrity, sustainability, inclusivity, and fun!
Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available to those ages 16 and up. Pay, work schedule, requirements, and qualifications vary by position, so view individual opportunity descriptions for more information.
Great Parks of Hamilton County is a Ellequate Bronze Certified Workplace.
Great Parks Rangers
Great Parks of Hamilton County Rangers are state certified peace officers, trained for emergency response, investigation and reporting. They enforce federal and state laws as well as Great Parks’ bylaws and regulations. The Rangers patrol by cruiser, foot, all-terrain vehicle and bike, making them available to guests in all areas of the parks. Interested applicants for both part-time and full-time positions must possess an appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience.
- Minimum of 21 years of age
- Basic Peace Officer Certification from Ohio
- State Motor Vehicle Operator's License that meets Great Parks current carrier guidelines
- No felony or domestic violence convictions
- Preferred qualifications include any formal or informal education or experience in Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation or related field.
- Ability to successfully complete the following if accepted for consideration: oral interview, medical examination (at applicant’s expense) and voice stress analysis.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer
Great Parks provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law. This protection applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
Statement of ADA Compliance
Great Parks of Hamilton County acknowledges its responsibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Thus, in order to assist individuals with disabilities who require special services (i.e., sign interpretive services, alternative audio/visual devices, and amanuenses) for participation in or access to the Great Parks of Hamilton County's recruitment process, the park district requests that individuals make requests for these services forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the scheduled assessment and/or interview. Individuals requiring assistance with the application system must contact the Human Resources Department prior to the closing date/time of a posted position. To make arrangements, contact the Human Resources Department at 513-521-7275.
CEO Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Statement
At Great Parks, we embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in a community of belonging that aligns with our Mission and Core Values.
Our master plan inspires us to be recognized leaders in conservation, to provide innovative programming, and to create outstanding experiences.
We promote this commitment in an equity-centric intentional manner ensuring diversity, inclusion, and social justice in all areas of the organization.
We are committed to workforce strategies that appeal to diverse audiences and reflect our commitment to our Core Value of Inclusivity. We actively promote a culture where harassment and discrimination are not tolerated.
We promote an environment where all people in the community feel welcomed in outdoor spaces.
As CEO of Great Parks, I am honored to serve in an organization where each individual is valued and can thrive personally and professionally in an environment where we recognize that together, we are stronger.
Chief Executive Officer