Natural Resources Officer Lieutenant-Ohio Department of Natural Resources (OH)

Supervises all natural resources officers & sergeants within an assigned area (e.g., assigns work, provides &/or coordinates training, posts schedules, approves leave, evaluates performance, counsels officers & other assigned staff, & enforces division policies & procedures), performs administrative law enforcement activities (e.g., conducts administrative investigations, coordinates resources for large events; serves as evidence custodian for work unit; reviews law enforcement data/reports & takes appropriate action; coordinates specialized law enforcement emergency response &/or training; acts as liaison with other law enforcement agencies; coordinates law enforcement projects).

Performs public relations duties; builds & maintains relationship with constituent groups; promotes the division & department initiatives; responds to media inquiries; coordinates educational programs (e.g., coordinate staff & resources; prepares & presents programs for schools, community organizations, fairs & visitors; assists visitors with problems & provides information).

Patrols assigned area to enforce laws (e.g., makes arrests; issues citations; serves as court officer; responds to complaints; oversees &/or participates in investigation of criminal violations & accidents; administers first aid).

Performs general administrative & maintenance duties; participates in operational planning; collects, compiles & analyzes data; prepares reports; recommends changes in administrative rules, policies & procedures; inspects facilities & grounds & takes appropriate action; inspects & inventories equipment (e.g., uniforms, firearms, vehicles, electronics); attends &/or holds staff meetings & training seminars.

Qualifications

Commissioned as a natural resources officer by the Division of Parks & Watercraft of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources; 36 mos. exp. as a Commissioned Natural Resources Officer, 22521; 12 mos. training &/or experience in supervisory principles & techniques; must be 21 yrs. of age per Section 124.41 Ohio Revised Code; valid driver’s license.

-Or 12 mos. exp. as a Natural Resources Sergeant, 22523; must be 21 yrs. of age per Section 124.41 Ohio Revised Code; valid driver’s license.

-Or 12 mos. exp. as a Natural Resources Officer Investigator; 22522; 12 mos. training &/or experience in supervisory principles & techniques; must be 21 yrs. of age per Section 124.41 Ohio Revised Code; valid driver’s license.

-Or 36 mos. exp. as a Commissioned Peace Officer; 12 mos. trg. or exp. in supervisory principles & techniques; must be 21 yrs. of age per section 124.41 Ohio Revised Code; valid driver’s license; must be able to continuously swim 300 yards in 12 minutes or less, continuously tread water for 5 minutes, perform a surface dive & retrieve object in a minimum of 5 feet of water from water treading position.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://dasstateoh.taleo.net/careersection/oh_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=210004HH&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York