Law Enforcement Park Ranger Jobs
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Specific Duties at Big Bend
Rangers patrol over 300 miles of roads and trails in the park by vehicle, on horseback or on foot. Patrol of the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River is done by jet boat, raft and canoe, sometimes for up to a week at a time in the wild sections of the Lower Canyons. Rangers periodically perform a variety of resource management, interpretive, and maintenance duties as needed.
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Did You Know?
The Big Bend trading posts, like the La Harmonia store in Castolon, were not the supermarkets of today but they performed a necessary service, and their operators, along with the ranchers, the cavalry, and the law enforcement officers, participated in the settlement of West Texas. More...