LTE Ranger

Application Deadline: 2024-03-15
Job Type: County
Job Description:



LOCATION: Oneida County, WI. Reporting work station (Rhinelander)

RATE OF PAY: $18.00 per hour

JOB DUTIES: Conducts patrols through County Forest recreational facilities and land holdings for the purpose of insuring adherence to public use regulations, dispensing visitor information, recording occupancy and use data, and respond to public complaints. Performs routine maintenance duties; performance of other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be willing to work outside under variable weather and environmental conditions, possess the ability to work independently and with little supervision, lift moderate weight, walk long distances on uneven ground, communicate effectively with public, and possess above average verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Must be willing and able to work nights, weekends and holidays. Must possess a valid Driver’s License throughout employment, and be experienced with the operation of chainsaws, lawn maintenance equipment, and small power tools. A vehicle and all tools/supplies required will be provided by the County. Practical work experience and/or technical training in law enforcement and/or security work is considered a plus, but is not mandatory. Great resume experience for those working towards a law enforcement degree/career.

PERSONAL WORK CLOTHING: Oneida County Forestry Department policy requires that all LTE’s wear appropriate clothing for fieldwork including steel-toed work boots, long work pants, and rain-gear as needed. The previously mentioned items are considered personal work-wear; as such, the employee is expected to provide their own personal work-wear.

WORK SCHEDULE: Position works about 32 hours per week on various schedules.
Evening Shift (4:00 pm – 11:00 pm) 6.5 hours paid + ½ hour unpaid dinner break.
Day Shift (11:00 am – 4:30 pm) 5.0 hours paid + ½ hour unpaid lunch break.
Shift start time is somewhat flexible.

Individual hired for the Ranger Position is expected to work Holidays (Memorial Day, July 4th & Labor Day), Friday and Saturday evening shift, Sunday day shift, and other random weekday evenings as scheduled. Hours may vary due to weather or special events.

EMPLOYMENT DATES: Approximately May 20, 2024 – September 6, 2024.
Position start and end dates are somewhat flexible.

APPLICATION: Required Oneida County application available at Complete application along with any resume or cover letter should be mailed to Oneida County LRES, PO Box 400, Rhinelander, WI 54501 or emailed to

Deadline to apply is Friday, March 15, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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