We surveyed 546 park rangers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical park ranger. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a park ranger?
Working as a park ranger typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a park ranger?
A career as a park ranger typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a park ranger?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a park ranger.
Do park rangers work full-time or part-time?
63% of park rangers work in full-time roles while 37% work part-time.
Do park rangers have control over the direction of their work?
Park rangers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Are park rangers exposed to a wide variety of work?
Park rangers tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a park ranger require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a park ranger.