The Range Officer supervises shooters and multiple range areas, which include large and small bore rifle ranges, an archery range, a 14-station 3D archery range and a new trap and skeet area with four combination fields. Located at The Sportsman Center at Blue Mountain Reservation in Cortlandt Manor. Schedules may include some weekdays, weekend and approved Holidays that fall on a Monday.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure safety at the Range at all times
  • Supervise shooters at the Range
  • Inspect firearms and ammunition
  • Assigns individual to shooting stalls and targets; gives commands for firing
  • Teaches the handling and care of firearms and equipment
  • Directs and monitors all customer services
  • Act as first responder for accidents, injuries, property damage or other emergencies requiring immediate attention
  • Reports all infractions of rules and regulations
  • May prepare reports on certifications, maintenance and Range operations
  • Maintain inventory supply of related equipment
  • Maintain areas in and around shooting stalls

Requirements; successful completion of one or more of the following certifications:

  • NRA Marksmanship Instructor, NRA Range Safety Officer or NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Hunter Safety Instructor for Guns
  • 60 hours of supervised paid or volunteer teaching experience in the care and handling of firearm and shooting equipment
    (time may have been gained as part of the above certification requirements)
  • Knowledge of emergency standards and procedures where personal safety of patrons, staff or others may be in danger
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Testing required
  • Preference given to military or law enforcement background but not required


  • Hourly position. Flexible hours include some weekday, weekend and approved Holidays that fall on a Monday.
  • Salary - $15.50 per hour, commensurate with experience

Vladimir Valcourt
Park Superintendent
Blue Mountain Reservation/Sportsman Center
183 Watch Hill Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Email: | Phone: (914) 862 - 5322

Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.