Job Description

Job Summary

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations. For more information on the National Park Service, click:

This is a full time, temporary appointment not to exceed 1039 hours, located at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield, Wisconsin.   

Area Information: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located in rural Northern Wisconsin approximately 75 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota. The Lakeshore headquarters and duty station is located in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Rental housing is scarce, but park seasonal housing may be available 16 miles away at Little Sand Bay on a shared-occupancy basis. Moderate priced homes are available in Washburn and Ashland. Temperatures range from mid-80's in the summer to sub-zero in the winter. Summer and winter recreational activities are numerous. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

WHO MAY APPLY: SURPLUS OR DISPLACED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES (ICTAP AND CTAP): If you are an eligible Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for this position. Individuals must be well-qualified for this position to receive consideration. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well-qualified if they earn a final score on the job examination questions of 85.0 or higher, not including points for veterans preference. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles are required to submit proof of eligibility. This includes a copy of the agency notice; a copy of your most recent Performance Rating; a copy of your most recent or separation "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) noting position, grade level, and duty location; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C.8837(h) or 8456. You must submit proof of this eligibility with your application

This announcement is being advertised under merit promotion procedures, the candidates listed above may apply.

Review the complete job announcement to assure you have submitted all requested documentation.  Failure to submit ALL application materials may result in a low or ineligible rating.

Anticipated entrance on duty (EOD) date:  May 2014.  




Welding work will include the setting-up and operating of welding machines using gas and electric processes. Will use manual welding processes to weld material of various sizes and shapes. Will use jigs and fixtures to clamp pieces together for welding ensuring that welds meet required specifications. Will perform welding operations based on written and oral instructions, blueprints, sketches, and work orders. Will utilize shop and trade mathematics. Will plan work sequences, select the proper tools and equipment, and otherwise carry out assignments through to completion.

Performs custodial services, routine grounds maintenance, trail maintenance, dock maintenance and repairs. Uses a variety of hand and power tools, including chainsaws, brush saws, and hand saws. Will operate push and riding lawnmowers to maintain historic landscapes and housing areas. Will assist in the construction of board walks, foot bridges and tent pads. Will assist higher grade employees with the construction of new vault toilets.

Operate trucks up to 10,000GVW.   Will assist other divisions as directed.

Will operate boats up to 28 feet with twin outboards in the transportation of personnel, supplies, and materials upon the waters of Lake Superior.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No