Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:NPS-NCR-ROCR-12-642899DW
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|$34,075.00 to $44,293.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, April 19, 2012 to Thursday, May 3, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Term NTE 13 Months|
|001 vacancy -
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
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 about the National Park Service, visit http://www.nps.gov.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: All U.S. Citizens
This position is located in the Division of Interpretation at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.
Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nations capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature. Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and the ebb and flow of Rock Creek emanate the delicate aura of the forest. Our countrys history abounds within the park. Visitors walk in the footsteps of Piscataway Indians, the Old Stone House attests to a time when Washington, D.C. was a new capital, Peirce Mill reminds us how a new technology aided the economic growth of the nation, and Civil War remnants divulge stories of unrest. Ultimately, the establishment of Rock Creek Park in 1890, ...for the benefit and enjoyment of the people of the United States served as an inspiration for the creation of future National Parks.
This is a term position not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs and funding availability.
The purpose of this position is to perform duties designed to facilitate visitor understanding of park resources, facilitate visitor enjoyment of the park and its resources, facilitate and induce visitor behavior consistent with resource protection and to gain friendly compliance with the laws and rules for safe use of the park, and to encourage visitors to develop a sense of stewardship for park resources.
THE WORK INVOLVES EXTENSIVE PERIODS OF STANDING AND WALKING, IN SOME CASES OVER ROUGH SURFACES OR INCLINES, CARRYING BACKPACKS, TOOLS, RESCUE EQUIPMENT, ETC.
THE WORK IS PERFORMED IN SETTINGS IN WHICH THERE IS REGULAR AND RECURRING EXPOSURE TO MODERATE DISCOMFORTS AND UNPLEASANTNESS, E.G., HIGH OR LOW TEMPERATURES, CONFINED SPACES OR ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Svs.
- Relevant experience and/or education (See Qualification and Evaluations)
- Suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation
- Incumbent must wear a National Park Service Uniform
- Possess and maintain a valid State or District of Columbia driver’s license