Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
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Experience your America by building a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
Do you want to work and play in the great outdoors? Become a Park Ranger for the National Park Service. Park Rangers play an essential role in managing the use of park resources and facilitating visitor enjoyment,patrol backcountry areas, provide emergency services, manage wildlife/human interactions on the roadways or in campgrounds, and encourage visitors to develop a sense of stewardship for park resources.
The Seasonal Recruitment Operations Center is currently accepting applications to fill up to 20 temporary positions at Glen Canyon National Park,Glen Canyon, Utah. Appointments made under this announcement are limited to 1039 hours (six months) in a service year and may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for extension if workload and funding allow. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2013
Page has a population of approximately 8000 year-round residents and is located on the Arizona-Utah border, 135 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona, the nearest larger community. Wahweap Sub-District seven miles from Page. Page looks out on beautiful Lake Powell,which offers boating, associated water sports recreation, and fishing. The surrounding land of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers beautiful red rock country for hiking and backcountry recreational activity. Page is centrally located to many other National Parks, such as the Grand Canyon NP, Zion NP, Bryce NP, Arches NP, and Canyonlands NP, to name several. Page offers normal community amenities such as shopping, medical, and dental facilities, public library, schools K-12 and college courses available through the local Coconino Community College. The area enjoys typical high desert climate with temperatures ranging from 100+during the summer, to mid-teens in the winter with low humidity and sunshine most days of the year. Elevation in Page is 4300 feet above sea level. Government housing is limited, but may be available. If you have an RV, spots may be available. Contact the Housing Officer at 928-608-6340 for additional housing information.
Bullfrog is a small, remote, in-park community of approximately 300 residents during the summer and about 100 residents in the winter. Amenities include a marina, marina store and gas docks, seasonal lodge and restaurant, gas station/ convenience store and garage, urgent care clinic,and a K-12 school. Government housing is limited, but may be available.
Halls Crossing is a small, remote, in-park community of 80 residents in summer and about 30 in winter. Amenities include a small convenience store, gas station, marina, housekeeping trailers, and a ferry with connections to Bullfrog, 3 miles across the lake on Bullfrog Bay. Occupancy of government quarters is required.
Hite is a small, remote, in-park community of 10 residents in summer and about 5 in winter. Amenities include a small convenience store, gas station, and housekeeping trailers. The nearest medical facility is an urgent care clinic located down lake in Bullfrog, a 1 hour 15 minute drive. There are no school facilities at this time at Hite. Full service communities are in Hanksville, Utah, (55 miles) Blanding, Utah, (90 miles) and Monticello, Utah (115 miles) which has dentists and a small hospital. Major services are available in Cortez, Durango, Price, and Grand Junction, Colorado,or Page, Arizona, all 3 to 5 hours away via all-weather highways. ContactHousing Officer, Candy Poulson at 928-608-6340 for further information on all locations. If you have an RV, spots may be available. Depending on your service provider cell phone and internet service may be available, but due to the remote nature of this duty location it is likely that service would be rare and should not be considered a guarantee.
This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Selective Service Registration if applicable.
- Must possess or be able to obtain state issued driver's license.
- Wearing a National Park Service uniform is required.