Job Overview

Summary

Note:  A new duty locaton (Mammoth Cave, KY) has been added to this vacancy announcement and the closing date has been extended until November 15, 2013.

A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.

It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

The Social Services Assistant position is to assist in supervising group living activities and to provide practical counseling to students.

One vacancy is expected to be filled at each of the following Job Corps Centers:  

One position is located at the Cass Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Ozark, AR.  For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact David Brickley at 479-667-0925 or email dbrickley@fs.fed.us.

One position is located at the Great Onyx Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Mammoth Cave, KY.  For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Earl Holmes at 270-286-1024 or email eholmes@fs.fed.us.

One position is located at the Lyndon B. Johnson Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Franklin, NC.  For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Daniel Updegraph at 828-524-1492 or email dupdegraph@fs.fed.us.

Additional selections may be made if another like vacancy occurs within 120 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles.

Duties

Duties listed are at the full performance level.

As a Recreation Assistant, has immediate responsibility for student proctor duties which include the following: Ensure a safe, healthy atmosphere for all students performing recreational and physical fitness activities. Ensure self-directed activities are carried out in accordance with the recreational plans. Ensure that facilities are properly prepared, including needed equipment and supplies are on hand for scheduled activities. Meets individually with students to discuss day-to-day problems encountered in recreational and physical fitness activities.