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.
The Seasonal Recruitment Operations Center is currently
accepting applications to fill up to two (2) temporary position at Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Nome, Alaska. 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 rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than
1039 hours) if workload and funding allow. Individuals selected under this
vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.
Anticipated Entry on Duty: May 2014
Alaska, is a remote rural community of approximately 3,500 people in northwest
Alaska. Transportation to and from Nome
is via commercial airlines only. There
are no roads from any major city to Nome; however, there is a 260 mile gravel
road system around Nome, which is accessible by vehicle during the summer
months. Services including a small
regional hospital, dentist, grocery stores (3), schools (K through 12 and
charter), and a community college are available in Nome, but costs are
high. Other community amenities include
a small city museum, public library, recreation center and an indoor swimming
pool. There are also many churches and community groups in Nome. Summers (May
to September) are relatively mild (50's to low 70's) with long periods of
daylight (up to 22 hours). Government
bunkhouse style housing is available. For additional information about housing
or the area, call the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve headquarters at
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
APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT
RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.
position is in the Interpretation Program at Bering Land Bridge National
Preserve in Nome, Alaska. Duties include researching, developing, and
presenting original interpretive programs to facilitate visitors forming
emotional and intellectual connections to park resources. The format for these programs
includes talks, hikes, and junior ranger programs. The position also works at
the park's visitor center to provide information and informal interpretation
about the park and the surrounding area by responding to visitor questions and
information requests. The position requires knowledge of interpretive
techniques, scientific methods and processes, and park natural and cultural
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work involves extensive
periods of standing and walking, in some cases over rough surfaces or inclines,
carrying backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.