Job Title:Park Ranger
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Announcement Number:SWGI149614541080934D
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|$31,628.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, April 04, 2014 to Sunday, April 13, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Seasonal|
|Many vacancies in the following location(s):|
Benton, IL View Map
Shelbyville, IL View Map
Monroe City, MO View Map
Wappapello, MO View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
**May work part time at the beginning and end of the recreation season. The recreation season typically lasts between April and September. Actual work periods vary by location.**
About the Position:
Lake Shelbyville is an 11,100 acre lake located in rural South Central Illinois approximately 60 miles southeast
of Springfield. The project office is located in the city of Shelbyville, population approximately 5,000. The
authorized project purposes are flood control, recreation, environmental stewardship and water supply. Lake
Shelbyville is an island in a sea of corn and offers numerous outdoor recreation opportunities including
camping, fishing, water sports, hiking, biking and large and small game.
Rend Lake was built as a joint project by the Illinois Department of Conservation, the Rend Lake Conservancy District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This 18,000 acre reservoir was built to provide a dependable domestic water supply to a two-county area beginning in 1965. With marinas, boating, water skiing, camp sites, nature trails, golf, swimming, fishing, and hunting, Rend Lake is one of the premier vacation spots in Southern Illinois.
Wappapello Lake is nestled in the southeast region of the Missouri Ozark Mountains. With More than 44,000 acres of public lands and water, Wappapello Lake is a great area for hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, camping and picnicking. The authorized project purpose is flood risk management, however, natural resources and recreation management are also missions of the lake.
Clarence Cannon Dam and Mark Twain Lake has many recreational opportunities on 55,000-acres of land and water, spanning the Salt River Valley in Northeast Missouri. With 500 campsites, 2 marinas, 26 miles of multi-purpose trails, 11 boat launching ramps, 2 swimming beaches, hunting and fishing activities, as well as a new Visitor Center complex, there are plenty of recreational opportunities to enjoy and explore. Rich in history and home to Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) there are many local attractions to choose from. The lake is located in Ralls and Monroe Counties, 28 miles southwest of Hannibal, MO and 120 miles northwest of St. Louis.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- less than 10%
- Will be required to wear appropriate uniform while on duty.
- Personnel Background Security Investigation is Required.
- This is a Drug Testing Designated Position.
- Must possess or obtain and maintain a driver's license.
- Must work different shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses are NOT Authorized.
- May participate in fire team suppression activities.
- Must possess or obtain and maintain a motorboat license.