Conducts independent research and presents programs,
lectures, multi-media shows, structured and impromptu talks, and various other
programs, both orally and/or in writing, about park resources and the riles for
park usage, employing appropriate interpretive techniques and devices geared to
the characteristics and interests of particular audiences. Duties may be performed
on or off-site at location designated by the park e.g., visitor centers,
campgrounds, historical sites, auditoriums, etc. suggest new topics, revisions,
and other changes or improvements in the overall interpretive program.
Performs various administrative duties, e.g. scheduling, gathering routine information for reports, compilation of statistical data, etc. Assists the lead ranger in directing and coordinating the work of staff, volunteers, Student Conservation Association employees, and interns. The Ranger may train the volunteers, interns, etc.; observe their field work; and recommend award actions as appropriate. Assists in maintaining the park website and developing social media posts and other media.
Informs visitors about the life habits and behaviors of park
fauna, with emphasis on behavior that may be potentially dangerous to visitors.
Check on the measures campers and hikers take to avoid attracting or provoking
dangerous animals. Educates visitors regarding activities that impact upon the
preservation of natural and cultural resources, including issues dealing with
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 moderatediscomforts and unpleasantness, e.g., high or low temperatures, confined spaces or adverse weatherconditions.