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This is a temporary seasonal full time
position, not to exceed 1039 hours, duty stationed at Voyageurs National Park,
International Falls MN.
Due to current budgetary limitations and/or
workload requirements, this position may be changed to a part-time or
intermittent schedule during the period of employment at agency discretion.
Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in
subsequent service years.
Area Information: Voyageurs
National Park is a unique water-based park, comprised of 218,000 gorgeous acres
of water and glacier carved, pine studded islands. The park is a four season destination,
accessible by motorboats, kayaks, canoes, houseboats, snowshoes, cross country
skis and snow machines. There are
numerous hiking trails for beginners and for the most adventurous of
hikers! Have you ever driven your
vehicle on "hard water"? You can in
Voyageurs, as winter ice roads are plowed and maintained on some of the lake
surfaces within the park. It's just another way to experience one of America's
most treasured national parks.
is nestled in the Minnesota Arrowhead Region, adjacent to the Boundary Waters
Canoe Wilderness Area and the Quetico.
There are four lake gateways into Voyageurs, including Rainy Lake, Lake
Kabetogama, Ash River Trail and Crane Lake.
International Falls is the full service gateway community at the north
entrance, offering a hospital, two medical clinics, shopping, school district,
community college, movie theater, bowling alley, community center and a variety
of churches. International Falls also
serves as the gateway to Canada, so those who are visiting Voyageurs may also
include a day trip of sightseeing in our sister city, Fort Frances,
This announcement is being advertised under
delegated examining procedures and is open to all US Citizens.
Number of Vacancies: Up to four (4) positions will be filled
from this job opportunity announcement. This announcement may be used to fill
additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue
date of the referral certificate. Individuals selected under this vacancy
announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.
Anticipated entrance on
duty date: April/May 2017
is a temporary, full-time position stationed at International Falls, MN. You
will spend your time on a variety of field biology tasks that may include water
quality sampling, exotic plant/animal monitoring and management, wildlife
research, vegetation studies, and general natural resource management. Some
data entry/data management will also be integral to this position. Voyageurs
National Park is a water-based park and travel by motorboat is required to
conduct fieldwork. You will be expected to work in a variety of environmental
conditions; weather can vary from near-freezing temperatures with rain and snow
in May to hot and humid weather in late summer. You must be in good physical
condition and able to hike one-way distances of up to 6 miles over rough
terrain while carrying load of 50 pounds or more. Biting insects or other pests
such as black flies, deer flies, mosquitoes, and ticks are common.