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    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

    This is a TEMPOARY position, Not-to-Exceed 1039 Working Hours

    For position specific information contact;  William Parker (928) 524-6228 Ext 262 or Sue Benson (928) 524-6228 Ext 241.

    This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 50 applicants. It is scheduled to close at midnight (11:59 EDT) on April 17th or at midnight (11:59 EDT) the day the 50th application is received, whichever comes first

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    Participates in Visitor Experience Resource Projection (VERP) planning project by collecting field data utilizing accepted field mapping techniques including GPS, total station, tape and compass, or any combination thereof.  Inputs spatial and non-spatial data into Arc GIS, edits and analyzes data, produces maps and figures, and maintains the geodatabase. Performs back-ups, purges unnecessary files, ensures all files are organized. Edits components of GIS database to correct errors or modify, delete or add information. Operates, updates, and assists in maintaining GIS software, hardware, and other peripheral devices. Maintains GPS units. Carries out literature searches for the purpose of gathering information. Writes technical reports.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires long periods of sitting in front of computer terminals. Some prolonged bending, crouching, lifting (up to 50 pounds), climbing and reaching are required to perform routine hardware maintenance and to move equipment and supplies.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: the work is usually performed in an office setting. Outdoor field work in varied climatic and terrain conditions is required.

    AREA / HOUSING INFORMATION:  Petrified Forest National Park is located in northeastern Arizona, bisected by U.S. Interstate 40, approximately 26 miles east of Holbrook, Arizona.  The park has a concession operation that includes a curio shop, restaurant and gas station.  Beyond this, other services are not available in the park.  Some shopping opportunities exist in Holbrook.  Greater shopping opportunities exist in Flagstaff, AZ (110 miles west) or Gallup, NM (70 miles east).  Major shopping centers exist in the metropolitan Phoenix, AZ (225 miles) and Albuquerque, NM (210) miles) areas.  Year-around recreational opportunities abound within a short commuting distance.  The park is situated on a high plateau with an elevation averaging 5,600 feet, with a semi-arid climate.  Temperatures range from 0 in winter to 100 in the summer.  Precipitation averages 9 inches per year.  A junior college (Northland Pioneer College) campus in Holbrook offers classes and workshops for adult education/enrichment with both day and night classes.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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