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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

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    This position is located in Elko, Nevada. Information about Elko and the surrounding area can be found at Elko Chamber of Commerce.

    This announcement may be used to fill more than one position at this duty location.

    Physical Demands: Ranger work is indoor and outdoor work. Almost all Ranger positions have some outdoor work, to a greater or lesser degree. Interpretive work involves extensive periods of standing adn walking and in some cases over rough surfaces or inclines, carrying backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads.

    Work Environment:Ranger presentations are given indoors in vistor centers, school classrooms, and often outdoors at campgrounds or on trails. The Ranger is subjected to bad weather, insects, and other discomforts.

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    This position serves as a Park Ranger for the Division of California Natural Historic Trails, Elko District Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The incumbent develops and presents briefings, lectures, structured and impromtu talks, guided tours and special interests groups about site resources and the rules for site usage.
    Serves as a front-line representative for the BLM; explains the area’s recreational opportunities; orients visitors to BLM interpretive facilities and services; distributes maps, brochures, and other printed material; informs visitors of potential safety hazards; and provides directions and routes of travel through the area.
    Drafts or writes letters in response to inquires about the site and its resources, basing responses on knowledge of site policy, personal research in site libraries, collections, and site files and information contained in reports on subjects related to the site.
    Completes minor maintenance and/or repairs to recreation trails, trailheads, fencing, and other protective structures.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Applicant must be in good physical health as work involves both long periods of standing at the information desk and field operations including a considerable amount of physical exertion and exposure to moderate risks and discomforts such as significant temperature ranges. Work may require occasional stays in unimproved camps and driving a high clearance vehicle on rough dirt and gravel roads.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All current federal employees or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA); Veterans more than 30% disabled eligible; Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities, Schedule A and/or individuals w/disabilities;All former PLC members who within the past 120 days have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476766700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.