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    These positions are located in Piscataway Park, in the Visitor Services Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information. Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species. To complement the surroundings, the park has, in addition to a public fishing pier and two boardwalks over fresh water tidal wetlands, a variety of nature trails, meadows, and woodland areas. The Park is also home to National Colonial Farm.

    These positions being filled under the Pathways Internship Program which is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school. To review eligibility requirements for the Pathways Internship Program, please click here.

    Positions are temporary with mixed work schedules based on student's schedule and the needs of the agency. Work may be part-time or full-time.

    This is an Excepted Service, temporary appointment not-to-exceed one year. This appointment m­ay be extended each year without further competition, as long as the incumbent continues to meet the eligibility requirements under the Pathways Internship program and funding is available. Your internship and employment with us will be terminated either upon completion of your education program or failure to comply with Pathways requirements.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

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    Responsibilities

    • Collects and accounts for fees.
    • Operates electronic cash register.
    • Performs mathematical calculations to make change during cash fee collection.
    • Interacts with visitors and disseminates information.
    • Resolves visitor complaints that are within their authority and refers complex matters to a supervisor.
    • Provides information about recreational opportunities and events.
    • Answers recurring visitor questions.
    • Directs customers/visitors to services and facilities.
    • Deals with a very high volume of personal contacts in a shift.
    • Deals with visitors/customers who are difficult, hostile or distressed.
    • Performs traffic control at park entrances and/or related locations.
    • Serves as a member of a team during emergency situations, such as emergency medical response and/or finding a lost person in an outdoor park setting.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498604500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.