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    This announcement is being extended from Tuesday, August 21, 2018 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 due to lack of candidates.

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    Career seasonal positions are subject to release and recall procedures. Career-seasonal position includes all the benefits of permanent employment, but does not provide employment on a full year-round basis. Selectee will be in a non-pay/non-duty status for at least 2 weeks per year based on project requirements or weather conditions. Selectee is guaranteed to work at least 6 months per year but not more than 50 weeks per year, with the work schedule to be determined upon appointment.

    Mount Rainer's typical season for this position is January 1st thru September 30th or March 1st thru November 30th.

    This Climbing Ranger position requires the mastery of a broad array of special technical skills as well as leadership attributes in high-risk operations, with less than weekly oversight provided by supervisors. Incumbents are expected to enter on duty with a professional level of climbing and winter mountaineering background and experience, and are expected to pursue, develop, achieve, and maintain industry standard level certifications in mountaineering that may take as many as five years to achieve. These include; 1)AMGA Alpine and Ski Guide, 2) National Registry EMT-B or greater certification and, 3) a Helicopter Crew Member (HECM) certification, 4) a US Level 2 avalanche certification, 5) a Technical Rope Rescue Leader (TRTL) certification , and 6) a proficiency as a helicopter short-haul spotter. Past leadership in search and rescues, and significant experience with the incident command system is required. These certifications and proficiencies are at the minimum level needed for a leadership role within the climbing operation. Practicing each of these skills once every 1-3 months is expected to compose between 25 and 50% of total time.

    Duties include:

    • Mountaineering Skills and Duties
    • Search, Rescue, EMS and Aviation
    • Ranger Station Operation/Preventative Search and Rescue
    • High Camp Operation and PSAR

    Travel Required

    75% or less - This position requires extensive travel (including backcountry) See Additional Information for specifics

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0025 Park Ranger

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507511100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.