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    This position is located in Mount Rainier National Park, in the Division of Interpretation.

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    Duties for Park Ranger (I) Resource Education and Public Use Management:

    • Researches, develops and presents interdisciplinary curriculum-based resource educational programming about the NPS mission and the significance of park resources and the regulations that are in place to protect these resources. The education programs are conducted both on and off site, in the field, and in classroom settings and use educational methods appropriate to age/developmental levels and the specific educational objectives of the partner organizations and institutions.
    • Directs the work of education interns, volunteers and seasonal staff.
    • Works on special education-related projects, such as developing media, distance learning, databases, educator resource libraries, web pages and park publication.
    • Assists with writing grants.
    • Works closely with local and visiting schools, park staff, and other park partners to accomplish the Park's Interpretation & Education goals and objectives.
    • Assists teachers and students with preparing for their visit to use the park as an outdoor classroom.
    • Coordinates and oversees the day to day operation of the park's Education Center; managing on-site logistics for visiting groups and helping in publicizing the Education Center.
    • Works in cooperation with other park program staff to integrate programs.
    • Responsible for developing and maintaining communication between all park partners to maintain an understanding of the values of park protection.
    Career-Seasonal positions are subject to release and recall procedures. A 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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel occasionally for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0025 Park Ranger

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