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    Summary

    This position is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division.

    This position will work closely with the Bridger Teton Avalanche Center to support their program which issues daily regional avalanche forecasts, provides avalanche hazard education to the public, and perform other duties as assigned.

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    Responsibilities

    - Conducts field work to include snow stability tests, records snowpack observations, interprets and evaluates raw data dealing with snow stability, collects atmospheric and weather information, and maintenance of remote specialized weather stations.
    - In the event of avalanche accidents or fatalities, may participate in rescue operations and will aid in the preparation of reports.
    - Aids in the preparation of daily regional avalanche forecasts.
    - Conducts avalanche education and outreach efforts to the public and park and partner employees.

    Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.

    The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for this position is November - April, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 11/15/2018

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510440600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.