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    This position is part of the San Francisco Bay NWRC. As a Park Ranger you will be responsible for coordination of urban refuge and youth programs offered on and off-site and in close collaboration with partners. The incumbent develops new and innovative programs that engage urban citizens with volunteer and education program opportunities on national wildlife refuges and with urban partners conducting natural resource conservation activities on and off Service lands.

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    The actual duty station of this position is in Fremont, a city in California's San Francisco Bay Area that has some of the nation's highest housing costs.

    Desired Language Skills/Experience - Fluent both orally and in writing in both English and either Spanish, Vietnamese or Mandarin. Must possess good cross-cultural communication skills, some experience with public speaking, and ability to work with leaders, educators, and other community members in towns near the refuge.

    Major Duties:

    • Develop and maintain a high quality and balanced visitor services program by providing opportunities in compatible wildlife-dependent recreation activities.
    • Develop and implement quality interpretive programs.
    • Collaborate with other refuge staff to conduct, and analyze surveys and visitor use studies.
    • Proactively establish a variety of partnerships beneficial to the Service's mission with corporate, conservation, and other non-government organizations
    • Recruit volunteers and cooperators from a variety of sources such as local educational institutions and local nonprofit organizations.
    • Develop social media content for the refuge and urban refuge activities.
    • Manage and maintain visitor facilities to prevent hazards to public safety.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0025 Park Ranger

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524078300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.