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    The Pacific West Region is recruiting for summer seasonal Park Ranger (Wilderness), GS-0025-5/7 positions intended to assist permanent staff with visitor and resource protection field work in backcountry and wilderness areas.

    Open to the first 125 applicants. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 EST on the 'applicant cut-off' date (which may be sooner than 03/15/2019) to be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    Multiple positions will be filled at multiple locations. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the "Duty Station Locations" list below for specific information about each position, work schedule, work season, government housing availability, and rate of pay, by clicking on the following links.

    GS-05: You perform a variety of duties both in the wilderness areas of the park and at the Wilderness Information Center. Backcountry patrols vary in length from 1 to 10 days per pay period, but averages 3-6. The remainder of the time is spent on office tasks. Duties include:
    • Patrolling the backcountry by foot including rugged terrain in a range of weather conditions, making educational contacts with visitors, assisting in emergency response, campsite maintenance and light trail work, and other tasks relating to wilderness management.
    • Office duties include assisting visitors with wilderness trip planning and safety information, issuing permits, discussing Leave No Trace and wilderness regulations, informal educational presentations, sales of books and maps, data entry, and other office related tasks as assigned.
    GS-07: You are a team leader wilderness ranger position. You are expected to be knowledgeable and able to lead the following position duties:
    • Patrolling the backcountry by foot including rugged terrain in a range of weather conditions, making educational contacts with visitors, assisting in emergency response, campsite maintenance and light trail work, and other tasks relating to wilderness management. Backcountry patrols vary in length from 1 to 10 days per pay period, but averages 3-6.
    • The remainder of the time is spent on office tasks. Office duties include assisting visitors with wilderness trip planning and safety information, issuing permits, discussing Leave No Trace and wilderness regulations, informal educational presentations, sales of books and maps, data entry, and other office related tasks as assigned.
    • Additional duties at this level include: assisting in training, mentoring and scheduling other staff, identifying and taking the lead on projects, and serving as a reference and leader for new staff and volunteers.
    • Depending on duty station, may also work at a remote station with little direct contact with supervisor, or serve as the Park Service representative in a Forest Service public contact station.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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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/526892400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.