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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is responsible for providing visitors with information, education and interpretive services for a national monument, historical site, etc. that is administered by the Forest Service.

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    Responsibilities

    The employee performs a variety of tasks that utilize established visitor management practices, processes, methods, and procedures that include the following assignments and responsibilities:

    Develops and presents a variety of interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks, and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences or school groups.

    Initiates or assists with development or revision of interpretive materials, such as brochures, guidebooks, handouts, and exhibits.

    Operates a variety of audiovisual and other equipment used in connection with interpretive programs.

    Prepares and conducts on-and-off site environmental education programs for a variety of audiences. Initiates or assists with the creation or revision of environmental education materials. Assists in conducting teacher training and orientation programs.

    Inventories and maintains stock of environmental education materials, equipment, and supplies.

    Provides orientation, interpretive, and regulatory information relating to site specific regulations, hunting and fishing programs, and other visitor activities.

    Assists with maintaining working relationships with partnership organizations by attending a variety of events and functions, giving informative talks, and asking for assistance that benefits all parties involved.

    Communicates effectively with visitors and staff by writing or through interpretive activities that aid in implementing the visitor center's outreach program.

    Drafts a variety of written materials that include news releases, articles, correspondence, and event flyers designed to increase understanding of the Forest Service Mission, encourage attendance at or assistance with a special event, explain the practices, goals and objectives of the visitor center, and/or related issues.

    Assists with issuing special permits for wildlife/natural resource dependent recreational activities or other appropriate and compatible special events or activities.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • 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/545727600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.