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    Summary

    Park Guides greet visitors to educate and inform them in our National Parks. Work can include providing information on natural, cultural, or historical resources. Likely entry on duty: March-July 2020.

    Open to the first 1065 applicants.

    Applications must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on 11/08/2019 to be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    Staff information counter in a visitor center, answering questions on a variety of subjects, guiding small groups and providing services to visitors. Present limited and repetitive pre-established talks including introductions to films, map talks, and static exhibit interpretation. Orient hikers to conditions and equipment needs. Interpret park values for visitors with varying interests and backgrounds.

    Additional duties for GS-4: Performs duties including programs that contain live demonstrations and/or audio-visual devices. Guide small parties (up to 20 people) on short walks. Some park locations issue backcountry camping permits and provide backcountry camping information.

    Additional duties for GS-5: Performs duties including programs that require application of broad subject-matter knowledge of the park. Guide large groups (up to 50 people) on longer walks or programs. Provide a wide range of services to park visitors. Orient and explain current park events and warn of safety hazards.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547538300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.