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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

    BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to serve as a seasonal PARK RANGER (RIVER PATROL) for the Western Montana District Office, Dillon Field Office, Duty Station:  Ennis, Montana.  Information about the Ennis area can be found at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce website.  

    Housing is not provided for this position.

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    IMPORTANT:  Park Rangers (River Patrol) must be able to row a raft in whitewater rapids rated on the International Scale from Class III to IV; swim in swift water to perform rescues; raft to remote recreation sites; and operate an oar powered raft in up to Class IV white water rapids on the International Scale.   

    Park Rangers support the Bureau's recreation program. Duties for this position include working with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance and safety inspections and to conduct river patrols; and responding to emergency situations, including swift river rescue, and administering first aid.  Additional duties may include, but are not limited to, evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. Work may take place in extremely remote environments and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration.

    The work is performed outdoors in rivers with up to Class IV rated white water rapids, and on rugged terrain to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to the field will be required. Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis and employee will be required to obtain and use a government charge card, when travel is necessary.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    None - These positions have no promotion potential; if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552885500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.