This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to provide visitors with information, education and interpretive services for a national monument, historical site, etc. that is administered by the Forest Service.Learn more about this agency
- 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.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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