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    Summary

    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.

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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/578989000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.