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    This position is a Social Service Assistant, GS- 0186-5.

    Salary: The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found here

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    This is a temporary appointment intended for seasonal work that is less than 6 months or 1040 hours from date of appointment/service year. At management's discretion, this appointment may be: (1) extended up 1730 hours if the position is located in a specific geographic location that has been authorized for the 1730 hours; and/or (2) extended up to one-year with the possibility of extending an additional one-year. The agency may non-competitively rehire an eligible temporary seasonal worker in subsequent years who works less than 6 months or 1040 (in some cases 1730) hours in their service year.

    As a Social Service Assistant your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Coordinates and leads the station's Youth Conservation Corps Programs.
    • Plans and implements complex and comprehensive projects for the YCC enrollees. Instructs a crew of YCC enrollees engaged in a wide variety of natural resource improvement projects related to habitat conservation, watershed diversion, stream improvement, etc.
    • Provides technical guidance and direction in all phases of each field project to the YCC enrollees.
    • Evaluates proper performance and responds to enrollee's questions about the project.
    • Assign duties on a rotating basis to ensure as broad of a range of natural resource experience as possible for each enrollee.
    • Independently provides a sufficient amount of detail to accomplish projects safely and efficiently providing for an adequate amount of time for a quality learning experience.
    • Operates a federally-owned or leased vehicle in order to transport enrollees and equipment.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/586979100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.