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    These positions are located in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

    This position is open Internal to DOI employees and employees that meet Land Management Authority only.

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    • Respond to search and rescue, emergency medical, and wildland fire incidents within district.
    • Perform investigations of motor vehicle accidents resulting in property damage, minor injuries, severe injuries, or death.
    • Conduct investigations of crimes, fatalities, tort claims, accidents and injuries. Testify in court.
    • Ensure the protection of natural resources.
    • Explain to visitors the importance of following Park rules and procedures in order to protect life and property.
    • Write affidavits for complaints and warrants, as well as a variety of reports or correspondence to document events.
    • Perform first line, day-to-day supervision to a staff of law enforcement rangers to include evaluating work performance, establishing performance standards, developing training plans, interviewing, etc.
    As a Supervisory Park Ranger you will lead daily operations and direct the completion of collateral duties related to training and leadership. You will supervise GL-9 permanent and seasonal law enforcement rangers as well as non-commissioned staff and park volunteers. You will conduct and supervise the detection of criminal activity, investigation of criminal violations, and custodial arrests. You may prepare and execute warrants, interview witnesses, and detain suspects. You will ensure the completion of comprehensive written reports. You will conduct and/or supervise gathering of law enforcement, security, and intelligence information relating to the park, its facilities, events, mission, or visitors. You will set work goals and ensure all employees receive required training in a timely manner; identify operational requirements and make recommendations to your supervisor regarding programming, budgeting, training, administration, and evaluation of operations; and schedule patrols to maximize visitor contact with special consideration to problem areas. You will supervise and lead complex law enforcement, all hazard, emergency medical, and search and rescue operations as well as provide emergency medical services to park visitors and residents. In addition, you will participate in all aspects of employee supervision including performance planning and appraisals, employee recognition, and employee counseling.

    Yosemite National Park: Multiple vacancies exist, and selectee(s) may be placed in one of the following areas: Valley District; Holding Facility (Jail); Mather District (Tuolumne Meadows)

    Sequoia National Park: Opportunities may be available to participate in the following programs at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: FLETC Field Training Officer program, park-medic, Type 3 All-Hazard Incident Management Team, helicopter short-haul program, an active SAR program, and marijuana interdiction operations.
    • The position at Lodgepole is a permanent full-time position.
    • The position at Ash Mountain is a permanent full-time position.
    • The position at Mineral King is a career seasonal position. The incumbent is expected to work 9 months a year and will work at least 6 months a year. During the winter months, work is primarily performed out of the Ash Mountain Subdistrict.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591882700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.