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    Summary

    These positions are located in Lassen Volcanic National Park, in the Visitor Resource Protection Division.

    One non-required occupancy position will be filled in Mineral, CA.
    One required occupancy position will be filled at Manzanita Lake, CA.
    One required occupancy position will be filled at Yosemite NP, CA.

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    Responsibilities

    These are non-supervisory law enforcement position in the Visitor and Resource Protection Divisions of Lassen National Volcanic Park and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. As a Commissioned Ranger, you will be responsible for performing law enforcement duties including detection, investigation, apprehension, and prosecution under applicable laws, rules, and regulations enacted to insure the protection and safe use of National park resources. You will also educate, interpret, and inform visitors about resources, conservation, laws, and regulations. Collateral duties may include: field training, emergency medical services, special response, technical rescue, swift water rescue, and helicopter rescue.

    Additional Information for Manzanita Location:

    Occupancy of government quarters is required at Manzanita Lake, CA location only.

    Incumbent serves as the Manzanita Lake area front country ranger. Duties include conducting frequent proactive front country patrols and infrequent backcountry overnight patrol operations. Incumbent conducts anti-poaching operations; assists Ranger Operations Supervisor in mentoring, guiding and evaluating seasonal protection ranger staff; maintains relationships with outside cooperator agencies; ensures LE supplies are purchased and stocked; writes park patrol plans and other related management level documents; compiles year end statistics.
    Incumbent serves as the EMS coordinator for Lassen Volcanic National Park. Duties include: coordinating annual DOT approved EMS refreshers; conducting regular medical continuing education training; reviewing and approving park EMS run reports; conducting regular QA/QI to ensure the adequacy of LAVO EMS program; completes white card procedures for all park employees with EMS certification; completes park EMS Needs Assessment and EMS plans; writes and maintains park blood borne pathogen and exposure control plans.; recruits and maintains relationship with park medical advisor.
    Incumbent participates on park wildland fire militia.

    Additional Information for Whiskeytown National Recreation Area:
    We are looking for highly motivated, energetic and team-oriented individuals interested in serving on Visitor and Resource Protection Team at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
    Whiskeytown presents many opportunities to develop and advance your skills in Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Search and Rescue, Boat Patrol, and counter marijuana patrols.
    Though the incumbent will be part of a highly skilled team of other professional Rangers, he/she must have the ability to work independently. Additional duties may include as serving as a Field Training Ranger, EMS Coordinator, law enforcement instructor, or Rule 180 Prosecutor. Great opportunities to challenge yourself, while building leadership and mentoring skills.
    Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is located 10 miles west of Redding, California on State Highway 299. Created as part of the Central Valley Project, Whiskeytown's beautiful 3,200 acre lake contributes both water and power to northern California, and offers many recreational activities, including swimming, kayaking, water skiing, boating, and fishing. Its mountainous landscape offers opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, hunting, and horseback riding. Most park employees live in or near the city of Redding, population 91,000, which has a variety of medical facilities, schools (including two colleges), restaurants, and retail outlets. World class recreational opportunities abound on local public lands and waters. Housing is readily available with an average 3-bedroom house selling for about $300,000. Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment ranges from $725-$825 a month, and a 3-bedroom house from $1,100 to $1,400 a month. The climate is Mediterranean, with moderate winters and very hot summers.

    Additional Information for Yosemite National Park:

    Yosemite National Park is seeking a highly motivated individual with a current NPS law enforcement commission and works well with others to join a great team at Yosemite National Park. This is a non-supervisory law enforcement position in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division with the Mather District. As a Commissioned Ranger, you will be responsible for performing law enforcement duties including detection, investigation, apprehension, and prosecution under applicable laws, rules, and regulations enacted to insure the protection and safe use of National Park resources. You will also be required to have knowledge and skills in emergency operations, backcountry patrol & search and rescue operations.

    Duties may include general patrol, chain control enforcement, responding to motor vehicle accidents, EMS/Structure fire/Wildland fire response, search and rescue & ski patrolling.

    Our park is known for its spectacular natural beauty which covers 1,182 sq. miles of varied wilderness ecosystems from river valleys to alpine meadows to lofty 13,000 ft peaks. Visit www.nps.gov/yose.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 5 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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