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    Summary

    This position is located in Bandelier National Monument, in the Interpretation and Visitor Services Division.

    Open until 04/09/2021. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. Government housing may be available.

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    Responsibilities

    This position serves as the Field Operations Supervisor and Visitor Center Manager for the Division of Interpretation and Visitor Services at Bandelier National Monument. The incumbent provides support, guidance, supervision, and leadership for the division's visitor services and interpretation and educational programming.

    • Serves as the fee collection officer. Plans, directs, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of park visitor services, fee collection, and interpretive and educational programming.
    • Supervises and directs, the daily activities and professional development of all front-line staff; permanent employees, (Park Guides and VUA's) and seasonal employees (Park Rangers, Park Guides and Visitor Use Assistants.)
    • Supervises and manages VIPs in the Division of Interpretation & Visitor Services.
    • Prepares and submits recruitment paperwork and hires seasonal and permanent vacancy announcements.
    • Plans, coordinates, and presents interpretive training in conjunction with division supervisor/leads, other division staff and park partners.
    • Develops program and division work goals/proposals, resolves problem situations, and coordinates work involving internal and external clients.
    • Participates in the park's budget process through preparation of cost estimates for short and long range interpretive and formal education program goals. Identifies non-base and/or non-government funding sources for interpretive products and services and prepares grant proposals.
    • Performs Other Duties as Assigned.
    The employees of the National Park Service care for special places that are the heritage of all Americans. Since its inception in 1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and management of this country's outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources. Park ranger - interpreters connect people to parks. They play a key role in ensuring that visitors have a meaningful, satisfying, and safe park experience, help visitors decide how to spend their time in the park, and inform them about the wonders that await their discovery. Park ranger - interpreters are specially trained to engage the public so that each park visitor can find a personal connection with the meanings and values found in the places and stories of that park. They help visitors explore the many dimensions of parks by introducing them to a variety of perspectives. By providing the opportunity for visitors to care about the places they visit, they promote stewardship and the opportunity for those visitors to care for park resources. National parks are among the most remarkable places in America for recreation, learning, and inspiration. The work done by park ranger-interpreters through effective interpretive and educational programs encourages the development of a personal stewardship ethic and broadens public support for preserving and protecting park resources, so that they may be enjoyed by present and future generations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597280700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.