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    WHO MAY APPLY: Federal career or career-conditional employees currently employed with the Department of the Interior, and all those that qualify under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA).

    The Northern Rockies Servicing Human Resources Office in Yellowstone National Park, WY., is accepting applications through USAJOBS to recruit for one permanent, full-time position of Supervisory Park Ranger (Chief Ranger), GS-0025-11.

    Duty Station: Devils Tower National Monument, WY.

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    Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Superintendent, incumbent will serve as the Devils Tower National Monument (DETO), Chief of Visitor and Resource Protection (Chief Ranger). It is a dynamic and challenging position.

    The Chief Ranger will serve on the park's leadership team and is instrumental in developing and implementing strategies to further the National Park Service and DETO mission.The incumbent leads and manages a broad and complex portfolio including a multi-fund source budget spanning three branches: fee and revenue program, a modern and progressive law enforcement program, and rock climbing management. Will manage special park use functions and permits to include First Amendment expression and commercial filming. Will serve as the senior law enforcement officer, providing leadership and supervision for law enforcement staff, ensuring program policy compliance, guide investigatory activities, develops and maintains a variety of interagency relationships and general agreements. Additionally, the incumbent serves as the park's structural fire coordinator and participates in wildland fire planning.

    This is a required occupancy position, therefore Federal government housing is available and will be provided.

    For additional information regarding the area or the duties of this position, please contact, Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski at (307) 467-5283 x213.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Duties and responsibilities require long work days and extensive travel by all modes of transportation. Incumbent should be in excellent physical and mental condition with considerable stamina in order to react to emergencies and law enforcement situations that arise. Position is required to meet and continuously maintain the physical/medical standards as set forth in the D.O. #57 requirements.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Incumbent works in a northern latitude area with temperatures ranging from 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to -25 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. Snow depths during the winter season may reach 2 to 3 feet, though typically are less. Elevation ranges from 3,000 to 5,000 feet.

    Devils Tower National Monument is the nation's first national monument. Located in Northeast Wyoming, it was set aside to preserve the 867 foot column of igneous rock along with prehistoric/historic cultural resources and the plants and animal life of the area.

    The park is 1,347 acres with an elevation of about 3,800 feet. The climate is usually mild and typical of the Black Hills region. High temperatures can range from the mid-90s in the summer to the 50s in the spring & fall. The three closest communities are Hulett (nine miles), Sundance (28 miles), and Moorcroft (30 miles) which have basic services. The larger communities of Spearfish, SD and Gillette, WY are approximately 60 miles away with many services available.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0025 Park Ranger

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597326300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.