These position are located in Everglades National Park, in the Division of Interpretation & Visitor Services.Learn more about this agency
The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Everglades National Park is November through May, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 7 November 2021
Independently researches, develops, and presents interpretive programs such as boat tours, talks, walks, paddling tours, and various other programs about park resources. Interpretive programs often cover complex and controversial natural history and cultural themes. Programs employ appropriate interpretive techniques and devices geared to the characteristics and interests of particular audiences.
Responsible for the sale of federal recreation passes, collection of federal fees, issuing of wilderness camping permits, and explanation of park regulations.
Guides interpretive paddling programs in windy coastal conditions, leading groups of visitors with varying ability on trips for four hours or more. Must be comfortable paddling against strong tides and winds up to 17 mph.
Independently operates visitor center to provide visitor information and orientation. Coordinates with other NPS offices, concessionaires, and essential cooperators. Provides interpretive and informational support services such as cleaning and maintaining equipment, designing interpretive displays, maintaining bulletin boards, clerical work, and keeping statistical records.
Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.
Physical Demands: The work involves extensive periods of standing and walking, in some cases over rough surfaces or inclines, carrying backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, etc.
Working Conditions: The work is performed in settings in which there is regular and recurring exposures to moderate discomforts and unpleasant environments , e.g., high or low temperatures, confined spaces or adverse weather conditions.
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Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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