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    These positions are located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the Visitor & Resources Division.

    Pay Sarlary: GL-07: $49,508.00-$62,615.00/GL-09: $55,214.00-$71,243.00

    Open to the first 100 applicants or until 09/20/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    The Great Smoky Mountains are among the oldest mountains in the world, formed perhaps 200-300
    million years ago and encompassing more than 800 square miles in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Dominated by plant-covered, gently contoured mountians, the crest of the Great Smoky Mountains forms the boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina, bisecting the Park for more than 36 miles. No other area of equal size in a temperate climate can match the Smokies amazing diversity of plants, animals, and invertebrates. Great Smoky Mountains is designated as in International Biosphere Reserve and is listed as a World Heritage Site.

    GL-07: The individuals selected for these positions will perform a variety of resource and visitor protection duties including but not limited to: enforcement of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies, vehicle and foot patrol, front country patrol, back country and wilderness patrol, emergency response, emergency medical services, search and rescue, visitor stewardship and orientation, wilderness management, boundary enforcement, protection of natural and cultural resources (wildlife, plants, archeological sites, historic building) and wild land fire suppression. Collateral duties may include horse and bicycle patrol.

    GL-09: This is a non-supervisory law enforcement position in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division. 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.

    Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level.

    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/613275700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.