Topic ID #34479 - posted 1/16/2015 2:11 AM

Park Ranger (Intepretation), GS-05 - 4 vacancies, Gulf Islands National Seashore, FL

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-GUIS-15-1294039
SALARY RANGE:    $15.15 to $15.15 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Friday, January 16, 2015 to Monday, January 26, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    4 vacancies in the following location(s):
Pensacola, FL View Map
Pensacola Beach, FL View Map
Ocean Springs, MS View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
Experience your America by building a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
The HR Customer Services and Solutions group is currently accepting applications to fill up to 4 temporary positions at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Appointments made under this announcement are limited to 1039 hours (six months) in a service year and may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than 1039 hours) if workload and funding allow. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: March 2015
Gulf Islands is the largest of the national seashores, stretching 160 miles from Cat Island, Mississippi to the eastern tip of Santa Rosa Island, Florida. Its sparking waters and beautiful sugar white beaches make it the crown jewel of the Gulf's Emerald Coast. The seashore encompasses historic forts, coastal forests and marshes, and wilderness islands. Gulf Islands is home to four species of sea turtles, over 300 species of birds, and bottle-nosed dolphins may be spotted from the beaches. The climate is sunny and warm most of the year.
This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
Occasional Travel
Up to 3 night per month.
U.S. Citizenship required.
Background and/or Security Investigation required.
Selective Service Registration if applicable.
Must possess or be able to obtain state issued driver's license.
Wearing a National Park Service uniform is required.
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Conducts research and provides interpretive programs both orally and in writing. Presents a variety of formal and informal programs including orientation talks, environmental education programs, conducted walks, demonstrations and campfire programs. Informs visitors about park facilities and resources. Operates a variety of audiovisual and other equipment. Serves as a member of all-risk operations such as search and rescue, wildland and structural fires, etc. Performs emergency medical services. Performs various administrative duties.
Standard/Basic first aid certification
CPR certification
Must be willing and able to drive a government vehicle.
Must be willing and able to be transported via boat and/or passenger ferry to and from barrier islands.
Must be able and willing to work both indoors and outdoors.
Must be able and willing to utilize a canoe, kayak, and/or similar craft.
Must be a competent swimmer.
Must be able and willing to utilize standard/basic first aid and CPR in providing emergency medical care to the sick and injured.
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.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:   The work is performed in settings in which there is regular and recurring exposure to moderate discomforts and unpleasantness, e.g., high or low temperatures, confined spaces or adverse weather conditions.

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