Topic ID #34481 - posted 1/16/2015 2:13 AM

Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-05 - 3 vacancies, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, NH

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-SAGA-15-1282931
SALARY RANGE:    $15.15 to $15.15 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Friday, January 16, 2015 to Thursday, January 22, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Multiple Schedules 16 hours - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    3 vacancies in the following location:
Cornish Flat, NH 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 is currently accepting applications to fill up to 3 temporary positions at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. 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 extension if workload and funding allow.  Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: May, 2015
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, New Hampshire's only national park consists of 148 acres including the home (Aspet), gardens, and studios of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907).  As one of America's foremost sculptors, he is best known for his public monuments including the Sherman and Farragut monuments in New York City, the Shaw Memorial in Boston, MA, the Standing and Seated Lincoln Memorials in Chicago, IL, as well as the 1907 ten and twenty dollar gold coins and over 100 portrait reliefs.  Aspet was his summer residence from 1885-1897, and his permanent home from 1900 until his death in 1907.  In partnership with the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, the site promotes the arts through exhibitions, special events, and programs as a living tribute to the sculptor.  Located in Cornish, New Hampshire, the site is one of only two national parks dedicated to a visual artist. There are two hiking trails that explore the park's natural areas. For more information about this park, visit  Saint-Gaudens NHS is located in Cornish, New Hampshire, which is a rural area. The nearest community is Windsor, Vermont, which is three miles away. It has a population of approximately 3,500 and the usual amenities, i.e. hospital, churches, lodging, stores, transportation, etc. Larger nearby communities include West Lebanon, NH (11 miles north) and Claremont, NH (10 miles south).  Temperatures range from -10 F to +40 F in the winter and +50 F to +95 F in the summer.  
This announcement is being advertised for both Full Time 40 hours per week and Part Time 16-24 hours per week schedules.
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.
Not Required
U.S. Citizenship required.
Background and/or Security Investigation required.
Selective Service Registration if applicable.
Wearing a National Park Service uniform is required.
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This position is located in Cornish NH within the Division of Interpretation at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. Park rangers perform a variety of duties including preparing and presenting interpretive talks, staffing information desks, collecting entrance fees, traffic control, special events preparation and set-up, clerical duties and safety patrols.
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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