Topic ID #34621 - posted 1/26/2015 1:11 AM

Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-05 - 3 vacancies, Pipe Spring National Monument, AZ

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-PISP-15-1303100
SALARY RANGE:    $15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Monday, January 26, 2015 to Monday, February 2, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    3 vacancies in the following location:
Moccasin, AZ 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 3 temporary positions at Pipe Spring National Monument.  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:  April 19, 2015
Pipe Spring National Monument is located in the remote “Arizona Strip,” north of the Grand Canyon and south of the Arizona-Utah border, within the Kaibab Indian Reservation. The Monument is just under 5000 feet in elevation. The area is within and surrounding by numerous hiking, camping, and scenic opportunities, at proximate sites such as Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Zion National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and the Kaibab National Forest. Fredonia, Arizona is located 14 miles to the east with schools and most basic shopping and services. Hurricane and Saint George, Utah are located 33 and 52 miles, respectively, to the west and offer a full range of shopping, schools, and services. Summer temperatures are warm with highs in the 80 through 95 degree range and winter temperatures are generally mild with highs in the 30 through 60 degrees. Shared seasonal housing may be available.
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.
Must possess or be able to obtain state issued driver's license.
Wearing a National Park Service uniform is required.
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The purpose of this position is to provide interpretive/educational and other services for visitors to Pipe Spring National Monument. Interpretive duties include: researching, preparing, and presenting guided tours of an historic fort, talks on cultural and natural history, cultural demonstrations, and roving interpretation. Other duties include: operating a visitor center (collecting entrance fees, answering visitor questions,  opening and closing the facility); opening and closing historic buildings and monument grounds; cleaning historic buildings and museum items on display; assisting in maintaining the historic scene (livestock care/feeding and gardening); collecting visitation statistics; researching and writing for website, Facebook, handouts, or brochures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work involves extensive periods of  standing or walking in indoor and outdoor settings throughout the four seasons in some cases over rough surfaces or inclines and carrying backpacks, tools, and other items. Assignments involve extended periods of various activities such as standing, walking, climbing and descending stairs, bending and some lifting of objects of 50+ pounds.  Work involves being around and handling hay, straw, and livestock. More than 60% of the time assignments take place out of doors where a desert climate prevails or in non-climate controlled buildings. The rest of the work is done in an office setting.
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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