Topic ID #34683 - posted 2/1/2015 2:48 AM

Park Guide, GS-02 - 2 vacancies, Acadia National Park, ME

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Guide
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:NESHRO-KA-1305567-15-32
SALARY RANGE:    $11.17 to $14.06 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 to Monday, February 2, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-02
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Seasonal NTE 1039 hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    2 vacancies in the following location:
Bar Harbor, ME View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. 
POSITION INFORMATION: This is a temporary position not to exceed 1039 hours in a six month period. The work schedule is full time, and weekend and holiday work is expected. The expected season will run from May-October or June-November, depending on entry on duty date.
Not Required
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Weekend and holiday work may be required.
You will be required to wear a NPS uniform.
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MAJOR DUTIES:  At contact stations and during roves, incumbent provides park visitors with complete and accurate park and area information.  Explains regulations, provides clear and concise directions; remains attentive and courteous to everyone.  Presents short informal interpretive talks and guided activities. Takes responsibility for assigned duties, responsibilities and procedures involved with District operations such as opening and closing visitor facilities.  Describes and books reservations for ranger programs.  Obtains and accurately records daily campground information.  Records visitor contact numbers and completes reports as required (i.e., lost and found, rove journals).  Ensures that work area remains clean and organized.  Work includes duties completed outside in a variety of landscapes, environments, and weather.  Office space is shared with a variety of staff members in close quarters.  Position may require working nights, weekends and holidays. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Work is sedentary.  There may be some walking, longer periods of standing, carrying light items such as papers and books.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is performed indoors in a visitor center.  Working conditions inside occur under conditions similar to that of an office.
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Acadia National Park is a favorite vacation destination for good reason.  The views are spectacular. The landscape is pristine.  And, the wildlife is plentiful and protected.  As a result, Acadia National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the Unites States.  Acadia National Park protects more than 47,000 acres of lakes, ponds, mountains, and ocean shoreline along the coast of Maine.  The 27-mile Park Loop Road system offers outstanding views of the parks ocean shoreline, coastal forests, and mountain silhouettes.  At Acadia you can explore the parks scenic 45-mile carriage road system or hike through forests and up mountains on 125 miles of historic hiking trails.  Government housing is not available.

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