Topic ID #34723 - posted 2/3/2015 2:06 AM

Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-05 - 6 vacancies, Statue of Liberty National Monument, NY

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-STLI-15-1297520
SALARY RANGE:    $17.26 to $17.26 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 to Thursday, February 12, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    6 vacancies in the following location:
New York, NY 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 6 temporary positions at Statue of Liberty 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: May 2015
Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island is located on Liberty and Ellis Islands in the New York Harbor and is linked to Manhattan and New Jersey by staff boats and visitor ferries.  A temporary bridge joins Ellis Island and Jersey City, New Jersey.  Living in New Jersey is a viable option with the connecting bridge to Ellis Island and abundance of mass transit buses and trains.  The area enjoys mild winters and hot summers with picturesque springs and autumns.
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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Present informal and formal talks, guided tours to all types of audiences.  Responds to visitors inquiries for information, direction and guidance. Negotiates with individuals or organizations to resolve conflicts, disputes or grievances.
Respond in writing to customers' inquiries for information, direction and/or guidance.  Writes letters, reports, program/presentation outlines, or other documents for information purposes. Drafts bulletins, brochures, or articles for eventual publication.
Research scientific, technical, and/or historical sources to develop information and educational programs. Translate this information into understandable for diverse audiences.  Provide information to the public cultural, historical, or natural science oriented topics.
Assess customer needs to appropriate level of information or assistance. Provide direction to, information on, and orientation regarding services or activities of interest to the public.  Serve as front-line representative to greet customers and answers questions.  Direct customers with problems, questions, or complaints. Educates customers regarding rules, regulations, and safety concerns to gain compliance.
Use multimedia (such as, audio-visual equipment, computer software) to create informational presentations or products.  Use computer software for internet research, word processing and data entry to accomplish work.
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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