Topic ID #34924 - posted 2/13/2015 2:03 AM

Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-05 - 4 vacancies, Perry's Victory and Int'l Peace Memorial, OH

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger Interpretation GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-PEVI-15-1311385
SALARY RANGE:    $15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Friday, February 13, 2015 to Tuesday, February 17, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039
DUTY LOCATIONS:    4 vacancies in the following location:
Put-In-Bay, OH 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 Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial is located on South Bass Island in the town of Put-in-Bay, Ohio.  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
Area Information: Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial is located on South Bass Island in the town of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The only way to reach the duty station on South Bass Island is by ferry, boat or plane. Shared government housing may be available for rent on the island or applicants may commute every day via the ferry. No pets are allowed in temporary quarters. Amenities in Put-in-Bay include basic shopping, restaurants, emergency medical facilities, K-12 school, and post office. Summers are generally warm and pleasant but can be very humid especially in July and August. South Bass Island receives approximately 800,000 visitors during the summer season. The area is perfect for fishing, and other water sports.
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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MAJOR DUTIES: Develops and presents a variety of formal and informal interpretive programs including guided walks, evening programs, children’s programs, orientation talks and demonstrations to a wide variety of audiences.  Conducts research of topics for the purpose of providing interpretive programs, both orally and in writing.  Learns park resources by reviewing park research materials, and other documents previously prepared by park rangers and other professionals and by talking with park staff. 
May present a variety of curriculum-based education programs to students of various ages and backgrounds.  Work with teachers and educators to lead onsite and offsite education programs.  Assist with education events including service learning projects, curriculum-based events and community programs.  Provide park orientation and NPS introductions to students.  Lead school groups on guided hikes, hands-on activities, demonstrations and classroom programs. Present accurate information appropriate for the student's grade level.
Operates a variety of audiovisual and other equipment used in connection with interpretive material, e.g., projectors, microphones and video equipment.  May respond in writing to letters from the public, prepare or update park handouts, and write or review information for publication.
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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