Topic ID #35284 - posted 3/13/2015 2:38 AM

Park Guide, GS-05 - few vacancies, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, HI

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Guide
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:PWROPI-15-VALR-1353148 DE
SALARY RANGE:    $32,602.00 to $42,385.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, March 12, 2015 to Wednesday, March 18, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Term NTE 13 months
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Few vacancies in the following location:
Honolulu, HI 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. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.
This position is located at the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii.  The primary purpose of this job is to serve as a front-line ambassador for the park, who interprets historical and cultural information for visitors and provides customer service at a busy Visitors Center. 
The WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, (formally known as the USS Arizona Memorial) is located within the city of Honolulu approximately six miles from the downtown areas.  Honolulu is the 11th largest city in the United States.  All amenities that large cities offer can generally be found easily.  Visitation is intense (over 1.7 million/year) and is usually crowded at this popular historic site. Public bus transportation is available to all VALR employees free of charge.  Basic monthly apartment rental starts at around $1500. Working at the Monument is a great opportunity to work side-by-side with the Pearl Harbor survivors and hear their unique experiences from December 7, 1941.  Trips to neighbor islands are extremely affordable and both the mountains and ocean are nearby.
This is a  full-time TERM position. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months, with the possibility of incremental extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.
NOTE:  In addition to the salary listed above, the Island of Oahu is authorized a 12.25% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA). 
Occasional Travel
Occasional travel on-island may be required
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
There is no government housing available.
Travel and relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
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Present informational talks and guided tours and demonstrations to inform and educate visitors on the WWII, Pacific theater. 
Serve as the front line representative to greet customers and answer questions at the visitor center.  Distribute tickets and complete daily reports.
Assist in developing interpretive products for natural, historical, or cultural programs, publications, or exhibits.  Utilize interpretive techniques to facilitate visitors interests and enhance their experience.
Answer inquiries related to the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, or other related historical and/or cultural events and surroundings specific to Hawaii.  

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