Topic ID #35435 - posted 3/26/2015 4:16 AM

Park Guide, GS-05 - 3 vacancies, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, OK

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Guide, GS-0090-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-CHIC-15-1354015
SALARY RANGE:    $15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Monday, March 23, 2015 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    3 vacancies in the following location:
Sulphur, OK View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
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.
The HR Customer Services and Solutions group is currently accepting applications to fill up to 3 temporary positions at Chickasaw National Recreation Area. 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.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: May 2015
The recreation area is located adjacent to the town of Sulphur, Oklahoma (population 6,000), 82 miles south of Oklahoma City and 140 miles north of Dallas, Texas. The towns of Ardmore and Ada, each with a population of about 25,000, are about 30 miles away. Springs, streams, and lakes in wooded and grassy hills typify the area. Elevation is 1,011 feet and the average annual rainfall is 38 inches. Summer temperatures sometimes exceed 100 degrees and winter temperatures of 20 degrees or lower are not uncommon. Both Sulphur and nearby Davis (population 3,000) have school systems with Kindergarten through Grade 12. Fully accredited colleges are available as close as 30 miles.
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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Presents conducted programs such as walks, demonstrations, talks, or special event activities. Provides assistance and/or initiates original input on revisions of interpretive materials, such as guidebooks, handouts, environmental education packet material and exhibits. Replies to oral and written inquiries about park resources and programs. On a daily basis, individually operates a contact station at a district or unit to include: operation of an information desk responding to visitor inquiries, requests, needs, and complaints; providing information about the site and surrounding areas; providing interpretation of the site and exhibit area. May also handle daily cooperating association matters. May operate and perform routine maintenance on audiovisual equipment. Independently initiates proper opening and closing procedures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Standing for long periods of time, walking for distances up to six miles daily, climbing and descending steep inclines, bending, and lifting moderately heavy items in a repetitive motion is required.  Mental stress and physical fatigue occur due to high volume of personal contacts, occasional emergency responses, and repetitive nature of interpretive programs.  
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is performed indoors at the visitors center as well as in outdoor areas resulting in exposure to extreme temperatures, rain, snow, wind and direct sunlight.

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