Topic ID #35437 - posted 3/26/2015 4:18 AM

Park Guide, GS-03/04/05 - 16 vacancies, ID, MT, WA



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Park Guide, GS-0090-03/04/05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-BIHO-15-1333819
SALARY RANGE:    $12.19 to $15.31 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-03/05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    16 vacancies in the following location(s):
Spalding, ID View Map
Wisdom, MT View Map
Newhalem, WA View Map
Seattle, WA View Map
Stehekin, WA View Map
More Locations  (1)
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS:    No
JOB SUMMARY:
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 16 temporary positions in various locations. All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. 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. These positions have no promotion potential; if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade. Anticipated Entry on Duty: May, 2015.
These are TEMPORARY positions not to exceed 6 months (1,039 hours) work in a service year. Approximate dates of employment will vary between park sites depending on funding, weather conditions and visitation statistics. Within regulatory limitations, the length of initial appointment may be shortened or extended depending on work availability and funding. Please see the “Benefits” section of this announcement for more specific work schedule information.
Individual duty stations vary by park site. Please click on the following links for more information about each park:
Big Hole NB: http://www.nps.gov/biho
Fort Vancouver NHS: http://www.nps.gov/fova
Klondike Gold Rush-Seattle: http://www.nps.gov/klse (Part-time Work Schedule, working approximately 20-32 hours per week.)
Nez Perce NHP:  http://www.nps.gov/nepe
North Cascades NP: http://www.nps.gov/noca
For information about work season, government housing availability, and rate of pay, please see the "Geographic Availability" section of the questionnaire.
APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.
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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. 
 
APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.
TRAVEL REQUIRED
Not Required
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
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.
DUTIES:
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The primary duties of Park Guide positions are giving talks, answering questions, guiding small groups and providing services to visitors.
GS-03 level employees present limited and repetitive pre-established talks including introductions to films, map talks, and static exhibit interpretation. Orient hikers to conditions and equipment needs. Staff information counter in a visitor center. Provide information on a variety of subjects and interpret park values for visitors with varying interests and backgrounds.
GS-04 level employees perform GS-03 level duties including programs that contain live demonstrations and/or audio-visual devices. Guide small parties (up to 20 people) on short walks. Some park locations issue backcountry camping permits and provide backcountry camping information.
GS-05 level employees perform GS-04 level duties including programs that require application of broad subject-matter knowledge of the park. Guide large groups (up to 50 people) on longer walks or programs.  Provide a wide range of services to park visitors. Orient and explain current park events and warn of safety hazards.
Physical Demands: Standing for long periods of time, walking for long distances, climbing and descending steep inclines, bending, lifting of moderately to heavy items. 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 often performed both indoors and outdoors resulting to exposure to a variety of weather conditions.

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