Topic ID #35572 - posted 4/14/2015 2:14 AM

Park Guide, GS-05 - Term NTE 13 months, Bandelier National Monument, NM



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Park Guide
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Hiring Organization:Bandelier National Monument
Job Announcement Number:IMSF-15-170 1373531 NS
SALARY RANGE:    $31,944.00 to $41,530.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Monday, April 13, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Term NTE 13 months
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Los Alamos, NM View Map
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. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service Website.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.
This is a Term position. Initial appointment is 13 months with possible extensions up to 4 years. 

Number of Vacancies: One. This announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies if necessary.

TRAVEL REQUIRED
Not Required
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
DUTIES:
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Presents details and specific interpretative talks, demonstrations, and guided tours, following a prescribed outline, to various audiences to inform or educate visitors.  Responds verbally to inquiries for information, direction and guidance. Initiates verbal communication with customers in a variety of settings to inform, educate and/or guide.   Maintains inventory, stock and accountable property. Handles public relations or stressful situations, maintains crowd control, demonstrates understanding of visitors, works effectively as part of a team, and maintains audio-visual equipment and property inventory. Provides directions, information, and orientation regarding services and activities of interest to the public.  Serves as front-line representative to greet customers and answer questions.  Educates customers regarding rules, regulations, and safety concerns to gain compliance.  Directs customers with problems, questions, or complaints, stocks information desks or brochure racks, and keeps information up to date.  Incumbent is responsible for collecting appropriate fees at a park entrance station, visitor center, campground, or other visitor contact station following established accountability guidelines for handling government funds. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Work requires standing for long periods of time, walking for long distances, climbing and descending steep inclines, bending, and lifting moderately 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 performed both indoors and outdoors resulting in exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Bandelier National Monument is comprised of over 32,817 acres, including a designated wilderness area of 23,267 acres and an 800-acre detached archaeological section.  The Monument was created to preserve the numerous archaeological features of a late prehistoric period, which represents the transition of the Pueblo Indians from the prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan to modern traditions.  Annual visitation exceeds 200,000.  The Monument is located 45 miles from Santa Fe, 32 miles from Espanola, and 12 miles from Los Alamos.  Elevation ranges from 5,300 to 10, 199 feet with headquarters located at 6,000 feet.  For more information on Bandelier please see the park website: www.nps.gov/band.  Good medical facilities, schools and shopping are available in Los Alamos and White Rock.  Local cost of living is considered high.

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