Topic ID #35616 - posted 4/24/2015 1:27 AM

Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-05 - Pipestone National Monument, MN

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation) GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:MWW-DE-15-064 (1385997)
SALARY RANGE:    $15.31 to $19.90 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, April 23, 2015 to Monday, May 4, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Term NTE 13 months
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Pipestone, MN View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
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. For more information about the National Park Service, click Pipestone National Monument.

This is a full-time term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 3 years.
AREA INFORMATION: Pipestone National Monument is located adjacent to the city of Pipestone in southwestern Minnesota approximately 8 miles from the South Dakota border and 30 miles from the Iowa border. With an altitude of 1,600 feet, the area is high plains and solid farmland.
Summer temperatures average in the 80's with the high reaching 100 occasionally. Winters are cold and windy with below 0 readings and at times minus 30 to minus 40 degrees wind chill. All services are available in Pipestone or within commuting distance.   Sioux Falls, South Dakota is within a one-hour drive and would provide all the amenities found in larger cities. K-12 schools are available in the city of Pipestone (population 4,384).
Review the complete job announcement to assure you have submitted all requested documentation.  Failure to submit ALL application materials may result in a low or ineligible rating. 
This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all US Citizens. 
Number of Vacancies:  One position will be filled from this job opportunity announcement.
Due to current budgetary limitations and/or workload requirements, this position may be changed to a part-time or intermittent schedule during the period of employment at agency discretion.
Anticipated entry on duty date:  July 2015
Not Required
U.S. citizenship required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Valid state driver's license required
Government housing is not available
Holiday, evening, weekend, and overtime work required
Wear National Park Service uniform & comply with uniform standards required
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Duties include developing interpretive programs such as informational trail walks, visitor center displays, and off site interpretive programs. Employee will also provide visitor services interpreting the park's cultural, natural, and archeological features through talks, roving assignments, and outreach programs; working at an information desk; collecting fees; and assisting with resource management programs.  Employee assists in collecting visitation data, informs visitors concerning National Park Service regulations and policy.   Assist the Supervisory Park Ranger in planning for the new visitor center museum exhibits and actively participate with park staff in planning for the NPS Centennial.

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