Topic ID #34847 - posted 2/10/2015 1:05 AM

Park Guide, GS-05 - Independence National Historical Park, PA



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Park Guide, GS-0090-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCC-INDE-15-1310583
SALARY RANGE:    $16.33 to $16.33 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 to Monday, February 16, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    3 vacancies in the following location:
Philadelphia, PA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS:    No
JOB SUMMARY:
Experience your America by building a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
The Seasonal Recruitment Operations Center is currently accepting applications to fill up to 1 temporary positions at Independence National Historical Park.  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
 
Independence National Historical Park includes Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and other historic buildings that played a major role in the early development of our nation. With over 5 million visitors from around the world each year, we need motivated people who enjoy heavy public contact to explain, protect, preserve, and maintain the important events that happened here and the resources that represent them. If you're looking for a challenging, fast-paced work environment in the heart of the city, Independence National Historical Park may be the right place for you!
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 incumbent provides guided tours to visitors.  The incumbent gives talks, interpreting natural and historic features, answering questions, guiding tours, and providing miscellaneous services to visitors.
 
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:  Required to work both indoors and outdoors resulting in exposure to a variety of weather conditions. Work requires standing for long periods of time, walking for long distances, climbing and descending steep inclines, bending and lifting. Mental stress and physical fatigue occur due to high volume of personal contacts, occasional emergency responses, and repetitive nature of interpretive programs. Multiple positions to be filled.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Required to work both indoors and outdoors resulting to a variety of weather conditions. 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.
Multiple positions to be filled.

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