Topic ID #35104 - posted 2/26/2015 1:30 AM

Park Guide, GS-04 - 4 vacancies, Natchez Trace Parkway, MS/TN

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Guide, GS-0090-04
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-NATR-15-1328594
SALARY RANGE:    $13.68 to $13.68 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-04
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    4 vacancies in the following location(s):
Natchez, MS View Map
Ridgeland, MS View Map
Tupelo, MS View Map
Hohenwald, TN 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 4 temporary positions at Natchez Trace Parkway, MS & TN.  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 extension if workload and funding allow.  Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2015 
Tupelo MS is a city of about 35,000, and is about 75 miles from both Birmingham AL and Memphis TN. The summer weather is typical of the "upper south", usually being very warm or hot, and often humid. This area was once the center of the homeland of the Chickasaw Indians.
Hohenwald TN is the county seat of Lewis County. The visitor contact station is on the Natchez Trace Parkway, Meriwether Lewis site, where this American hero died. The Hohenwald area has a population of around 4,000. It is approximately 75 miles from Nashville TN, a city of around 600,000. The summer weather is typically very warm and somewhat humid.
Natchez MS is the county seat of Adams County. At one time, it was the capital of the "Old Southwest". The area population is around 16,000. The visitor contact station is at Mount Locust, 15 miles from Natchez. The summers are usually hot and humid. This area was once the center of the homeland of the Natchez Indians.
Ridgeland MS is on the outskirts of the state capitol of Jackson MS. The area population is around 200,000 people. The summer weather is often hot and humid. This area was once the center of the homeland of the Choctaw Indians.
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. 
Occasional Travel
Travel up to 2 nights per month.
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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Provides a wide range of visitor services, answers questions, explains and informs public of potential safety hazards. Performs miscellaneous duties such as issuing permits, making reports, minor maintenance to provide a clean, safe work area, handles monetary transactions, records and deposits funds. Maintains property inventory, prepares requests for stock. Gives pre-established talks providing general information, which may be given in conjunction with live demonstrations and/or electronic media. Guides parties of small size (up to 20 people) and gives talks at one or more points of interest. Maintains pace and keeps groups together. Maintains order and takes appropriate action in emergency situations.Performs emergency medical treatment to current level of training and responsibility.
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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