Topic ID #35106 - posted 2/26/2015 1:32 AM

Park Guide, GS-04 - 2 vacancies, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, MT

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Guide, GS-0090-04
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-GRKO-15-1330816
SALARY RANGE:    $13.41 to $13.41 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Friday, March 6, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-04
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    2 vacancies in the following location:
Deer Lodge, MT View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
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 two (2) temporary positions at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Deer Lodge, Montana.  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 2014 
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site is located ΒΌ mile north of Deer Lodge, Montana.  Complete services are available in Deer Lodge, including schools, grades K-12; dental and medical facilities; and a hospital. Colleges are located in Butte (37 miles), Helena (57 miles), and Missoula (82 miles).  The climate is very dry with moderate summers (rarely exceeding 90 degrees) and cold winters.  No government housing is available; however, a variety of rentals and property for sale is available in Deer Lodge.  Established by Canadian fur trader John Grant, and expanded by cattle baron Conrad Kohrs, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site commemorates the Western cattle industry from its 1850s inception through recent times.  The park was enacted in 1972, and embraces 1,500 acres and 90 structures.  The site is maintained today as a working ranch.  For more information regarding this park, please click on the following link:  Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site: 
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. 
Not Required
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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Staffs information counter at the visitor center serving as initial contact for all visitors entering the building. Greets everyone entering the building.  Provides information on a variety of subjects and interprets park values for visitors with varying interests and backgrounds. Orients hikers to conditions and equipment needs. Presents informal interpretive programs including introductions to films, map talks, and static exhibit interpretation at the visitor center.  Performs roving interpretations, providing visitors with information on park related activities, services and park themes. 
Incumbent develops and conducts interpretive talks and guided tours on Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site resources. Programs will be for audiences of all ages including school children, adults, families, and international visitors.  Operates a visitor center on a daily basis; greeting and directing visitors, answering phone calls, operates a cash register, and opens and closes the visitor center and ranch buildings.  
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.  Extreme physical exertion may be required while performing search and rescue, wildland firefighting and other emergency response duties.
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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