Topic ID #35121 - posted 2/27/2015 1:06 AM

Park Guide, GS-04/05 - 2 vacancies, Channel Islands National Park, CA



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Park Guide GS-0090-04/05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-CHIS-15-1315404
SALARY RANGE:    $15.24 to $17.05 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Friday, February 27, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0090-04/05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039
DUTY LOCATIONS:    2 vacancies in the following location:
Ventura, CA 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 HR Customer Services and Solutions group is currently accepting applications to fill up to 2 temporary positions at Channel Islands National Park located on Santa Cruz Island.  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: April, 2015
AREA INFORMATION: http://www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm
 
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
50% or Greater
10+ days per month
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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MAJOR DUTIES: Park guides assist the division of interpretation to provide interpretive and guide services to visitors and to assist visitors in remote campground operations. The incumbent will be required to staff an information desk, perform general visitor assistance, conduct formal and informal interpretive talks, operate radios and telephones, reconcile sales receipts, provide information to visitors regarding park resources, and represent the park at some off-site events. Incumbent will utilize interpretive techniques (such as metaphors, storytelling, analogies) suggested by others to facilitate intellectual and/or emotional connections between audiences' interests and their surroundings and present pre-established interpretive programs to parties of small size (up to 20 people) and large size (up to 50 people).
 
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 fire fighting 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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