Topic ID #35561 - posted 4/10/2015 3:00 AM

Park Ranger (Intepretation), GS-05 - War in the Pacific National Historical Park, Guam

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:HRCSS-WAPA-15-1360114
SALARY RANGE:    $15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, April 9, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0025-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Few vacancies in the following location:
Santa Rita, GU 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 to 2 temporary positions at War in the Pacific 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. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: May, 2015
War in the Pacific National Historical Park is located on the island of Guam, a United States Territory. Created in 1978, War in the Pacific commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of those that participated in the Pacific Theater or World War II and conserves and interprets the outstanding natural and cultural values and objects of Guam for the benefit and enjoyment of future generations.  To learn more about the park, visit
Located across the international dateline, Guam is 3,800 miles southwest of Hawaii.  With a diverse population of about 160,000 people and a large military presence, Guam possesses the best infrastructure in the Central Pacific, and most goods and services are locally available.  Homes, condos, and apartments are available to rent or purchase.  Several airlines provide dozens of daily flights with service to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, and many other Asian and Pacific island destinations.
Guam has a yearlong tropical climate with average highs in the upper eighties, lows in the upper seventies, high humidity, and wet and dry seasons.  Warm coastal waters, abundant coral reefs, diverse jungle, limestone forests, and savanna terrain provide ample outdoor recreational opportunities including diving, snorkeling, hiking.
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
Occasional travel may be 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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You will work in the park's visitor center and in the field providing a variety of formal interpretive programs including orientation talks, environmental education programs, conducted walks, demonstrations, and outreach programs. You are responsible for providing current, accurate information to visitors concerning the NPS and surrounding areas of interest.  You provide public orientation and information related to current park events, potential safety hazards, resource management projects, management policies and legislative updates on issues affecting the natural, historical, or cultural preservation of the area.
Additional duties may include performing crowd control at entrances and visitor center; gathering information from reporting parties concerning accidents/incidents within the park area and notifying appropriate personnel; maintaining division property inventory and logging visitor use statistics.
You will provide first aid and medical care within the scope of your emergency medical licensure.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work involves extensive periods of standing and walking, in some cases over rough surfaces or inclines, carrying backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is performed in settings in which there is regular and recurring exposure to moderate discomforts and unpleasantness, e.g., high or low temperatures, confined spaces or adverse weather.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Travel between War in the Pacific National Historical Park (WAPA) in Guam and American Memorial Park (AMME) in Saipan may be required.
NOTE: In addition to the salary listed above, the Islands of Guam & Saipan are authorized a 13.84% Cost of Living Allowance. 

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