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Pay scale & grade
$25.60 to $25.60 per hour
Temporary – 1039 hours
1 vacancy in the following location:
West Glacier, MT
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes as determined by agency policy
This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
These position are located in Glacier National Park, in the Division of Science and Resource Management.
Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Glacier National Park is April – October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding.
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Perform fieldwork in frontcountry and backcountry settings, may encounter inclement weather, wildlife and work in mountainous terrain above treeline.
Backpacking to remote field locations may require up to 10 nights of overnight travel on a monthly basis. Ability to carry up to 50 pounds a minimum of 10 miles. Shovel testing and new inventory anticipated.
Reporting consistent with National Historic Preservation Act and preparation of documents such as site forms, correspondence, project reporting. Assessment of known sites and new archival research.
Track project assignments for initiation and completion.
Work with GIS software, variety of GPS field collection equipment and manipulation of data to produce accurate maps of sites and inventory.
Physical Demands: The position may require strenuous physical activity including periods of standing, walking, climbing, and lifting and carrying heavy objects (45-SOlbs). Some activities will occur in physically dangerous areas or settings where weather or wildlife may be significant hazards. Documentary research and report writing are sedentary, which entails the ability to concentrate and write for long periods of time.
Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Assignments may be performed in potentially hazardous areas, including steep slopes, rocky terrain, and fire lines.
25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.