Park Rangers (Protection)

  • National Park Service
  • Isle Royale National Park, Eagle Harbor Township, MI, United States
  • Nov 25, 2016
Temporary Administrative/Environmental Support Environmental Education/Communication Natural Resources

Job Description

The National Park Service is currently accepting applications to fill up to (3) temporary positions at  Isle Royale National 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: April 2017
Isle Royale National Park is a large, remote and isolated island in northwestern Lake Superior.  With numerous lakes and native wildlife such as moose and wolves, the park offers a superb setting for recreational opportunities such as boating, kayaking, canoeing, backpacking, camping, fishing, hiking and more.  Isle Royale is located approximately 70 miles north of the park's administrative headquarters in Houghton, MI.  The incumbent will be stationed on the island.

Training Provided: 40 hour LE Refresher, Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC), 24 hours EMT CE or Refresher hours, 8 hour wildland firefighter refresher, as needed. Incumbent will gain significant small boat handling experience and may have opportunities to gain large (27-31') boat handling experience to include marine electronics, reduced visibility night and fog navigation, towing. 
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.


Assigned to remote work site to provide visitor services and visitor resource protection.  Operates motorboats and non-motorized watercraft to conduct law enforcement patrols or to access remote areas for foot patrols; provides emergency medical services; performs search and rescue operations; provides information regarding Federal, park, and state regulations; provides visitor information and assistance; and maintains campground and associated facilities.

Closes Monday 12/5/2016

Job Level



Government- Federal


$19.10/hr. Series & Grade GS-0025-05