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 Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

National Park Service Wind Cave National Park Visitor Center, U.S. 385, Hot Springs, SD, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Wind Cave National Park. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. AREA INFORMATION:   Wind Cave National Park is located in the southern Black Hills of southwest South Dakota. Climate extremes range from sub-zero temperatures during winter to over 100 degrees during summer. Medical and dental services, grade school, high school, shopping, and churches of most faiths are available in Hot Springs (12 miles) and Custer (20 miles). Housing for rent or purchase is available in Hot Springs and Custer. This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as an Engine Module Supervisor (EMLS) and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. For more information on IFPM,   click here . Who may be considered:   All U.S Citizens This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number MW-1542-WICA-18-10190884-ST for merit promotion eligibles. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Serves as a first line supervisor on a wildland fire engine. Directs the operation of a wildland fire engine, ensuring the correct positioning, proper use and operation. Personally performs and directs other in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustments in effective use of water and additives. Responsible for maintenance of specialized equipment. Ensures the engine is kept in a full state of readiness for emergency fire dispatch. Closes 04/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Great Smoky Mountains National Park Library, Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Road, Gatlinburg, TN, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Few vacancies in the following locations: Cherokee, NC Gatlinburg, TN Summary This position is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the Education Branch of the Resources Education Division. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number SE-1618-GRSM-18-10152732-ST for merit promotion eligibles. Relocation:   Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develop and present educational programs and citizen science programs to a variety of audiences and ages. Develop curriculum and educational assessments. Assist natural and cultural history field research. Create education media using computer software, multi-media equipment, etc. Communicate effectively with students, teachers, colleagues and park cooperators.   Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. Closes 05/03/2018
National Park Service USA
Apr 18, 2018
Temporary
Park Guides and Park Rangers- many vacancies, multiple USA locations Following are recent National Park Service vacancies.   Click each job title   to see details and to apply. Park Rangers (Protection) 6 vacancies in the following Cape Hatteras National Seashore  locations: Buxton, NC -  2 vacancies  -  Nags Head, NC -  2 vacancies  -  Ocracoke, NC -  2 vacancies Starting at $19.74 (GS 5-7). 1039 Hours • Full-Time Open 04/16/2018 to 04/20 /2018 Park Ranger (Protection) San Juan National Historic Site,  San Juan, Puerto Rico Starting at $47,686 (GS 7) Term • Full-Time Open 04/16/2018 to 04/20 /2018 Park Ranger (Interpretation) Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore,  Porter, Indiana Starting at $21.90 (GS 7) up to 4 yrs • Full-Time Open 04/16/2018 to 04/27 /2018 Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com National Park Service employer page)   Remember to say you found this opportunity at  EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Scotts Bluff National Monument, Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering, NE, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Scotts Bluff National Monument. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This position is Full-Time temporary appointment not-to-exceed one year with potential to be extended for an additional one year for a maximum of two years based on agency needs and potential funding. Relocation:   Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The GS-07 Park Ranger (I) serves as the Scotts Bluff Centennial Coordinator and works with the Superintendent and Chief Ranger to plan, develop, and coordinate 2019 Park Centennial commemorative events and projects. Develops a marketing strategy for events, web page development, graphic art development, and facilitates media involvement. Establishes and maintains effective, pro-active working relationships with members of the news media, special interest groups, federal, state, and local officials. Coordinator will work with members of the Centennial Committee to gather information for stories and events to ensure accuracy.   Assists with visitor center fee collection operations. Operates visitor center providing information, orientation, and informal interpretation to park visitors. Handles sales for cooperating association. Develops a variety of programs using appropriate and innovative interpretive techniques. Provides roving interpretation on park trails and high-use sites. Closes 04/24/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early
National Park Service Cape Hatteras National Seashore, National Park Drive, Manteo, NC, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Manteo, NC., in the Resource Management and Science Division, of the National Parks of Eastern North Carolina (Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Moores Creek National Battlefield, and Wright Brothers National Memorial). Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first 100 applicants. The job announcement will remain open until either the quota of 100 applicants, or 05/03/2018 is reached. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 100 applicant limit. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number SE-1629-CAHA-18-10173690-MP for merit promotion eligibles. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent of this position serves as a Supervisory Biologist (Chief of Resources Management and Science Division), National Parks of Eastern North Carolina (Group), comprised of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Moores Creek National Battlefield, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. The incumbent is responsible for supervision of all natural and cultural resource management activities, scientific monitoring and research programs, as well as park planning and environmental and historic compliance work for the five-park Group. The incumbent provides technical and professional advice to members of all parks / divisions and to the Superintendents on matters pertaining to the protection and preservation of park resources. Resources are diverse: history of early colonial settlement, Civil War and Freedmen's Colony activities; Revolutionary War history; the site of the first controlled powered flight; lifesaving and lighthouse service historic structures on the seashores; and, dynamic natural resources along 126 miles of barrier islands including threatened and endangered species, maritime forests, extensive wetlands, visitation by approximately 3.5 million people annually, and impacts of permanent resident populations in private villages interspersed along seashore boundaries create continual challenging issues in balancing user recreational opportunities, visitor enjoyment, and resource preservation. Closes 05/03/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early
National Park Service Yankton, SD, USA
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located at the Missouri National Recreational River. For additional information regarding the park and area please visit the park's website   www.nps.gov/MNRR . Located along the border of South Dakota and Nebraska the Missouri National Recreational River is a unit of the National Park Service and the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. It is made up of two segments of the Missouri River totaling 98 miles in length that still exhibit free-flowing conditions and natural adjacent landscapes The duty station for the position is at the Missouri National Recreational River headquarters located in Yankton, South Dakota. Yankton has a population of 14,000 situated in southeast South Dakota. Private and public schools, medical facilities, and shopping facilities are located in Yankton. The University of South Dakota is located 25 miles east of Yankton at Vermillion, SD. Recreational amenities abound including hiking, hunting, fishing, and boating. Housing for either rent or purchase is available. Summers are generally hot and humid, spring and autumn are mild with moderate temperatures, and winters can be cold, windy, and snowy. Career Seasonal   This position is Career-Seasonal position and subject to release and recall procedures. A permanent career-seasonal position includes all the benefits of permanent employment, but does not provide employment on a full year-round basis. As such, selectee will be in a   non-pay/non-duty status for at least 2 weeks to 6 months per year based on project requirements or weather conditions.   Selectee are guaranteed to work at least 6 months per year but not more than 50 weeks per year, with the work schedule to be determined upon appointment. The typical season for Missouri National Recreational River is January through November, but can be variable during these months due to project requirements or weather conditions. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number MW-1542-MNRR-18-10181819-ST for merit promotion eligibles. Relocation:   Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses   will be paid   if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This position serves as a lead team member of the park staff that actively manages the land and aquatic resources in the park. Invasive species are removed and controlled using mechanical and chemical means. Herbicide and pesticide use is documented and reported. Landscapes are restored and managed using best management practices and addressing park goals for resource and property management. Data is collected to determine existing conditions and analyzed to guide decision-making. Day-to-day field operations are coordinated with an understanding of park resource management objectives, staffing requirements and budget constraints. Incorporates appropriate GIS and GPS technologies in management activities to record outcomes, plan for future projects and communicate management objectives to park staff and public. Motorized vehicles, motorized boats, canoes, and kayaks, powered field equipment, and hand tools are operated to complete field resource management tasks. On-going field resource management actions and results are recorded and analyzed. Field equipment is properly maintained and operated safely. Data collection equipment is maintained and appropriately used. Field operation reports, data analysis and resource management recommendations are completed and used to guide management decision-making. Assists park staff in facility management responsibilities to assure park natural resources are not negatively impacted and that park properties and facilities are well­maintained. Assumes collateral duty responsibilities including safety, prescribed fire, wild land fire and facilities management programs Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. Closes 04/25/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.