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 Yosemite National Park Road, Yosemite Valley, CA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Yosemite National Park, in the Facility Management Division and supports the Forestry operation. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. Area Information: Yosemite National Park, California, known worldwide for its spectacular natural beauty is the backdrop for this position. Sitting astride the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the park covers 1,182 square miles of varied wilderness ecosystems, from river valleys to alpine meadows to lofty 13,000 foot high peaks. Yosemite Valley is located 208 miles from San Francisco, 81 miles from Merced, and 94 miles from Fresno. Shopping, medical, postal and laundry services are available in the park. Elevation at the Valley floor is approximately 4,000 feet and 2,200 feet in El Portal. The park is open year-round with the majority of activities occurring during the busy season March through October. This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first   75   applicants. The job announcement will remain open until either the quota of 75 applicants, or 02/27/2018 is reached. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 75 applicant limit. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number PW-1548-YOSE-18-10137810 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 Serves as a senior principal advisor in forestry and ecological forest management for Yosemite NP. The Forester is responsible for program development and implementation dealing with the management and protection of forest and tree resources. Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public in order to encourage and facilitate cooperative regional management strategies. Develops and prepares major sections of the park resource management plan dealing with forest management. Develops work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals and/or grants to justify funding requests and accomplish goals. Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for projects conducted through contracts, interagency agreements, and cooperative agreements. Prepares management and scientific reports regarding the results of protection, mitigation, restoration, inventory, monitoring, and research activities. Prepares environmental assessments (EAs} for projects in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Supervise seasonal, temporary, permanent, VIP, and other personnel. Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. Closes 02/27/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service United States
Feb 13, 2018
Temporary
Following are recent National Park Service vacancies.   Click the job title   to see details and to apply.  many vacancies, multiple USA locations Lead Biological Science Technician Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming Starting at $21.95 (GS 8) 1039 Hours Open 02/16/2018 to 02/23/2018 Biological Science Technician (Plants) Valley Forge National Historical Park,  King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania Starting at $36,063 (GS 5)- Seasonal Open 02/16/2018 to 02/23/2018 Biological Science Technician (Plants) Cuyahoga Valley National Park,  Brecksville, Ohio Starting at $16.65 (GS 5-7) 1039 hours Open 02/14/2018 to 02/21/2018 Biological Science Technician Rapid City, South Dakota Starting at $37,223 (GS 6) 1039 Open 02/13/2018 to 02/19/2018 Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, On eida, Tennessee Starting at $16 (GS 5) 1039 hours    Open 02/13/2018 to 02/20/2018 Biological Science Technician (Plants) Many vacancies in the following locations:  Arco, ID  -  Kimberly, OR  -  Longmire, WA Marblemount, WA  -  Packwood, WA  -  Port Angeles, WA  -  Stehekin, WA Starting at $15.51 (GS 4-7) 1039 Hours Open 02/13/2018 to 02/20/2018 Biological Science Technicians  (2) Great Smoky Mountains National Park,  Gatlinburg, Tennessee Starting at $16 (GS 5) 1039 hours • Full-Time Open 02/12/2018 to 02/21/2018 Biological Science Technician Canaveral National Seashore,  Titusville, Florida Starting at $16.08 (GS 5) 1039 hours • Full-Time Open 02/09/2018 to 02/20/2018 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 United States
Feb 13, 2018
Temporary
Following are recent National Park Service vacancies.   Click the job title   to see details and to apply. Park Rangers (Backcountry/Wilderness Management) 10 vacancies in  Shenandoah National Park,  Luray, Virginia Starting at $16 (GS 5-7) 1039 Hours Open 02/16/2018 to 02/23/2018 Park Ranger (Protection) Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument,  Ajo, Arizona Starting at $41,652 (GS 7) Temporary - Not to Exceed 1039 hours Open 02/14/2018 to 02/28/2018    Park Ranger (Protection) Devils Postpile National Monument,  Mammoth Lakes, California Starting at $19.74 (GS 5-7) NTE 1039 Hours Open 02/15/2018 to 02/22/2018 Park Rangers (Interpretation)   - 2 vacancies Catoctin Mountain Park,  Thurmont, Maryland Starting at $17.78 (GS 5) 1039 Hours Open 02/13/2018 to 02/19/2018 Park Rangers (Protection)  - 4 vacancies Fire Island National Seashore,  Patchogue, New York Starting at $22.60 (GS 5-7) 1039 Hours • Full-Time Open 02/13/2018 to 02/20/2018 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 Missoula, MT, United States
Feb 09, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year, however an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This position is located in the Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire, Fuels and Smoke Science Program. This position has the primary responsibility of leading spatial data analyses efforts in support of field and landscape modeling research efforts working with program scientists to facilitate the integration of research results and knowledge through interpretation, training, written research syntheses, and communications with managers and the public. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact: Sara S. Senn at (406) 829-6920 or ssenn@fs.fed.us. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Wildland Fire and Fuel Analysis (30%) Provides professional spatial data analysis and landscape ecology assistance to research scientists by planning details of field, laboratory, and simulation studies in wildland fire and fuel science. Works with scientists to conduct complex spatial analysis of wildland fuel distributions to aid in sampling, describing, and mapping fuels for fire behavior and effects prediction. Performs complex and advanced statistical analyses to support the synthesis of spatial ecological data into science delivery such as publications, computer programs, and web site development.  Organizes and leads complex field efforts to support wildland fuel sampling efforts, fire and ecological simulation modeling, and fire severity mapping using remote sensing, statistical analysis, and extensive field experience. Prepares written progress reports of field and laboratory activities, and writes portions of some publications, taking the lead as senior author on those assigned by the research scientists. Prepares research informational aids for technology transfer of research information.Informs supervisor and scientists of anticipated work force needs and takes action to procure temporary help, supplies, and equipment to assure the requirement of the studies are met. Maintains data bases for field and laboratory studies, uses existing software including spreadsheets and statistical analysis packages, and participates in data analysis and interpretation.  Landscape Ecological Modeling (20%) Provides professional assistance to research scientists by initializing, parameterizing, calibrating, and validating complex spatially explicit ecological landscape models and applying these models on various geographical areas to explore natural disturbance-vegetation-climate interactions under alternative land management scenarios. This involves planning details of field, laboratory, and simulation efforts to support the modeling effort; working with scientists to conduct complex spatial analysis of simulation output; and conducting complex and advanced statistical analyses to support the synthesis of spatial ecological simulation data into science delivery such as publications, computer programs, and web site development.  Prepares written progress reports of simulation activities, and writes portions of some publications, taking the lead as senior author on those assigned by the research scientists. Prepares research informational aids for technology transfer of research information.  Mapping and Modeling of Natural Disturbances (50%) Provides professional assistance to research scientists by compiling, integrating, and analyzing remote sensing data to facilitate the mapping of fire severity and other natural disturbances and then to describe disturbance regimes across landscapes of the United States. This involves planning details of field, laboratory, and remote sensing efforts to support the mapping of remote sensing by merging remotely sensed data products (Landsat, SPOT, IIKONOS, MODIS) with gridded climate data (CLIMET, NOAA, NCAR), topography (NED), and field data (FIREMON, FIA, FFE) to create spatial data layer products of fire severity and other natural disturbances.  Also serves to conduct complex spatial analysis of spatial data using complex and advanced statistical analyses to support the synthesis of spatial ecological data into science delivery such as publications, computer programs, and web site development.  Travel Required Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment. Closes 02/07/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Channel Islands National Park, Ventura, CA, United States
Jan 30, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Channel Islands National Park, in the Natural Resources Management Division. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This is a Full-Time   TERM   position. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition. 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 As a Biologist you will: Develop and prepare park resource management plans and environmental compliance documents related to biosecurity; develop, implement, and evaluate methods of exotic species removal, prevention, monitoring, and management; plan, design, and implement exotic pest management projects; develop and maintain exotic species databases, including geographic information systems (GIS); prepares management and scientific reports; and develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public in order to enhance island conservation and prevent the introduction of exotic species. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Closes 02/05/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Redwood National and State Parks Visitor Center, U.S. 199, Crescent City, CA, United States
Jan 13, 2018
Temporary
Summary The National Staffing Office-Redwood National and State Parks is currently accepting applications to fill up to 11 vacancies. These positions are located in California. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. 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, 2018. 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. All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION. This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first 150 applicants. The job announcement will remain open until either the quota of 150 applicants, or is reached. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 150 applicant limit. The salary reflected in this announcement may not include locality pay and will differ based on the location. View this link for more information:   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2015/general-schedule/ . 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 Interpretation Rangers work with diverse audiences in a variety of park settings that include coastal, temperate rainforest, grasslands, coniferous forests,subalpine, and alpine ecosystems. As communication professionals, interpreters are responsible for developing and presenting a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs)and demonstrations. Programs are developed using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model necessitating thorough research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques and a desire to strive for interpretive excellence. Interpretation rangers incorporate informal interpretation techniques while providing information and orientation services in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field. Interpretation rangers perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals. Rangers actively promote the safety of park visitors and stewardship of park resources in all interactions, and may also be the initial contact for accident reporting and emergency assistance. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather from snow, wind, and rain to sun and heat. Work involves standing for long periods of time, walking over rough and uneven terrain and living in close quarters with co-workers. Additional duties for GS-5:   You will present informal and formal talks; lead guided tours and respond to visitor inquiries for information, direction and guidance. Closes 01/19/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Yellowstone National Park, WY, United States
Jan 12, 2018
Full time
Summary WHO MAY APPLY: All United States citizens. The Northern Rockies Servicing Human Resources Office (NR SHRO), in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming is accepting applications through USAJOBS, to fill one (1) permanent, full-time position of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Specialist (Interdisciplinary), GS-11 position. The position will be filled in   ONE   of the following four professional occupational series, within the Yellowstone Center for Resources (YCR), in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. This position is being filled at the full performance grade level, with no promotion potential. 1. Geographer, GS-0150-11 2. Biologist, GS-0401-11 3. Physical Scientist, GS-1301-11 4. Cartographer, GS-1370-11 This position is located at Yellowstone's Park headquarters in Mammoth Hot Springs. Elevation at Mammoth is 6,200 feet. Temperatures vary from a average maximum of 78 degrees in the summer to an average minimum of 15 degrees in the winter with a few weeks of sub-zero temperatures. Schools,with grade levels K-12, are available in Gardiner, Montana, five miles north of headquarters. Free bus transportation is provided for school children between Mammoth and Gardiner. Many community facilities such as stores, a drugstore, motels, and restaurants are available in Gardiner. A medical clinic is available in Mammoth. All other services are available within 55 to 75 miles of Mammoth. Federal government housing may be available in Mammoth Hot Springs. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This position is concurrently open under Job Opportunity Announcement number   IM-1540-YELL-10111945-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 Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Supervisory GIS Specialist, Yellowstone Center for Resources (YCR). The Yellowstone GIS Program aims to foster and implement innovative approaches to managing, analyzing, presenting and disseminating data produced and used by Yellowstone National Park programs for management decision-making needs, public and partner educational uses, and documenting geo-spatial data over time. This position will support the GIS Program by providing technical expertise and guidance in state-of-the-art techniques in geo-spatial data management and use, including promoting mobile and on-line GIS and supporting NG911. This position assists with research, development and implementation of various geospatial analytical and technological solutions that allow for successful geospatial data collection and analysis for various studies and programs. The incumbent utilizes knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), mobile GIS, on-line GIS, geodesy, addressing, remote sensing, mapping, and programming to plan, coordinate, and accomplish all geospatial analysis, and related GIS tasks necessary to support a variety of projects. The position requires the application of knowledge and experience with geographic and cartographic practices and methodologies for the creation and analysis of geospatial data. The work involves a wide variety of techniques for on-going programs and many projects that require analytical procedures. The incumbent will establish individual product schedules, recruit and supervise seasonal/intern/volunteer staff, assign projects to staff as available, and report on project progress and challenges to the Supervisory GIS Specialist. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Closes 01/22/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com