Park Rangers - 31 temporary positions in NH, VT, CT, MA

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Keene, NH, United States
  • Jan 10, 2018
Temporary Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

31 vacancies in the following locations:


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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

31 vacancies in the following locations:
3 vacancies -East Brimfield Lake in Sturbridge, MA (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
3 vacancy - Buffumville Lake in Charlton, MA (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
3 vacancy - West Thompson Lake in North Grosvenordale, CT (Hartford Locality - $37,110-$48,245)
2 vacancy - West Hill Dam in Uxbridge, MA (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
2 vacancies at Cape Cod Canal in Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
2 vacancies at Barre Falls in Barre, MA 01005 (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
3 vacancies at Birch Hill Dam in Royalston, MA 01368 (Boston Locality - $36,899-$47,971)
2 vacancies at Knightville Dam in Huntington, MA 01050 (Hartford Locality - $37,110-$48,245)
4 vacancies at Ball Mountain Lake in Jamaica, VT 05343 (Rest of U.S. Locality $33,394-$43,414)
2 vacancies at North Hartland Lake in Hartland, VT 05052 (Rest of U.S. Locality $33,394-$43,414)
2 vacancies at North Springfield Lake in Springfield, VT 05156 (Rest of U.S. Locality $33,394-$43,414)
3 vacancy at Otter Brook Lake in Keene, NH 03431 (Rest of U.S. Locality $33,394-$43,414)

About the Position:

This position is a temporary position not to exceed 120 days with the possibility to be extended up to an additional year, not to exceed a total appointment of 36 months.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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You will participate as a Temporary Park Ranger with the New England District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As a Park Ranger, you will present a variety of informal and formal programs including but not limited to:

  • Orientation talks, environmental education programs, and conducted walks using a variety of audio visual and other equipment used in connection with interpretive materials, e.g., projectors, cassettes and video equipment.
  • Greet and inform visitors and answer questions about park facilities and resources.
  • Direct visitors with problems, questions or complaints.
  • Educate visitors regarding rules, regulations and safety concerns to gain compliance.
  • Duties are performed on or off-site at location designated by the project manager, e.g., park amenities, remote locations, schools, etc.
  • Assist in the operation of special events.
  • Operations and maintenance activities related to natural resource management/environmental stewardship, e.g., wildlife habitat/food plots, trail and planting bed maintenance, natural resource surveys, etc.
  • Operations and maintenance relate to recreation management, e.g. beach maintenance, recreation area inspections and correction of noted deficiencies, etc.
  • Operations and maintenance related to flood risk management, e.g. obtaining and reporting water level readings and outflows, working on dam slopes, dam tower security checks, etc.
  • Assists with the administration of service contracts for grounds maintenance, trash removal/facility cleanup, park attendants, and vegetative management and law enforcement.
  • Works closely with volunteers regarding all above items.

Closes 01/22/2018

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$33,394 to $48,245 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 5.

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