Park Guides - UT and AZ

  • National Park Service
  • Glen Canyon, UT, USA
  • Jun 07, 2018
Temporary Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

3 vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first 50 applicants.The announcement will remain open until either the quota of 50 applicants, or 06/19/2018is reached.All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 50 applicant limit.

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Responsibilities

Work involves giving talks, interpreting natural and historic features, answering questions, guiding tours, and providing miscellaneous services to visitors. Provides pre-established talks normally following a prescribed outline and requiring application of broad subject-matter knowledge of the features of interest peculiar to the site. Answers a wide variety of visitor questions. Provides a wide range of services to visitors, including assistance with lost articles, car trouble, and first aid; and provides information about weather conditions, highway routes, park and concessioner facilities, and prices.

Area Information: Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, in Page, Arizona is located on the Arizona-Utah border, 135 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona, the nearest larger community. Page looks out on beautiful Lake Powell which offers boating, associated water sports recreation and fishing. The surrounding land of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers beautiful red rock country for hiking and backcountry recreational activity. Page is centrally located to many other National Parks, such as the Grand Canyon, Zion, Arches and Canyonlands to name a few. Page offers normal community amenities such as shopping, medical and dental facilities, schools K-12 and college courses available through local Coconino Community College. The area enjoys typical high desert climate with temperatures ranging from 100+ in summer to mid-teens in winter with low humidity and sunshine most days of the year. Elevation in Page is 4300 feet above sea level. Home purchases and rentals are available in the area. http://www.pagelakepowelltourism.com

Dangling Rope District, UT: The district is a small, remote, in-park community of approximately 30 Park Service and concession employees during the summer months. The Dangling Rope Marina is a completely water based operation located approximately 1 hour uplake from Page, AZ and only accessible by boat. The Dangling Rope District also provides interpretation for Rainbow Bridge National Monument. The Dangling Rope developed area has a small marina with fuel, a small grocery and supply store and a housing area for Park Service and concession employees. Employees use government boats to travel to Page, AZ for days off, medical, shopping and other larger community amenities.

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Salary

$16 per hour Pay scale & grade GS 5