Park Rangers (Interpretation) Education

  • National Park Service
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Newton canyon, Newbury Park, CA, USA
  • Aug 20, 2018
Temporary Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

Summary

These positions are located in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, in the Division of Interpretation, Education and Outreach Office.

Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Anticipated Entry on Duty: October 2018.

Open to the first 50 applicants or until 08/24/2018 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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Responsibilities

  • Provides prepared orientation, information and directions, and answers questions to customers from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Present talks and lead tours providing general information relating to the historical themes of the park.
  • Present programs to children and assist teachers with their visit.
  • Responds in writing to customers' inquiries for information, direction and/or guidance.
  • Writes letters, reports, program/presentation outlines, or other documents for information purposes.
  • Drafts bulletins, brochures, or articles for eventual publication.
  • Assist in making interpretive products (such as preparing labels or signs) for natural, historical, or cultural programs, publications or exhibits.
  • Utilize interpretive techniques (such as metaphors, storytelling, analogies) suggested by others to facilitate intellectual and/or emotional connections between audiences' interests and their surroundings.
  • Present pre-established interpretive programs.
  • Provide prepared orientation, information and directions and answer visitor questions.
  • Foster good relations with patrons and maintain order.
  • Provide facilitation and partnership building through community outreach to a variety of partner organizations (federal, local, state and private entities).
  • Operate audiovisual and electronic equipment (e.g., film projectors, DVD players, computers, etc.) to provide area information to visitors. Operate computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheet or database.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 5 Salary $37,793 to $37,793 per year