Park Ranger (Interpretation)

  • National Park Service
  • Flamingo, FL, USA
  • Aug 20, 2018
Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

9 vacancies in the following locations:


These positions are temporary, last no more than 6 months, and have no promotion potential; Hiring Managers may hire at any grade or at any location.

Interpretive Rangers develop and present educational programs including guided walks and presentations working with audiences in a variety of park settings. Likely Entry On Duty: November 2018

Open to the first 100 applicants. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the 08/24/2018 to be considered.

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Develop and present a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs)and demonstrations.

Develop programs using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model through topic research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques.

Provide informal interpretation and orientation for park guests in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field.

Perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals.

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.

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GS 5 Salary $17.01 per hour