Park Ranger (OHV)

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Salem, OR, USA
  • Nov 18, 2018
Temporary Communication - Public Outreach Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness

Job Description

Summary

Physical Demands/Work Environment: Work may take place in extremely remote areas and may require primitive camping for upwards of two weeks in duration. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone or with other people, during the early morning, day or night.

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Responsibilities

NOTE: These are not Law Enforcement positions. 

Park Rangers (Off-Highway-Vehicle) support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. Work may take place in extremely remote environments and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. Off-Highway-Vehicle Rangers (OHV Rangers) greet riders, provide visitor information and education concerning responsible OHV use on public lands, monitor for compliance with BLM travel plan rules and regulations, monitor for resource damage to road/trail sign installation, trail maintenance, and monitor visitor safety and offer aid in emergencies. As non-commissioned (non-law enforcement) personnel, Trail Rangers must possess excellent public relations skills. Additional duties include assisting Recreation staff with Wilderness Study Area and dispersed recreation site management.

Candidates need to be available from April to September and willing to work weekends and holidays. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, and stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 07 Salary $43,932 to $57,110 per year