Park Rangers (Visitor Use)

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Colorado, USA
  • Nov 28, 2018
Full time Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

Seasonal - The actual dates of employment will vary depending on the position and duty location.

Many vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. 

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This position have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade.

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Responsibilities

NOTE: These are NOT Law Enforcement positions. 

Park Rangers (Visitor Use) 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. 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, 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. In some locations some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Hike Leaders). Duties for these positions focus on guiding a variety of age groups on interactive, interpretive hikes that explore the natural and cultural history of a geological formation, and "Table Rocks." Hike leaders develop educational displays, curriculum, and staff various educational events around the region. In some locations, some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Interpretative Center). Duties for these positions focus on interacting with a variety of age groups interpreting Center resources and presenting interpretive programs. Programs include orientation talks, interpretive programs, environmental education, conducted walks, demonstrations, and campfire programs. They develop and maintain interpretive materials and educational displays, and staff information desks.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 05 - 07 Salary $33,394 to $41,365 per year