Park Rangers

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Grand Junction, CO, USA
  • Nov 29, 2018
Seasonal Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Cultural Resources Environmental Education - Interpretation Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness

Job Description

Locations

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

Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements; positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions 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 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.  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 04 - 05 Salary $29,847 to $33,394 per year