This position is part of the R6-Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. As a Park Ranger you will be responsible for assisting with the operations of the refuge's visitor services program.
Develops and presents a variety of interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks, and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences or school groups. Initiates or assists with development or revision of interpretive materials, such as brochures, guidebooks, handouts, and exhibits.
Assists with recruitment and training of candidates for a volunteer program and assists in developing volunteer work projects and schedules for visitor services. May assist in developing and scheduling work projects for program areas outside of visitor services.
Assists with the management of wildlife-dependent recreation opportunities such as hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, environmental education and/or interpretation as described in the Refuge Improvement Act of 1997 and with secondary recreational uses such as camping, and horseback riding in support of one or more of the primary uses.
Prepares and conducts on- and off-site environmental education programs for a variety of audiences. Initiates or assists with development or revision of environmental education materials.
Communicates effectively with visitors and staff by writing or through interpretive activities that aid in implementing the refuge's outreach program.
May operate passenger vehicles and light trucks, off-road vehicles such as all terrain vehicles and snow machines, and small watercraft.
TEMPORARY 1039: This is a full-time temporary position not-to-exceed 1 year that will total less than 1040 hours (6 months), excluding overtime in a service year. The service year is the calendar year that begins on the date of the employee's initial appointment in the agency.
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