Park Ranger

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Fort Stanton, New Mexico, USA
  • May 10, 2019
Seasonal Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Law Enforcement Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness Parks

Job Description

Open & closing dates: 05/10/2019 to 05/20/2019.  This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

Seasonal - This is a Temporary Not-to-Exceed 1039 Hours Appointment.

Summary

Explore a new career with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - where our people are our greatest natural resource. 

For additional information about the BLM, visit Our website. This position is located in Fort Stanton, New Mexico. Information about Fort Stanton and the Fort Stanton are can be found at Fort Stanton.

This position is temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months.

This announcement is set to close upon receipt of the first 100 applicants.

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Responsibilities

  • Present a positive image of the agency by assisting customers in a courteous, profession, and friendly manner.
  • Assist in patrolling trails and recreation areas to include: inspecting facilities; aiding in ensuring compliance with rules and regulations pertaining to parking, campfires, noise level, sanitation, and safety.
  • Provide customer service and assistance in helping to run the Visitor's Center, to include collecting fees, advising visitors concerning safety, fire prevention, amenities available, and proper and authorized use of recreation facilities.
  • Conduct interpretive talks and guided tour programs consisting of 1) a range of presentations that can be presented on short notice, and 2) unique, seasonal or one-time only programs for special occasions.
  • Input recreational data into automated systems for the generation of reports.
  • Perform routine facility maintenance.
  • Install and maintain signage and counters on public lands, such as off road vehicle, portal, boundary, directional road and trail, and interpretive signing, utilizing various tools such as shovels, level, hammer, pliers, post pounder, etc.
  • Carry heavy backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads to ensure equipment and tools are readily available.

Physical Demands: The work is performed mostly outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces. The position requires physical exertion such as, but not limited to, driving over unpaved roads, walking over rough terrain or inclines, standing for long periods of time, bending, crouching and stooping, digging, hiking, lifting, biking, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Work may involve early morning hours, night hours, or daytime hours and may require working on holidays. It can require carrying heavy backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads.

Work Environment: Most work will be performed out of doors, in all types of weather conditions, terrain, and elevations. Work may take place in an extremely remote environment and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. Indoor duties are performed in a normal office setting.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 04 Salary $30,344 to $39,442 per year