Park Ranger Visitor Use

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Merlin, OR, USA
  • Oct 16, 2020
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Job Description

Summary

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

We expect to fill many vacancies.

This is a temporary appointment. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status and will be for a period not-to-exceed 1039 hours in a service year.

NOTE: These are not Law Enforcement positions.

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Responsibilities

  • Park Rangers (Visitor Use) support the Bureau's recreation program.
  • Duties focus on assisting in the performance of day-to-day operations at a visitor center or customer use area that provide facilities such as campgrounds, picnic areas, trails, and/or other specialized recreational opportunities.
  • They work with the public to provide and explain information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections, and ensure facilities and customer use areas are free of visible safety hazards.
  • 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.
  • They may aid higher level employees in ensuring protection of property from natural depredation.
  • They may collect fees, assist with general facility maintenance, staff information desks, or give talks and lead nature hikes. If leading hikes, duties include guiding a variety of age groups on interactive, interpretive hikes.
  • If giving talks, duties include 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 may develop and maintain interpretive materials and educational displays.
  • Newport, OR positions are at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area (YHONA). These Park Rangers work holidays, weekends, and varied shifts with morning shifts beginning before dawn and evening shifts ending after sunset.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 6 - 7 Salary $38,921 to $56,222 per year