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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.
This is a permanent, full time, Seasonal position. Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work of less than 12 months each year. Seasonal employees are permanent employees who are placed in non-duty/non-pay status and recalled to duty in accordance with pre-established conditions of employment.
About the Position:
This position will be for a Park Ranger within the Huntington, WV District with the Operations and Readiness Division. Several locations are included. The initial cut-off for referral consideration is April 10, 2017; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Afterward, referrals will be pulled as vacancies occur. You are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are in your application package the time of submission.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
If selected and not currently residing in the local commuting area of the position's duty location, you must be willing to relocate to the commuting area within 30 days of accepting the tentative job offer. Relocation costs will not be paid or reimbursed. Employer-sponsored housing is not available and will not be authorized.
- Advise visitors concerning safety, fire prevention, and proper and authorized use of recreational facilities.
- Develop and conduct interpretive talks and guided tour programs.
- Inspect facilities and check for compliance with rules and regulations.
- Collect cash receipts (user fees) and deposits in a designated depository.
- Prepare displays for posting on project bulletin boards.
- Conduct on-foot and motorized patrols of project land and water ways.
- Investigate stream pollution due to logging, mining and manufacturing processes, etc.