Park Ranger Job

Vacancy No. SWGJ17LRP0001943164D Department U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Salary $26,786.00 to $35,373.00 Grade 03 to 03
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/21/2017 Close Date 7/31/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Park Ranger

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Few vacancies in the following locations:

  • Cortland, OH
  • Deerfield, OH
  • Connellsville, PA
  • Ford City, PA
  • Hermitage, PA
** Additional Locations are listed below. **
Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 120 Days

Opened Friday 4/21/2017

Closes Monday 7/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $26,786.00 to $35,373.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


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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.

About the Positions:

The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively soliciting applications from U.S. Citizens who are seeking temporary employment during the Spring and/or Summer seasons. Start dates will be set between the months of March and July 2017; employment duration may be up to four (4) months.

The initial cut-off for referral consideration is April 28 2017; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Applications received after this date will be given consideration on a monthly basis, per the following cut-off date order:

  • April 28
  • May 12
  • May 26
  • Jun 9

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  • Positions will be filled at the GS-03 grade level. The grade offered will be based on HR review of your application package and responses to the occupational questionnaire. Positions do not provide promotion potential or offer career progression.
  • You must be at least 18 years old by your first official workday.
  • 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.
  • Duties

    As a Park Ranger, you will provide support to the Park Manager and/or higher graded Park Rangers in carrying out various technical and administrative duties inherent in operating a flood control multi-use lake project. Major duties support operation and maintenance of the flood control facilities, support recreational activities available to public, and support protection and preservation of natural resources.

    • Assists visitors with problems such as camping, swimming, picnicking, boating, hiking etc.
    • Provides information in the form of talks to visitors on the area.
    • Promotes good public relations by responding courteously to inquiries concerning accommodations, roads, fishing grounds, camping sites, flora and fauna, historical features-of the area, etc.
    • Reports misuse of properties or facilities, unsanitary conditions, public nuisances, etc. to supervisor and/or local police.
    • Performs various light maintenance tasks, as required in Resource Management Programs:
      • Planting and/or watering trees, planting ground cover in eroded areas;
      • Building and installing signs;
      • Moving and cleaning tables;
      • Patrolling camp sites by removing debris, picking up litter and cleaning fire rings;
      • Occasionally working as part of a crew engaged in project maintenance activities such as building trails.

    Physical Demands & Working Conditions

    Work is performed both in and outdoors which can expose you to the usual climate extremes. You must wear a prescribed uniform and maintain a neat, clean, and orderly appearance; as well as meet and deal with visitors in a friendly, courteous, and tactful manner. You must be able to walk, climb, and carry equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds (assistance will be available for heavier items). Outdoor work may expose you to bee stings and insect and/or snake bites, as well as the usual danger of working with power tools while performing maintenance duties. You must wear appropriate safety gloves and protective clothing, as required.

    Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • No
    Job Requirements
    Additional Information
    • Additional Duty Location Info

      Additional Duty Location Info

      Few vacancies in the following locations

      • Cortland, OH
      • Deerfield, OH
      • Connellsville, PA
      • Ford City, PA
      • Hermitage, PA
      • Saegertown, PA
      • Slickville, PA
      • Tionesta, PA
      • Warren, PA
      • Wilcox, PA
    How to Apply
    Required Documents

    Department of the Army

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


    Central Resume Processing Center
    Phone: (000)000-0000


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    Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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