Park Ranger Interpretation Language Job

Vacancy No. NS-1618-SER-22-11373839-DE Department National Park Service
Salary $17.31 to $27.87 Grade 5 to 7
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/1/2022 Close Date 9/30/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
BRIDGEPORT, ALCHEROKEE, ALDAVISTON, ALFORT PAYNE, AL
HAYNEVILLE, ALTALLAPOOSA COUNTYTUSKEGEE, ALTUSKEGEE INSTITUTE, AL
CYPRESS, FLMIAMI, FLBRADENTON, FLEVERGLADES CITY, FL
GULF BREEZE, FLHOMESTEAD, FLHOMESTEAD, FLJACKSONVILLE, FL
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLKEY LARGO, FLKEY WEST, FLMIAMI, FL
MIAMI, FLOCHOPEE, FLGONZALEZ, FLGULF BREEZE, FL
SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLSAINT AUGUSTINE, FLTALLAHASSEE, FLTITUSVILLE, FL
ANDERSONVILLE, GAATLANTA, GAFORT OGLETHORPE, GAKENNESAW, GA
MACON, GAMARIETTA, GAPLAINS, GASAINT MARYS, GA
SAINT SIMONS ISLAND, GAATLANTA, GASAVANNAH, GASAVANNAH, GA
NICHOLLS, GABELL COUNTYHODGENVILLE, KYMAMMOTH CAVE, KY
MIDDLESBORO, KYNANCY, KYNICHOLASVILLE, KYSTEARNS, KY
BARATARIA, LACHALMETTE, LAEUNICE, LALAFAYETTE, LA
MARRERO, LANATCHEZ, LANATCHITOCHES, LANEW ORLEANS, LA
THIBODAUX, LACORINTH, MSFRANKLIN COUNTYKOSCIUSKO, MS
MANTEE, MSNATCHEZ, MSOCEAN SPRINGS, MSPORT GIBSON, MS
RIDGELAND, MSTUPELO, MSVICKSBURG, MSALLEGHANY COUNTY
ASHE COUNTYASHEVILLE, NCBRYSON CITY, NCBURKE COUNTY
BUXTON, NCCHEROKEE, NCCURRIE, NCFLAT ROCK, NC
GREENSBORO, NCHARKERS ISLAND, NCJACKSON, NCKILL DEVIL HILLS, NC
MANTEO, NCMITCHELL COUNTYNAGS HEAD, NCOCRACOKE, NC
FRANKLIN, NCWATAUGA COUNTYWAYNESVILLE, NCYANCEY COUNTY
SAN JUAN, PRBEAUFORT, SCBLACKSBURG, SCCOLUMBIA, SC
GAFFNEY, SCHOPKINS, SCMOUNT PLEASANT, SCNINETY SIX, SC
SULLIVANS ISLAND, SCCOSBY, TNCROSSVILLE, TNDOVER, TN
GATLINBURG, TNGREENEVILLE, TNHELENWOOD, TNHOHENWALD, TN
MURFREESBORO, TNOAK RIDGE, TNONEIDA, TNRUGBY, TN
SHILOH, TNSTEWART, TNTOWNSEND, TNWARTBURG, TN
AMHERST, VAAUGUSTA COUNTYBEDFORD, VABIG ISLAND, VA
CARROLL COUNTYFLOYD, VAROANOKE, VAROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
VESUVIUS, VAST JOHN, VI

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Summary

Interpretive Rangers develop and present educational programs including guided walks and presentations working with audiences in a variety of park settings.

Likely entry on duty: March-December 2022.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on 09/30/2022 to be considered.

Click here for the OPM Salaries and Wages to calculate locality pay.

For more park(s) information, select "Learn more about this agency" below:

Overview
  • Accepting applications
This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.

Clarification from the agency

This announcement is for the Southeast Region. Please refer to "Learn more about this agency" for regions/parks/locations for this announcement. **This is an open continuous announcement, for more information look in the "Next Steps" section.**

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses provided in the Assessment Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation, you will be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score will be adjusted accordingly. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you can lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions can affect your rating.

Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veterans' preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service connected disability of at least 10-percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories:

  • Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
  • Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job.
  • Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.
Note: Only candidates in the Best Qualified category within each cutoff period for this announcement will be referred.

You will be evaluated on the following competencies:
  • Customer Service (Clerical/Technical)
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Interpretation
  • Technology Application

Overview
  • Accepting applications

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