Park Ranger – Direct Hire

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Department of the Army

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience or education requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience – Qualified candidates will describe in their resume at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 level in federal service with monitoring visitor activity and enforcing park rules and regulations. OR Education: Have completed the requirements for an undergraduate degree: Four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with twenty-four semester hours of related course work in natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archaeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of specialized experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education by 120. Add the two percentages. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Data Entry and Analysis Interpersonal Skills Natural Resource Management Oral Communication Teamwork
About the Position: This position is a TERM position note to exceed 13 months, extendable up to a maximum of 18 months. Direct Hire Authority for US Army Corps of Engineers Park Rangers to Meet Seasonal Critical Hiring Needs. As a Park Ranger you will work in recreation management, natural resources management, visitor assistance, and interpretation.