BLM has three summer recreation jobs with Anchorage Field Office


February 7, 2011


Deadline: Feb 18, 2011

 

NOTE: Click on job titles for direct link to USAJobs website. IF links do not work, applicants can search by location, job title, and grade on the USAJobs website - http://www.usajobs.gov/

Travel to duty station and local housing are the responsibility of the successful applicant, no government housing is available.

 

GS-6 Recreation Crew Leader

Approx. $ 18.50/hr

Minimum Qualifications:
1) A combination of education and experience to include: a Bachelor of Science degree in a Natural Resource-related field and at least 12 months of related experience at the GS-5 level or one year of graduate study.
2) A combination of general and specialized work experience that demonstrates independent initiative and ability to organize and plan work with little supervision.

Position Description:
Anchorage-based trail maintenance and construction on 12+ miles of a highly-used, non-motorized, multiple use trail system. Trail work to include: use of hand and power tools, OHV/equipment operation, carpentry and construction, supervision of 9 youth trail crew members for 5+ weeks, roving trail patrols, routine and professional public contacts on trails and at trailheads, information sign and kiosk maintenance. Moose, brown and black bear wild animal training and public safety information dissemination on trails and at trailheads. Lead large Anchorage-based volunteer work events (30-70 volunteers) and facilitate preparations. Remote field work would occur along the Iditarod National Historic Trail in western interior Alaska and nearby village as well as Nome and Unalakleet. Remote field work may include: trail brushing, trail marking, cabin maintenance, cabin reconstruction, trail marker/sign maintenance. Such work requires aviation access and related training via fixed wing and helicopter. Strong field work, carpentry, trails, and construction experience a plus.

GS-5 Park Ranger

Approx. $ 16.50/hr

Minimum Qualifications:
1) A combination of education and experience to include: at least 2-4 years of study in a Natural Resource-related field and some related work experience.

Position Description:
Anchorage-based trail maintenance and construction on 12+ miles of a highly-used, non-motorized, multiple use trail system. Trail work would include: use of hand and power tools, OHV/equipment operation, carpentry and construction, oversee project work of a youth trail crew for 5+ weeks, roving trail patrols, routine and professional public contacts on trails and at trailheads, information sign and kiosk maintenance. Moose, brown and black bear wild animal training and public safety information dissemination on trails and at trailheads. Assist with large Anchorage-based volunteer work events (30-70 volunteers) and assist with all preparations. Remote field work would occur along the Iditarod National Historic Trail in western interior Alaska and nearby villages as well as near Nome and Unalakleet. Remote field work may include: trail brushing, trail marking, cabin maintenance, cabin reconstruction, trail marker/sign maintenance, campground maintenance. Such work requires aviation access and related training via fixed wing and helicopter. A Strong field work, carpentry, trails, and construction knowledge a plus.

GS-3 Park Ranger

Approx. $ 13.50/hr

Minimum Qualifications:
1) A combination of education and experience to include: at least 1-2 years of study in a Natural Resource-related field and some related work experience.

Position Description:
Assist with Anchorage-based trail maintenance. Trail work would include: use of hand and power tools, OHV/equipment operation, carpentry and construction, conduct roving trail patrols, routine and professional public contacts on trails and at trailheads, information sign and kiosk maintenance. Moose, brown and black bear wild animal training and public safety information dissemination on trails and at trailheads. Assist with large Anchorage-based volunteer work events (30-70 volunteers) and assist with all preparations. There is a possibility of some remote field work. Weekend roving trail patrols and public information dissemination of high importance. Previous customer service experience a plus.

If for some reason the links do not work, applicants can search by series, title, grade, and location on the USAJobs Site: http://www.usajobs.gov/

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