This position is a Park Ranger, GS- 0025-5 working in Boynton
Beach, FL, for the R4-Arthur R Marshall Loxahatchee NWR.
This is a term position expected to last 13 months but may be
extended up to a total of 4 years.
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As a Park Ranger your duties will include, but are not limited
to, the following:
- Drafts a variety of written materials including news releases,
articles, correspondence, and event flyers to increase
understanding of the Service mission, encourage attendance at or
assistance with a special event, explain the goals and objectives
of the refuge and its practices, or related issues.
- Provides orientation, interpretive, and regulatory information
relating to site specific regulations, hunting and fishing
programs, and other visitor activities.
- Assists with maintaining working relationships with Friends
organizations and other partners by attending a variety of events
and functions, giving informative talks, and asking for volunteer
or other assistance.
- Prepares monthly and yearly volunteer reports for review prior
to submittal. Assists in planning for and recognizing volunteers
through as events, meetings, and awards.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
0025 Park Ranger
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Individuals assigned male at birth after 12-31-59 must be
registered for Selective Service. To verify registration visit
- Resume and supporting documents (See How to Apply).
- Suitability for employment, as determined by background
- Driver's License: Selectees must possess and maintain a valid
State driver's license at all times during their tenure.
- Uniform: Official U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform is
Only experience and education obtained by 06/02/2021 will be
In order to qualify for this position you must possess the
Minimum Qualification [GS-5]
- One year of specialized experience comparable in scope and
responsibility equivalent to grade GS-4 in the Federal service.
Experience may include: developing and presenting a variety of
interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks,
and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences or
school groups. Initiates or assists with development or revision of
interpretive materials, such as brochures, guidebooks, handouts,
and exhibits. Operates a variety of audiovisual and other equipment
used in connection with interpretive programs, OR
- 4 year course of study above high school leading to a
bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours of related course work,
- A combination of education and experience as described in 1 and
2 above which together equals 100% of the requirement
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PROOF OF EDUCATION: All applicants who are using education or a
combination of education and experience to qualify must submit
copies of official or unofficial transcripts which include grades,
credit hours earned, major(s), grade point average or class
ranking, institution name, and student name. If any required
coursework is not easily recognizable on transcripts, or if you
believe a portion of a particular course can be credited toward
meeting an educational requirement, you must also provide a
memorandum on letterhead from the institution's registrar, dean, or
other appropriate official stating the percentage of the course
that should be considered to meet the requirement and the
equivalent number of units. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable;
however, if you are selected for the position, you will be required
to produce the original official transcripts.
PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate
course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your
claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class
standing or membership in an honor society.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is
considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school
has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study.
Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time
basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of
one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours)
should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of
full-time graduate study.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education. For further information,