Park Service Jobs – Supervisory Park Ranger

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Job Description:

This position is located in Independence National Historical Park.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, and providing overall leadership for a staff of 5 front line supervisors and up to 70 permanent interpreters, 20 seasonal interpreters and interns and Volunteers-in-Park.
  • Formulate and execute long- and short-range plans of interpretive activities.
  • Serve as the Operations Supervisor in Interpretation and Education responsible for all visitor services provided in all park buildings/areas open to the visiting public.
  • Ensure equal opportunity in the selection of employees for training, promotions, awards and recognition, and other career development opportunities.
  • Provide input into and review the design of exhibits, waysides, publications, social media, and audiovisual programs to determine their interpretive impact/value/priority.
  • Evaluate interpretive ideas presented by others, both NPS and non-NPS, and make recommendations on their appropriateness and/or feasibility of implementation.
  • Work with supervisors to help staff develop programming, revise outlines, and develop social media posts and other activities to engage visitors.
  • Plan for and manage all hiring of permanent interpreters and seasonal staff (using multiple hiring authorities).
  • Assist the Deputy Division Chief, Education Specialist, and Interpretive Specialists in developing divisional/Branch interpretive projects and annual goals and in achieving those goals.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all interpretive programming and activities and ensures that all duty stations, advertised programs, and special attention requests or events are adequately covered and staffed.

Job Requirements:

  • Must meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal civilian employees applying for reinstatement.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

Job Details:

Company: National Park Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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