Great Basin National Park is seeking qualified candidates for a lateral reassignment to a full-time GS-9 protection ranger position.
This is a required occupancy position. National Registry EMT certification and a Level l commission are required. Duties will include the full range of LE, EMS, SAR, wildland and structural fire and supervision of three to four seasonal backcountry and protection positions.
Great Basin National Park is an isolated park located in east central Nevada near the Utah border. It includes the former Lehman Caves National Monument. The developed area includes four campgrounds, two visitor centers and numerous trailheads. Park elevation ranges from 6825’ to 13,063’. Summer temperatures may reach 100 degrees and winter temperatures may reach -10 degrees. Though the park is located in the middle of the Great Basin Desert, it is a mountain park with beautiful streams, lakes and ancient bristlecone pine groves.
Baker is the nearest town, with a population of 100. Ely, Nevada, is 61 miles away and offers a wider array of amenities. The park is located approximately two hours driving time from Cedar City, Utah, and four hours driving time from Salt Lake City, Utah.
Interested individuals should submit a resume, copy of their latest performance appraisal and current SF-50 by close of business February 4th to: Great Basin National Park, 100 Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV 89311, Attn: T. Henderson, Chief Ranger or Amy Williams, Human Resource Assistant. Contact Chief Ranger Tammie Henderson at 775-234-7580 or Tammie_Henderson@nps.gov for more information on the position.