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Current Job openings:
Park Guide: GS-0090-5
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.
This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. The vacancy is also concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures under announcement number 1472405. Candidates who wish to be considered under both procedures MUST apply and submit complete application packages to both vacancies.
One position, this is a permanent full time position the primary purpose of which is to provide guide services to visitors. The work involves giving talks, interpreting natural and historic features, answering questions, guiding tours, and providing miscellaneous services to visitors at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Sulphur, Oklahoma.
DUTIES:Back to top Area information/housing information: Chickasaw National Recreation Area is located adjacent to the town of Sulphur, Oklahoma (population 6,000), 82 miles south of Oklahoma City and 140 miles north of Dallas, Texas. The towns of Ardmore and Ada, each with a population of about 25,000, are about 30 miles away. Springs, streams, and lakes in wooded and grassy hills typify the area. Elevation is 1,011 feet and the average annual rainfall is 38 inches. Summer temperatures sometimes exceed 100 degrees and winter temperatures of 20 degrees or lower are not uncommon. Both Sulphur and nearby Davis (population 3,000) have school systems with Kindergarten through Grade 12. Fully accredited colleges are available as close as 30 miles.
To apply go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/411720100