Special Operating Hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014
The park will have special operating hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Please visit this link for more information: More »
Road Closures and Mass Transit options during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014
There will be road closures during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Mass transit will be required & all visitors will pass through a security checkpoint prior to entering Fort McHenry. Please visit this link for more information: More »
Park Rangers, Visitor Use Assistant, & Park Guide
Park Ranger, General, GS-0025
Park Ranger, Interpretation, GS-0025
Park Ranger, Protection, GS-0025
General Experience: is administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work which provided a familiarity with natural or cultural history, fish, or wildlife habitat characteristics, techniques of resource protection and use, recreational use of public lands and facilities, enforcement of laws, rules, or regulations, fire prevention and suppression, or the practice of interpersonal relations skills in dealing with the general public. Pertinent work experience in substantive and relevant aspects of secretarial, clerical, or trades and crafts is also qualified. Nonspecialized tasks and those of a routine nature, such as typing, filling, and maintaining records are not qualifying.
Specialized Experience (General and Interpretation Rangers): is work which demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform successfully, the duties of the position to be filled. Experience may have been in technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other park-related work.
Visitor Use Assistant, GS-0303
General Experience: Progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Applicants, who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, as indicated in the table, are not required by this standard to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements.
Park Guide, GS-0090
General Experience: Any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject are of the occupation.
Specialized Experience: Experience that involved oral presentation of historical, scientific, or program information to groups; or developing and/or revising technical, historical, or scientific information for oral presentation to groups.
The link below is access to the application forms,
Announcement periods vary year round, call supervisor for time periods. Follow directions in the vacancy announcement that is posted on USAJobs web site www.usajobs.opm.gov, under How/Where to Apply:
Student appointment applications should be directed directly to the supervisors.
For additional information call, Ceil Neugebauer at (410) 962-4290, x111.
Did You Know?
Each Fort McHenry Tattoo honors a distinguished person from the area, bestowing upon that individual the title "Honorary Colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard."