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SER Lateral Reassignment Opportunity-Protection Ranger, GL-0025-09, Chickamauga & Chattanooga NMP, Oglethorpe, GA

Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park is seeking applicants interested in a non-competitive lateral reassignment to a full-time, permanent Protection Ranger, GL-0025-09, position. Incumbent will serve as a Law Enforcement (level 1) Commissioned Ranger responsible for performing law enforcement and emergency service duties including detection, investigation, apprehension, detention, and prosecution under provisions of applicable laws, rules, and regulations enacted to insure the protection and safe use of park resources; educates the public about the park's resources; performs boat patrol along the Tennessee River and Lookout Creek areas; provides emergency medical services, performs search and rescue and wildland firefighting.

The incumbent will serve as one of five permanent field law enforcement rangers working in the park. Work will be performed independently in a 9000+ acre federal park of concurrent jurisdiction that receives over one million visitors. Ranger staff responds to over 400 incidents per year.

Park Headquarters is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, located 10 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and centrally located to all major mid-south localities. Summers are hot and humid with average highs in the upper 80's; winters are mild with the highs in the mid-50's. Housing in the area is plentiful and reasonably priced. Government housing is not available. Cost of living is moderate. Public schools are easily accessible and include "Schools of Excellence". There is a variety of higher education institutions located near the park including community and 4 year colleges, as well as universities.

Interested applicants must title your submission “CHCH Protection Ranger Reassignment” and email the complete packet to Bridget Cheely at by April 29, 2017. Applications will only be accepted via e-mail.

Key Requirements:

  • Resume (please include all experience, training and/or education related to the position)
  • Current fire fighter incident qualification card
  • Copy of Level 1 law enforcement commission
  • Most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (non-award)
  • Most recent performance appraisal

For more information regarding the position: please email or contact Chief Ranger Todd Roeder at and/or 423-752-5213 x119.

Last updated: April 19, 2017

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