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Job opening: Supervisory Park Ranger (I)

Salary: $72 553 - 94 317 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The incumbent reports to the Superintendent and is responsible for the coordination, execution, management, and planning of the park's visitor services, interpretive and educational programming, conducted both at GRPO and through outreach activities. Must understand and assist the superintendent in the implementation of Tribal Self Governance Act Agreement with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa as it is a basic operating method.


The Incumbent will serve as a member of the park's Leadership Team and reports directly to the Park Superintendent. The incumbent has overall responsibility for the management, planning, administering, and evaluation of sound Interpretive, Education, Visitor Services programs, and Volunteer-In-Parks programs. The incumbent supervises permanent, temporary, intern, and volunteer staff. These positions will be responsible to manage and develop short- and long-term plans, direct, coordinate, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of park interpretive and education programs and provide visitor services. In addition, the position uses current natural, cultural, and recreational resources to develop relevant and engaging outreach and education program for diverse audiences. The position manages and directs operations for maximum program coverage, effectiveness, and short and long-term project accomplishment. The incumbent is responsible for setting and supporting standards of high-quality programs and interactions between staff and visitors, and promote team building and collaboration, both within the division and with other divisions. Through training and program development, the position helps support and provide meaningful opportunities for visitors to co-create interpretive experiences and build stewardship for park resources and meanings. The position finds ways to develop programs that meet the audience's particular needs, while still meeting the program's interpretive goals and themes.



All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-05/03/2024-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience. To qualify for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least (1) one year of specialized experience comparable to the GS-9 Federal level. Example of specialized experience could include serving as a full-performance interpreter or educator in an interpretive operation. Has experience with interpretive planning and coaching, establishing and nurturing partnerships with external entities, and providing leadership and support to a team of staff, interns, and/or volunteers. Oversee the development of cultural and natural resource programs, museum collections, and historic research. Develop interpretive plans and has experience in the development of interpretive media including brochures, exhibits and videos. Uses technology to advance program opportunities. You must include hours per week worked. -OR- EDUCATION: Successful completion of three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PhD or equivalent graduate degree in an accredited educational institution concentrated graduate education with major field of study in natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement, police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources, or course work in other appropriate fields that clearly provided the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance in the position of Park Ranger. You must include transcripts. - OR- Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first figure the percentage of experience. Then take the number of months of full time experience and divide by 12 months. Then figure the percentage of education. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. You must include transcripts. Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.


  • Address Grand Portage National Monument PO Box 426 170 Mile Creek Road Grand Portage, MN 55605 US
  • Name: MWR HR West Team
  • Phone: 402 661 1986
  • Email: [email protected]


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