Park Ranger (River Patrol) – BLMJob Type(s): Programs / Services
Salary: $16.27 – $20.15
Deadline: December 13, 2019 12:00 am
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BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to serve as a seasonal PARK RANGER (RIVER PATROL) for the Western Montana District Office, Dillon Field Office, Duty Station: Ennis, Montana.
This is a temporary appointment, not to exceed 1039 hours (6 months). 2020 Summer season – generally from April/May-October/November.
IMPORTANT: Park Rangers (River Patrol) must be able to row a raft in whitewater rapids rated on the International Scale from Class III to IV; swim in swift water to perform rescues; raft to remote recreation sites; and operate an oar powered raft in up to Class IV white water rapids on the International Scale.
Park Rangers support the Bureau’s recreation program. Duties for this position include working with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance and safety inspections and to conduct river patrols; and responding to emergency situations, including swift river rescue, and administering first aid. Additional duties may include, but are not limited to, evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. Work may take place in extremely remote environments and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration.
The work is performed outdoors in rivers with up to Class IV rated white water rapids, and on rugged terrain to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.