Department of the Interior Seeking Wide
Variety of Personnel
White and blue collar jobs open.
The Department of the Interior is hiring in a wide variety of occupations. As of
this writing there are currently over 700 job openings throughout the nation.
The mission of The U.S. Department of the Interior is to protect America’s
natural resources and heritage and to honor our cultures and tribal communities.
The following are some of the most common current career openings with the
Department of the Interior
• Accountant GS-0510
• Park Ranger GS-0025
• Recreation Aid GS-0189
• Administrative Asst GS-0303
• Laborer WG-3502
• Motor Vehicle Operator WG-5703
Some Current Job Openings
. In a current opening the job is described as: "Planning and
conducting financial management studies that involve the analysis of
interrelated administrative processes; e.g., budgetary, financial, procurement,
and property management functions; recommending adaptation of established
procedures to eliminate problems or to improve the operations under study;"
. In a current opening the job is described as:"... respond to
emergency situations, including swift water rescue and administering first aid.
In addition, they participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and
maintaining recreation sites, monitoring condition of sites, natural and
cultural resources. "
In a current opening the job is described as: "...perform a
wide range of duties in support of the Bureau's recreation program: assisting in
inventories, evaluating visitor patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation
sites, briefing visitors and answering their questions, or conducting visitor
patrols on land and water, responding to emergency situations, and administering
In a current listing the job is described as:
"Provide employees with information and training on timekeeping systems and
timekeeping requirements; advise employees on leave and payroll questions and
concerns. Compose correspondence, documents, spreadsheets and reports in
addition to completing records and data management."
. In a current opening the job is described as: "Laborers perform
manual tasks involving little or no specialized skill or prior work experience.
Typical work includes grounds maintenance to include lawn mowing, trimming,
fertilizing, and watering. It also includes custodial duties to include laundry,
cleaning, stripping, waxing and buffing floors, vacuuming, removing stains,
washing walls and windows, collecting and discarding trash and debris."
Motor Vehicle Operator
In a current opening the job is described as:
"...operate gasoline or diesel powered vehicles over public and private roads
and to drive safely. They may haul cargo or passengers, or tow equipment;
operate a variety of motor vehicles up to 23,000 GVW; perform safety
Some of the pertinent qualifications for these jobs are as follows:
Accountant Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business
administration, finance, or public administration that included or was
supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to
6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting
and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be
interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")
Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in
accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level
education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge.
Park Ranger: At Grade 05, one year of specialized work experience equivalent to
at least GS-4 level. Examples of specialized experience may include collecting
and recording information on items such as water quality and sediment samples,
vegetation, exotic plant infestation, wildlife and fish populations, and erosion
control and site rehabilitation problems; conducting a radio dispatch operation,
providing communication service for operational activities in areas such as
emergency assistance, law enforcement, and firefighting support; and conducting
scheduled and special patrols of land and water areas.
Recreation Aide: At Grade 02 Recreation Aide - 3 months of general work
experience; OR High school graduation or equivalent. At Grade 03 Recreation Aide
- 6 months of general work experience; OR Successful completion of one year (45
quarter or 30 semester hours) of study above high school; OR A combination of
experience and education to meet total experience. At Grade 04 Recreation
Assistant - 6 months of general and 6 months of specialized work experience.
Administrative Assistant: To qualify for the GS-05, candidates must have one
year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in
the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience include: reception work,
timekeeping, travel, filing, and typing correspondence.
Laborers At level GS-02, follow general instructions to perform work that
requires moderately heavy physical effort to lift and move objects and may
involve a number of successive steps or processes. The work involves the use of
common hand tools and simple power equipment such as hatchets, hand saws,
clippers, buffers, grinders, screwdrivers, weed trimmers, low-pressure sprayers,
powered push lawn mowers, powered pavement vacuums, and wet vacuums or steam
cleaners. Laborers at this level have basic knowledge of routine maintenance
procedures for power equipment operated that include a visual check of the
equipment, limited lubrication, cleaning/replacing air filters, and refueling.
Motor Vehicle Operator: At level GS-06, motor vehicle operators must have
knowledge to make difficult judgments concerning loading and arranging cargo,
overhead and side clearances, the turning radius, braking distance, and the
distance to be maintained from other vehicles.
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