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Recruitment Number 213054 - Temporary Employment in Manoa to Kahala, Oahu Only.

A. Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits afforded to an employee in a permanent position with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.

B. A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Duties Summary:

Perform activities to interpret the natural and cultural resources of State parks for park users and the community. The work involves gathering information in order to present interpretive talks and activities (e.g., storytelling, field trips/tours, craft demonstrations, etc.) about the natural/cultural resources of the park and preparing written material (e.g., activity sheets, informational handouts) and displays to facilitate/enhance interpretive presentations.

The incumbent is also responsible for providing information on park rules, park hazards and safety concerns, recreational opportunities, etc.; monitoring and reporting changes in the condition of park resources; coordinating work with volunteers on park projects and activities; performing general clerical duties such as maintaining records and supplies and distributing brochures and other printed material; and performing other related duties as assigned.

The current position requires the ability to work on weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

General Experience: One year of progressively responsible work experience which required the ability to read and comprehend written material; follow oral and written instructions; write clearly and concisely; and exercise a high degree of verbal skill.

Information/Education Experience: One year of responsible work experience in a program of information and/or education. The experience must have involved participation in activities that required knowledge of practical information/education methods and techniques, and involved gathering information and preparing written materials to be used for presentations and conducting educational or informational talks or tours.

Resource Management Experience: In addition to the experience described above, either concurrently or separately, applicants must have work experience which provided knowledge of natural/cultural resource management practices and techniques and demonstrated the ability to perform natural/cultural resource management activities such as construction and maintenance of trails or access roads; construction and maintenance of forest facilities, fences, animal pens, etc.; protection of natural resources against animals, disease, fires, etc.; or propagation of and/or caring for native plants and animals.

This experience may have been acquired while serving in a position on a paid or volunteer basis and which may have been either a full-time or part-time job.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

License: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license.

Work Environment: Positions may involve working in outdoor conditions within semi-developed park areas with minimal facilities. Much of the work is conducted in an outdoor setting which may involve walking/hiking over uneven, steep rugged terrain for an extended amount of time while carrying up to 50 pounds, working in adverse weather conditions or in inclement weather, and camping and working in remote and rugged areas.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements . To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE .


Other Information:

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

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