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NPS Seasonal Employment Opportunities Announced

Wright Brothers National Memorial

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The National Park Service, Outer Banks Group in North Carolina (Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site) is recruiting for many 2006 temporary summer seasonal positions. Most positions are filled from April through October. Lifeguards work from May through September.
Vacancy announcements and some application materials may be obtained online at; by visiting the Outer Banks Group Headquarters Building, 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC; or by calling the Outer Banks Group Jobs Hotline at 252-473-2111 x243 and leaving a message.
Current salary rates are: GS-4 ($11.81/hr); GS-5 ($13.21/hour); GS-7 ($15.85/hr); WG-3 ($12.32/hr); and WG-5 ($15.01/hour). Salaries will be adjusted in 2006.
Positions to be filled are: 15 Recreation Assistant-Ocean Lifeguards, GS-4 and GS-5 (Nags Head, Buxton, and Ocracoke, NC); 20 Visitor Use Assistants-Fee Collectors, GS-4 and GS-5, (Nags Head, Buxton, Kill Devil Hills, and Ocracoke, NC); 21 Park Rangers Interpretation, GS-5 and GS-7 (Manteo, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Buxton, and Ocracoke, NC); 2 Forestry Technicians, GS-4 (Buxton); 8 Laborers, WG-3 (Manteo, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, and Buxton, NC); and 5 Maintenance Workers, WG-5 (Nags Head, Buxton, Ocracoke, NC).
There are some changes in application procedures this year so please read each announcement carefully. Visitor Use Assistant and Park Ranger applications must be submitted online at or Laborer, Maintenance Worker, Forestry Technician, and Lifeguard applications must be sent via regular mail.


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