Anchorage Field Office hiring Recreation Assistants for volunteer work events

February 11, 2010

Deadline: February 22, 2010

USAJobs Announcement Number: BLMAK-10-310212-JO
Position: GS-0189-06 Recreation Assistants (2) Duty Station: Anchorage Field
Office, located at Campbell Tract Facility in Anchorage, AK.
Government Housing: None
Announcement Closes: February 22 11:59 Eastern Standard Time / 7:59 Alaska

Oversees large Anchorage volunteer work events (30-70 volunteers) and
associated preparations, Anchorage trail maintenance and construction on
12+ trail miles, OHV/equipment operation, hand tools, power tools, basic
carpentry, supervise 5-9 youth trail crew members, roving trail patrols,
many public contacts on trails and at trailheads. REMOTE field work to occur
along the Iditarod National Historic Trail in western interior Alaska and
nearby villages (trail brushing, trail marking, cabin maintenance, trail
marker/sign maintenance). Field work requires aviation access(fixed wing and
helicopter). Strong field work, carpentry, and construction experience
desired. Participates in a variety of field inventories in support of the
outdoor recreation program. Collects field data to determine compliance with
wilderness and recreation plans, wilderness suitability, resource damage,
recreation potential, requested use permits, impact of proposed resource
plans, and current recreation usage. Researches literature, plans,
regulations to gather information on recreational issues. Compiles and
summarizes data for surveys. Enters data into computer system and runs
standard programs to check data from surveys. Enters data into GIS system
including GPS data and produces map products. Conducts on-site surveillance
of contractor or agency crews engaged in facilities and trail maintenance to
determine compliance with contract or instructions. Issues routine special
use permits. Requires the use of motor vehicles; in most cases this will be
a four-wheel drive vehicle or ATV.
Provides detailed information to public on recreation opportunities.
Performs other required duties as assigned.

Jorjena Daly
Outdoor Recreation Planner
Bureau of Land Management
Anchorage Field Office
4700 BLM Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
907-267-1317 office
907-267-1267 fax

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