Rio Grande National Forest
Divide Ranger District
Outreach Support Services Specialist GS-0342-05
9/1/2017 – 10/1/2017
The Divide Ranger District is outreaching for a seasonal 1039 Support Services Specialist GS-0342-05 positon located in Del Norte, Colorado.
This notification is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of this opportunity. If you are interested please fill out and submit the attached outreach along with a current resume.
The primary purpose of this position is to assist with the management and coordination of the clerical and administrative functions and provide support services including but not limited to budget, personnel actions, awards, in-processing, evaluations, training, travel, property management, records management and clerical support. Plans and organizes all tasks to accomplish workload in a timely fashion.
Maintains awareness of and communicates applicable laws, regulations, directives, and policies to unit. Disseminates administrative information to unit employees and serves as a liaison for administrative support that is provided by other units (e.g., national or regional service centers or regional office administration).
The ideal candidate for this position is:
· Positive, self-motivated, communicates well with others
· Very goal-driven and organized
· Someone keen to learn and use various types of program specific software
· A person who works well as part of a team and enjoys working on a variety of tasks
· Someone who incorporates safety in all aspects of work
About the Rio Grande National Forest:
The Rio Grande NF is 1.82 million acres located in southwestern Colorado. The Continental Divide runs for 236 miles along most of the western border of the Forest. The Forest presents a myriad of ecosystems, from the 7,600-ft. alpine desert floor to over 14,300-ft. Mountains in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness on the eastern side. The Forest surrounds the San Luis Valley, a large rural agricultural valley.
The Rio Grande NF includes all or parts of four Wilderness Areas (South San Juan, Weminuche, La Garita and Sangre de Cristo), the headwaters of the Rio Grande River and the moonscape wonder of the Wheeler Geologic Area, established by Theodore Roosevelt in 1911. For the outdoor enthusiast, the Rio Grande NF has recreation and adventure opportunities for the heartiest of souls. Whether walking, driving, or riding, the Rio Grande NF has something for everyone. The Rio Grande NF Supervisor's Office is located in Monte Vista, with District Offices in Saguache, La Jara and Del Norte.
Rio Grande Core Values: Respect, Trust, Service, Excellence, Safety and Tradition.
For Information about the position contact: Martha Williamson – (719) 657-3321
** SAN LUIS VALLEY **
Larger than the state of Rhode Island, the San Luis Valley (SLV) is the largest and highest agricultural alpine valley in the world. The Valley floor rests at 7600'. To the west of the SLV is the San Juan Mountains ecosystem, the headwaters of the Rio Grande River and the Continental Divide. To the east, the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, complete with multiple ``14'ers'', stand guard over this incredibly beautiful, very rural and isolated area. Denver is 4-hours north and Albuquerque is 4-hours south when you get the itch to experience some hustle and bustle (Durango, Pueblo, and Colorado Springs are 2-3 hours away). Long summer days in the 80's transition through a colorful and crisp fall, winters can be somewhat extreme, with