The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is a destination for both locals and international visitors with its sweeping vistas, immense biological diversity, and unique cultural resources. With over 15 million visitors annually and over 80,000 acres of land, the GGNRA is the largest urban national park in the country.
This is a highly flexible position that will assist three different crews based out of the beautiful Marin Headlands. The primary duties will be to assist the Housing Manager in overseeing the daily needs of housing in historic Fort Cronkhite and Capehart. The position will also provide field and administrative support to the Roads and Volunteer-In-Parks program crews.
Most importantly, you will be part of a diverse team working with NPS staff, Interns, and Volunteers in helping to maintain housing units, historical structures and landscapes of the National Park.
Description of Duties
Support the Housing Manager and Residence Coordinators with a variety of tasks to help maintain and improve park housing;
Welcome and provide guidance for new tenants.
Prepare and deliver new tenant paperwork packets, organize and update housing paperwork.
Create and maintain inventories of furnishings and supplies, research products and develop purchase lists.
Check housing to ensure units are clean, stocked, and prepared for new occupancy.
Assist maintenance with refreshing housing units, removing abandoned property, and general grounds upkeep (mowing, vegetation removal, etc.).
Submit needed maintenance work orders and make service appointments.
Work alongside the Maintenance Roads and Grounds crews;
Assist with landscaping projects throughout the Marin Headlands including operation of a mower, string trimmer, and hand tools.
Perform research for equipment purchasing and other basic administrative tasks as needed.
Assist Volunteer Coordinator with facilitation of volunteer work projects and special events;
Provide leadership during volunteer work projects, work alongside volunteers to promote a sense of accomplishment and monitor safety. Projects include beach clean-ups, painting, landscaping, etc.
Participate in special events such as California Coastal Clean-up, Earth Day, and One Tam initiatives.
Work alongside people from diverse backgrounds that share a common interest in preserving and protecting our nation’s natural and cultural resources.
Learn the dynamics of managing and maintaining historical park housing units and landscapes.
Opportunity to build a strong professional network with staff and interns across multiple agencies and divisions.
Opportunity for professional development through trainings, workshops, and cross-program work days.
A uniform will be provided.
Dormitory style housing available.
Stipend of $45.00 per day with housing or $75.00 per day without housing.
Strong organizational, communication, and computer skills.
Experience working with people of varying backgrounds and ages and providing quality customer service.
Capable of following directions, working independently, resolving problems, and taking on a leadership role.
Experience working with Microsoft Office and Google Drive programs to organize, prepare, and present information.
Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to safely drive a variety of vehicles including a hybrid sedan and large pick-up trucks with a loaded bed.
Reliable transportation to the Marin Headlands.
Completed background check and Government PIV card preferred.
Bi-lingual skills are also a plus.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Ability to travel over uneven terrain and to lift, carry, and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to safely perform basic manual labor including mowing, trimming, cleaning, loading/unloading vehicles, and moving furniture.
Enjoy working in both an office setting and outside in various weather conditions while maintaining a positive attitude.
Desired Start Date: July 23, 2019 (flexible).
Work full-time 40 hours/week if in housing. Part-time OK if not in housing, 3-4 days a week.
This is a 3-6 month position with a possible extension up to a year.
Background check required if not already completed.
Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to Tracy_Neal@nps.gov. Contact Tracy Neal with questions or for more information (415) 289-1878.
We look forward to working with you!
The Parks Conservancy and National Park Service are committed to diversity in the workplace.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Other Description: Dormitory style housing available