Develop and present interpretive programs to the visiting public in a variety of formats including guided nature walks, evening programs and informal ranger talks; staff a busy visitor center desk, imparting park and area information and regulations; plan trips and answer a wide variety of questions; sell tour tickets and issue permits; patrol trails, provide roving interpretation; assist search and rescue.
Patrol backcountry for resource protection management and visitor contact, 75%; provide roving interpretation of park resources, 10%; assist in resource management projects, 10%; assist staff in front country patrol, emergency medical incidents, search and rescue, crowd control, 5%.
Patrol areas where elk commonly feed, contact visitors to answer questions and provide information, 30%; assist researchers locate elk and bears via radio telemetry 40%; assist with trail and stream patrol, boundary marking, exotic wild hog control, and black bear management, 10%; assist researchers locate elk via radio telemetry, 10%; assist with search and rescue activities, 10%.
Control exotic plants, 35%; restore the ecology of subalpine meadows, 25%; rove meadows and educate the public about human impacts, 25%; training and orientation, 10%; propagate native plants, 5%.
Assist with park-wide revegetation program with particular focus on the nursery production of native plants; collect seeds and cuttings; control invasive plants control; provide plant care including watering, fertilizing, transplanting, weeding and outplanting; lead and work with volunteers during many activities; provide facility maintenance and assist other Park Service Divisions (occasionally).
Provide river information and trip planning assistance at visitor center, 40%; contact and educate visitors on the Namekagon and upper St. Croix rivers by canoe, kayak or vehicle, 20%; develop, present or assist with formal presentations and educational, 20%; staff special events, maintain bulletin boards and perform other interpretive tasks, 20%.
Staff visitor centers and provide information and orientation to the public; research, prepare and present formal thematic interpretive programs, guided walks, and hikes to the visiting public with the goal of providing opportunities for increasing the knowledge and appreciation of Olympic National Park including flora, fauna, geology, history, recreational opportunities and resource management concerns; provide essential wildlife education and logistical information pertaining to the Olympic Wilderness and popular day hikes; work with a variety of Park partners and other team members; assist with special projects such as environmental education events, assist with all types of park correspondence (telephone, letters, and email).
Perform resource management and assist with backcountry patrol and trail clearing, 10%; operate ranger station, provide visitor information and assistance, issue fishing and backcountry permits, 60%; assist with frontcountry patrol operations wildlife jams and emergencies, care and feeding of the subdistrict's livestock and participate in area and parkwide training, 30%.
Assist park biologists in reducing human and black bear conflicts by detecting and mitigating the availability of human food in campgrounds, parking lots and lodging areas; take incident reports related to damage caused by bears and enter such data into computer files; work with biologists to develop programs to reduce bear access to human food; assist in capture, immobilization, tagging and relocation of bears; collect data from captured bears; assist with other wildlife management programs.