July 12, 2010 at 11:19 pm #105413
Information Assistant DUTIES: Major Duties and Responsibilities include
Greets visitors and answers the telephone. Provide routine information and answers many types of inquiries on all forest activities such as the whereabouts of key personnel and directions to facilities. Refers difficult, technical, or special questions to the appropriate staffs.
Provides answers to a wide variety of inquiries. Provides explanations of office functions, describing specific requirements, providing basic instructions, or a similar degree of detail. Inquiries received require evaluation to determine the most useful and appropriate information, to resolve inconsistencies in available information, or to provide alternatives. Consults electronic sources to answer questions or provide required information. Performs data entry and typing tasks as needed.
Monitors and maintains information desk, bulletin boards, operating materials and inventories. Obtains supplemental reference materials and handouts as available. Ensures safe and operational work environment, adequate supply levels, and appropriate distribution of time sensitive materials.
2010 If you want more information please contact Gerald Reponen, Assistant Recreation Officer, Los Angeles River Ranger District.
Phone: 818-899-1900 Ext. 228
E-Mail : [email protected]
The Los Angeles River Ranger District anticipates advertising for a GS-1001-05 Visitor Services Information Assistant. This is a permanent full time position with a duty station at the Chilao Visitor Center, La Canada, CA. This notification is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity and to determine interest. A referral list will be generated from this announcement shortly after August 06, 2010.
Visitor Service Duties: As a Visitor Services Information Assistant, the incumbent is responsible for performing routine visitor center operations duties including opening and closing the visitor center, updating weather and road condition reports, and operating the theatre program.
Maintains a supply of maps, handouts, and other publications to answer visitor questions resulting from phone inquiries, written requests, and walk-in visitors. Aids and assist in the preparation of informational material.
Serves as an agency liaison to other information centers, chamber of commerce, and tourism groups. Makes regular visits to public schools and other groups and makes suggestions and provides information for educational presentations.
If you want more information please contact Howard S. Okamoto, Recreation Officer, Los Angeles River Ranger District.
Phone: 818-899-1900 Ext. 229
E-Mail : [email protected]
TO APPLY: Once the vacancy announcement opens it will be posted on the USAJOBs website at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov. You will need to create an applicant profile and submit your application on-line thru AVUE Digital Service at the following website http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/usfs/applicant.html This web-based application provides individuals interested in employment opportunities with the Forest Service to apply for jobs. You can create and update Applicant Profiles, search for current vacancy announcements, create a job search profile, apply for jobs, and check the status of jobs for which they have applied. In order to be considered you must check the box for San Fernando in the section of the AVUE application where you are asked for job locations.
This position will be located at the Los Angeles River Ranger District, San Fernando California.
The District Office is located at 12371 North Little Tujunga Canyon Road, San Fernando, CA 91342 two miles north of the I-210 in the San Fernando Valley just north of the city of Los Angeles.
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