Lewis & Clark Visitor Center Staff - Lewis & Clark Lake/ Gavin's Point Dam
ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Assist in staffing Lewis & Clark Visitor Center, including professionally representing the US Army Corps of Engineers by providing exceptionally high-quality customer service; opening and closing the facility; providing orientation, information, and interpretation to visitors; telling visitors about project activities; informing visitors of potential safety hazards; distributing maps and brochures as requested; operating a cash register and selling bookstore merchandise; accurately collecting and accounting for monies, and operating basic audio-visual equipment.
Rove trails and grounds to assist project visitors with orientation, information, and interpretation of the project; inform visitors of potential safety hazards; distribute maps and brochures as needed and pick up trash and litter deposited along the trails.
There is no monetary stipend for this position; there is a RV space with hook-ups provided located a 5-minute leisurely walk from the Visitor Center, which is our base operations for our Visitor Services team. Due to some federal fee collection as part of the job, a background check is required and will be covered by USACE .
SKILLS: Visitor Information
Ability to provide quality customer service; to communicate and interact effectively and respectfully with a great diversity of people; to disseminate general orientation and information; to learn about the cultural and natural history of the park; to read maps and provide directions; to collect and account for monies and operate a cash register; to deal effectively with high volume/high-stress situations. Standing for prolonged periods.
Position is available to volunteers who can provide 32 hours per week or 24 hours per week for a volunteer couple.
Start Date - 2023-05-01
End Date - 2023-09-30
Activities include: Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information
Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites;RV/Trailer Pads
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The Natural Resources Management Program delivers safe public access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.
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March 10, 2023
- Environmental Education
- Outdoor Recreation
- Water Recreation
- People 55+