People who work in national parks around the world have different duties and jobs but there are some major ones you might want to know about when visiting or looking to work in that field of area. They are responsible for the protection of the parks, daily operations and safety. Let’s take a look at jobs you can apply for in national parks if you have the right qualifications.
Park rangers usually are responsible with daily operations and they take care of any problems occurred during the visits and closed times. When people book visits for educational or any sort of programs, rangers assist with additional help for disabled people, help visitors if they do not find the right paths and even have to help with guiding during the tours. If you are in a national park and are looking to find a park ranger, you might need to go the visitors’ help stations because no matter the national park and their facilities, that is where they are usually stationed.
It does not matter if national parks have all different features and built facilities, park ranger’s duties are:
– To provide educational programs for visitors
– To provide orientations chats with guests and interpret it in a formal/informal sort
– To provide historical information about the national park
A guide is a uniformed and employed person who works for a national park and has to know a lot of information about the history of the park, birds and animals’ species and cultural fields involved with the park.
Park guide’s job involves:
– Helping to decide on new projects and programs for the national park
– Working to help the visitors
– Constructing new trails or rebuilding if needed, and making access to reach new areas for sightseeing
– Making sure everything is secured and everyone is safe.
Physical Science Technician
Technicians help to collect and gather information that includes physical science. They make analysis and interpretations from the statistics got from the national park’s inspections. Every detail is very important to the safety of the national park and they relate to the topics, for example: landslide’s assessment, palaeontology analysis, geomorphology operating, geological issues and calculations, environmental data gathered from weather stations and cameras.
Visual Information Specialist
Specialists who are responsible for visual information are held with important duties such as planning and achieving visual projects and provide relatable content for the national park’s website and its social media. What is created and evaluated by visual information specialists, is shown and displayed in publications around the park and in leaflets for the park’s visitors. Their main job is to evaluate what is best for the national park’s interests and gather the correct information about what is currently trending. They examine video, audio and interactive data to make sure they reach out as much audience as they can and achieve the objectives set by the management. These specialists of their work integrate new technology and social media’s trends into their national parks and set up the best image of the park for the public, visually and audibly.