New Outdoor Playground Equipment Previewed For Summer 2016

There are several factors that producers of kids playing equipment ought to take into account when creating sound, durable and current gear. A few of the major ones are outlined below. 

1 The user- When thinking about this aspect, things such as the age of the children and their height are important. The spot that the equipment is going to be placed (is it outdoor or indoor), and other additional accessories that will be utilized in the sport are essential things to look at. Another vital concern is the weight, in particular, if they are lifting it when playing ought to be thought of when they are being built. 

2 It should satisfy the child’s needs- When kids go out for sports, the kind of games they play in are the ones that they will be pleased with and contended. The ones that are comfortable and will not cause any injuries are the best they will go for. Another issue that ought to be checked carefully is health factor; the apparatus should promote the development of the young teenager well-being For instance, if the company is producing clothes, they should be free and not tight to ensure proper blood circulation when playing. Therefore, it is recommended that during manufacturing, they should consult pediatrics in the entire process. 

3 The manufacturer must include children during the testing of the product’s quality. This is vital because they will be in a position to check the effects of the indoor play structures when in use by kids. Also, this will make all certain markets because the goods they are bringing in have been tried and tested by actual people before they are released to the marketplace. For them to know the results, they will have to talk to the kids and to observe their reactions as they play with the equipment. The finest place to do this is in primary schools. 

Aside from what has been outlined above, there are other outer qualities that they have to acquire. This thing will add worth to the produced gear. Also, these traits will be the game changer for the various manufacturers in the industry. They include knowledge, the creativity levels, experience, and the style. The design is paramount considering that majority of the users is children; thus, they will purchase equipment that has an individual form to them to satisfy their flavor. Therefore, producers must understand the taste of young kids and create them. 

 

The changing designs and burgeoning of several games are some of the factors that are presenting numerous challenges to the makers of these equipment that are used in playgrounds. They include the market targets and how the consumer will get them. For them to take care of this, they have set up firms which their main objectives are the distribution of the apparatus to the users. 

 

Green Plan Unveiled For Islands Older Trees And Shrubs

Trees are good for the environment as they make the air fresh. However there are times that trees need to be cleared for space of setting up a building or a Governors Island park. Considering the development and suburbs that have popped up everywhere, tree cutting is more challenging that before. This is where tree removal companies come in. These are companies that specialized in tree removal. There are a few things that you need to consider before procuring their services. Below are things you can look at:

Good insurance policy

Ensure that the company that the company you want to involve has a good insurance policy. Accidents are bound to happen, companies take insurance for their customers in such events. The company will bear the cost of your trees in case of any accidents during the tree removal process.  Even if the service is expensive it means that they you are covered by their policy.

Reputation and experience of the company

The company that is offering the removal services should be one that is experienced and has been there for a long time. Most small companies do not have enough experience in tree removal hence may end up delivering less than bargained for. Established companies also are more likely to offer full set services.

Type of service

Some tree service in Port Coquitlam companies offer the full set of removal service while others just offer the actual removal service only. Choose the company that offers the services best fit for your tree removal needs taking into consideration what you can handle.

Your budget

How much can you afford? This is a question that you should ask yourself before checking out the services. Look for the best bargain for the budget that you have. You can go shopping from different providers and see how their prices compare. Compare also the different services that are offering.  For example that price of relocating depends on how large a tree is.  Ensure that you are hiring the most affordable company.

The quality of the service

Look for a service provider that will provide quality tree removal service.  Some are after the money and end up doing a shoddy job. Service providers that satisfy the needs of the customers always have a trend of customers going back to them. Even if the service is cheaper that the others, this should not compromise the quality of the service they are offering. It is also advisable to look for recommendation from those who have used the services before.

In conclusion

Tree removal service is very important since it ensures that it is done professionally by individuals who have experience in what they are doing.

 

 

 

2015 Summer Employment

2014 summer seasonal staff at Governors Island National Monument

The 2014 summer seasonal park ranger staff at Governors Island National Monument. Seasonal Lead Ranger Collin is the focus of attention on his last day before assuming a position with the U.S. State Department.

Here listed are the 2015 vacancy announcements for our summer seasonal positions. Read the announcement you are applying for carefully. We strongly urge you to use the USAJobs resume builder so accurately capture and convey your education and work experience to the rating and selecting officials.

Application period for this position remains open through February 23, 2015

GS-5 Park Ranger (Mandarin Chinese) – Position for a first or second language Mandarin Chinese speaker to provide tours, programs and visitor services for Spanish language visitors who meet work and education requirements listed in vacancy announcement. At the GS-5 level, incumbent will be assigned a leadership role in management of a program area – outreach, promotion and presentation of park programs for the Mandarin Chinese language communities along with visitor statistics, social media, photography, living history, historic weapons, publication design/production, bookstore operations, office management, reservations, school programs – as skills and our needs require. Applications accepted through February 23, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393443800

Application period for the positions listed below has closed.

GS-3 Park Guide – Entry-level position for a high school senior with general work experience or a college freshman. The position not only is set to accomplish our summer program, but gives a good introduction and work experience with the National Park Service. Application period ended February 6, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/389276800
GS-4 Park Guide – Advanced entry-level for college students meeting qualifications or others for education and work experience. This position is the backbone of our visitor service and information program. Application period ended February 11, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/389212300
GS-5 Park Guide – Positions for upper class college students or those with previous NPS, state or local park, museum education, education, outdoor recreation experience or others meeting basic qualifications for work experience and education. Incumbent may also be assigned management of a program area – visitor statistics, social media, photography, living history, historic weapons, publication design/production, office management, reservations, school programs – as skills and our needs require. Application period ended February 13, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/389213400

GS-5 Park Ranger (Spanish) – Position for a first or second language Spanish speaker to provide tours, programs and visitor services for Spanish language visitors who meet work and education requirements listed in vacancy announcement. At the GS-5 level, incumbent will be assigned a leadership role in management of a program area – outreach, promotion and presentation of park programs for the Spanish language community along with visitor statistics, social media, photography, living history, historic weapons, publication design/production, bookstore operations, office management, reservations, school programs – as skills and our needs require. Application period ended February 13, 2015. 015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/392238800

GS-5 Park Ranger (Mandarin Chinese) – Position for a first or second language Mandarin Chinese speaker to provide tours, programs and visitor services for Spanish language visitors who mrogram area – outreach, promotion and presentation of park programs for the Mandarin Chinese language communities along with visitor statistics, social media, photography, living history, historic weapons, publication design/production, bookstore operations, office management, reservations, school programs – as skills and our needs require. Applications period ended February 23, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393443800
GS-5/7 Park Ranger – Positions for those meeting work and education requirements listed in vacancy announcement. At the GS-5 level, incumbent will be assigned a leadership role in management of a program area – visitor statistics, social media, photography, living history, historic weapons, publication design/production, bookstore operations, office management, reservations, school programs – as skills and our needs require. GS-7 level positions assist supervisory park rangers in accomplishing projects and day-to-day work. NPS, state or local park, museum education, education, outdoor recreation experience strongly encouraged. Application period ended February 9, 2015. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391114700

Did You Know?

Garrison Davidson as superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, 1958. Later commander of U.S. First Army, Governors Island 1960-1964.By the time General Davidson Garrison retired as commander of U.S. First Army on Governors Island in 1964, he had graduated from Stuyvesant High School, played football at West Point, was one of the winningest football coaches at the U.S. Military Academy, and served under the two most demanding generals in the U.S. Army, George S. Patton in World War II and Douglas MacArthur in Korea.