A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected The display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay.
A Recruitment Incentive May Be Authorized for a newly selected employee when appointed to a permanent, temporary, or term position. A Federal employee who is transferring to the National Park Service from another component, bureau or Federal agency and who does not meet the conditions under 5 CFR §575.102 is not eligible for a recruitment incentive.
A Relocation Incentive May Be Authorized for a Federal employee when the employee must move, as directed by the National Park Service (NPS) either through a management directed reassignment or selection for employment, to a different location at least 50 miles away from the one where his/her position of record held at time of selection is currently located, due to a need of the NPS. A relocation incentive is not the same as a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move and, as such, may be granted in conjunction with one another.
Government housing may be available.
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
The majority of the work is sedentary, but flying, boating, and travel by snow machine and hiking may be required.
Duties will involve both an office and outdoor environment. When outdoors, incumbent may be faced with Arctic cold, wind, snow and rain. Incumbent is required to travel in small aircraft at a variety of altitudes over land and water, or ride on commercial airlines, snow machines or automobiles to perform work in the field. Will be required to navigate streams, rivers, or lakes by boat. Will walk over or climb over a variety of terrains from level to steep. Must wear normal safety equipment required by various activities and follow safety precautions required by terrain, weather, etc. Survival precautions must be taken.
Incumbent oversees administration of the park's budget (about $2.8 million) and directly supervises six to eight direct reports at the GS-12 and GS-11 levels and manages a staff of approximately 27 comprised of permanent full time, seasonal, and shared employees engaged in park program and facility maintenance activities.
The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
Alaska currently does not have a state income tax or statewide sales tax.
In the event of an accident while traveling in a government aircraft, the payable benefits of a private life insurance policy may be affected.
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