Specialized Experience Requirements : In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To qualify at GS-07: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-06) in the Federal service OR 1 full year of graduate education directly related to the position. Specialized experience is further defined as demonstrated examples of the following: - Group leader, counselor, or similar work in public and private recreation programs for adults or children such as summer camps, local playgrounds, YWCA and YMCA clubs, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, urban community centers, or resort recreational activities. - Teacher's aid in elementary school recreation or physical education program, with emphasis on development of general recreational skills and abilities. - Aid or assistant assignments in recreation while on active military service. - Aid or assistant in the organization and administration of recreation activities, such as preparing activities calendar, maintaining attendance records, and providing information concerning schedules and activities. - Summer aid in a State or national park, with duties related to the recreational activities of visitors to campsites, trails, picnic areas, nature and raft centers, and boating and fishing areas (e.g. demonstrating camping techniques and park safety, conducting nature tours, and overseeing farm animal areas provided for children). - Sales or stock clerk in a recreation supplies and equipment shop. - Aid or assistant in the issuance of authorized property, and in the maintenance of inventory control and accountability for such property in a recreation facility. - Aid or assistant in a hotel or resort recreation service, with duties such as setting up areas for games, tournaments, and other organized group recreational activities.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement.
You can review the Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Technical and Medical Support Positions located on the OPM website. You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
KSA 1: A practical knowledge of well-established outdoor recreation procedures, practices, policies and programs sufficient to plan and accomplish a wide variety of projects and resolve nonstandard problems in support of the outdoor recreation programs.
KSA 2: Ability to read maps and use GPS to record and determine locations.
KSA 3: Ability to safely operate 2 and 4-wheel drive vehicles and ATVs.
KSA 4: Knowledge of computer capabilities sufficient to produce reports with graphics, produce simple maps, develop spreadsheets, and enter, retrieve and manipulate data. To preview questions please click here.