Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
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Kalaupapa, HI United StatesView Map
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures, and our special places, to establish important connections to the present, and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.
About the position:
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):831664
This is a permanent position.
Position is Full time, Career Seasonal. Employee will work at least 13 pay periods but no more than 25 pay periods in a service year.
This position is subject to shift rotation, night and/or weekend work.
Number of Vacancies: We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies.
This announcement is open to applicants eligible for consideration under National Park Service merit promotion procedures (current Federal/NPS employees with career/career conditional status, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, or persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under Special Authorities. VEOA eligibles may apply. (to be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three or more years of continuous active service)
KALAUPAPA HANSEN'S DISEASE PATIENTS AND NATIVE HAWAIIANS PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Kalaupapa Hansen's Disease patients and to Native Hawaiians In accordance with PL 96-565. (For the purposes of this preference, "Native Hawaiians" are persons who are not less than one-half of the blood of the races inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands previous to the year 1778.) In order to receive this preference, applicants must submit ONE of the following at the time of application for this position: *Certificate reflecting applicant's Hansen's Disease patient status at Kalaupapa; OR *Documentation reflecting applicant's acceptance by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, State of Hawaii for lease of Hawaiian Home Lands, having at least 50% "Hawaiian blood"; OR *Birth certificate and/or other documentation of applicant and Hawaiian parent(s) back to applicant's full Hawaiian ancestors showing applicant is at least 50% "Native Hawaiian.") Preference eligibles not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service appointment authority Schedule A, 213.3102. Consideration will be given to non-preference applicants in the absence of a qualified Preference eligible.
Park Contact: Mark Rentz, Facility Manager
Kalaupapa National Historic Site
Historic Preservation, Maintenance Division
Area information: Kalaupapa NHP is located on the peninsula of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai. It is an isolated duty station in a settlement of about 100 people with limited access. Park housing may be available for the incumbent and spouse (provided the spouse is employed at Kalaupapa). Due to long-standing Settlement rules, children are not permitted to live on the peninsula. Further, by state statute, children under the age of 16 are not permitted to even visit the peninsula. There is no road access into the peninsula. Access can only be made by air (daily flights) or by a 2.4 mile 1700 vertical foot trail. There are no clothing or drug stores on the peninsula; 1 small grocery store provides a limited selection of goods. Arrangements for these items must be made personally with topside or other merchants. Current rental at the park is approximately $120/month, 1-bedroom; $190/month, 2-bedroom. Extremely basic emergency room care is available on the peninsula for bona fide emergencies. Entertainment is very limited. The National Park Service has committed to protecting the privacy and lifestyle of the remaining patient population including traditional rules and customs. It is not expected that these rules will change in the immediate future.
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This position is being announced concurrently under VIN# 828361 (DEU). Applicants wishing to be considered under both recruitment sources must apply separately to each announcement.
- US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
- A BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION
- VALID STATE ISSUED DRIVERS LICENSE
- GRADE I WATER TREATMENT OPERATORS LICENSE