All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Friday, February 08, 2013. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors.
To qualify for this GS-11 position you must have: one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level. Examples of specialized experience includes, but is not limited to: managing or administering a service learning and education program, working with partner organizations, developing short, medium and long range plans, etc. supervising or administering an educational youth program or camp facility; supervising or administering multiday training programs, developing or reviewing training/course materials, aids, devices, etc., and evaluating training results; teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or a private or nonprofit educational institution in the appropriate field(s); working in the occupation or subject-matter field of the position to be filled that required training or instructing others on a regular basis; AND/OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Examples of education - major study of education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.
Combination of education and experience to qualify at the GS-11 level: Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level (i.e. 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education) may be used to qualify applicants for the GS-11 level.
Please Note: If you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Applicants can verify accreditation HERE. Transcripts do not need to be official but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify then you will need to provide official transcripts before you enter on duty.
You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited education institution in the United States when you apply; for further information click HERE.
· You will be required to serve a trial period of 1 year
· Appointment is subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication
· National Park Service (NPS) uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with NPS uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided to defray the cost of the uniform
· Extensive travel may be required for this position; some extended periods of backcountry travel is required; some heavy lifting and strenuous hiking is required
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your rating will be based on both your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire and the information stated in your résumé. The assessment questions relate to the following competencies that are required to perform the work of this position.
· Knowledge and ability to manage a residential program including long and short-range planning, curriculum development, marketing, scheduling, risk management, logistics, and program implementation
· Ability to recruit, hire, train and supervise a subordinate staff and carry out an equal opportunity (EO) program
· Knowledge of budget formulation procedures and demonstrated experience writing and receiving grants
· Ability to work with diverse groups including, a variety of local, state and federal agencies, community groups and representatives of private and professional organizations
You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies."
All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. If it is determined that your work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your responses, you may be rated ineligible and not referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough detail to support your answers to the competencies. A panel may be used to review your application.
Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories:
Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience which substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience which exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job.
Qualified - applicants possessing experience which meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.
Information for Veterans: Veterans Preference applies to category rating. Within each quality category, veteran's preference eligibles are listed first, including CP, CPS, XP, and TP. In addition, veterans who have a 10% or more service-connected compensable disability (CP or CPS) are placed at the top of the best qualified category.