Job Overview

Summary

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. For more information about the National Park Service, click http://www.nps.gov.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Only career/career-conditional Department of Interior employees may apply.

You must submit proof of this eligibility with your application.

This position is located at Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site near Ganado, Arizona, which is in northeastern Arizona on the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Duties

In this exciting and challenging position, you serve as the Superintendent of Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site and direct the overall operation under full delegated authority for all phases of park operations.

Provide management direction and oversight for the management of natural and cultural resources; planning, construction and maintenance of facilities; visitor and resource protection services; interpretive/educational outreach operations; administrative functions and cooperative relations with local/federal/tribal governments and citizens' groups. 

Manage park activities to ensure maximum use of personnel, materials and funds so that the park's natural and cultural resources are protected and preserved while ensuring visitor enjoyment.

Provide long-term vision as well as leadership, motivation, inspiration and follow through to staff, volunteers and the public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is mostly sedentary. There is occasional need to hike over rough terrain; carry weight up to 40 pounds; bend, climb or ride horseback during routine and emergency operations. Under emergency situations work requires long periods of intense and concentrated effort in which leadership, resourcefulness and degree of judgment can have significant impact upon the objectives and effectiveness of the effort upon the health and safety of the people involved. Contacts on controversial issues or with unreceptive or hostile individuals/groups may cause considerable stress.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most work is performed in an office setting. However, there is some exposure to field work and conditions subject to terrain variances in inclement weather including poisonous snakes and insect bites, flash floods, lightning and disorderly persons. Potential exposure to unexpected structural fire, chemical spill, Hantavirus, extreme heat and cold.

AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION:  Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site is located in northeastern Arizona near Ganado, Arizona. Hubbell is the longest operating trading post on the Navajo reservation and serves the local community as well as the general visitor. The park manages a number of residences, historic buildings and structures and is involved in the restoration of site agriculture including pastures, fields and livestock.

Park housing may be available.