Qualifications: You must meet all qualification requirements outlined within this vacancy by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement, Monday, May 06, 2013
In order to be qualified for this position, you must have General and Specialized Experience or Education.
General Experience Requirement:
Have 6 months of general experience in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work that provided you with a familiarity with the following:
Natural or cultural history
Fish or wildlife habitat characteristics
Techniques of resource protection and use
Recreational use of public lands and facilities
Enforcement of laws, rules, or regulations
Fire prevention techniques and fire suppression methods
Practice of interpersonal relations skills in dealing with the general public
Specialized Experience Requirement:
Have 3 months of specialized experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform successfully the duties of the position. Your experience is in technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other park-related work.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include, but are not limited to the following:
Park Guide or Tour Leader, Law enforcement or investigative work, Archaeological or historical preservation research work, Forestry and /or fire management work in a park, recreation, or conservation area.
NOTE: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours spent in such employment.
Possess a combination of undergraduate education and experience, as described above, which when combined meets 100% of the qualification requirements.
Status candidates must meet time in grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position help and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
ARE YOU USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial photocopy) to document your educational accomplishments. Failure to submit this documentation by the closing date will result in disqualification from further consideration. Official transcripts will be required if you are selected to fill the position.
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specialized in interpretation of foreign education credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education that is recognized by the Secretary of Education from an accredited body. For information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-vistus-forrecog.html.
You must be a United States Citizen to qualify for this position.
Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
- Work schedule is intermittent and will include weekends and holidays
- Wearing of the official U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform is a requirement
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are among the best qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Please follow the instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your category assignment. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skill, abilities, and other characteristics):
Ticket funds control
Park or visitor site maintenance