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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Park Manager (Superintendent)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:National Park Service

Hiring Organization:NCR

Job Announcement Number:NPS-NCR-14-1071181(KB)

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$124,995.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, April 17, 2014 to Wednesday, May 07, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0025-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

AMENDMENT:  THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING AMENDED TO CHANGE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SECURITY CLEARANCE WHICH ARE LISTED IN THE REQUIREMENTS SECTION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

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, visit http://www.nps.gov

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Status Candidates and Candidates eligible under Special Appointing Authorities   

 

These positions are also being advertised for candidates without Merit Promotion eligibility.  It can be found on http://www.usajobs/. Search for Vacancy Announcement number NPS-NCR-14-1077103(kb) or by title/series and location.

 

There are 2 positions available: (1) National Capital Parks-East, Washington, DC; (2) Office of the National Park Service Liaison to the White House, Washington, DC

 

AREA INFORMATION:

National Capital Parks – East, is a cluster of 9 park areas at multiple locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 1,695 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas. The resources are as diverse as historic sites, recreation fields, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, meadows and forests, statuary, parkways, and archeological sites.

National Park Service Liaison to the White House is responsible for the grounds and structures surrounding President’s Park, located in the heart of the Nation’s Capital, stand as a symbol of democracy. The White House and its park grounds serve not only as the seat of the executive branch of government of the United States of America, but also as an iconic place for civil discourse.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will be paid if the person selected for the position is from outside the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses under the Federal Travel Regulations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Svs.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation
  • Incumbent must wear a National Park Service Uniform
  • Possess and maintain a valid State or District of Columbia driver’s license
  • Financial Disclosure required.

DUTIES:

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·     Responsible for overall supervision and coordination of NPS park operations, including all program development,  implementation, and all aspects of accountability

·      Plans, directs coordinates and provides executive leadership to park programs and operations

·      Responsible for coordinating the activities of subordinate managers, guiding the direction of their efforts, setting priorities, allocating resources, setting standards, evaluating performance, stimulating extra efforts and otherwise maintaining an effective, efficient organization with active programs serving the public interest and mandates of higher authorities

·      Provides leadership in development of policies, standards and procedures which govern the professional conduct of work related to the administration and implementation of programs, including, but not limited to the functional areas of park maintenance, preservation, resource management (natural and cultural), visitor services, safety/risk management, law enforcement and park compendium, partnerships, civic engagement, concessions, human resource management, administration, budget planning and execution, park development, land use and public relations

·      Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with Departmental, Federal, and local officials, community leaders, and the general public

·      Develops a series of long term plans which includes management of operations, park development, and long term funding and staffing levels

·      Directs overall operations and is responsible for formulation and execution of an annual base operating budget which exceeds over $9 million dollars .

·      Advances the NPS goals of nurturing lifelong connections between the public and parks while working in our Nation’s Capital, a dynamic urban area


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Qualifications:  For the GS-15 level: Candidates must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Experience includes a variety of duties including, but not limited to, applying principles and regulation to park management and development, and land and resource management and planning; programming, planning and tracking complex budgets and financial management programs; managing a comprehensive and diverse human resources program including managing and maintaining a comprehensive EEO and diversity program; and fostering effective partnerships.

Time in Grade Requirements: Applicants who have held a nontemporary General Schedule position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade restriction by the closing date of the announcement.

 


If you are qualifying based on education, please submit a legible copy of your college transcripts so that we can verify your coursework. It need not be an official transcript; however, if you are selected, you may be required to submit an official transcript prior to entering on duty.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Appointment will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Under the requirements of the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), all new Federal Employees must pass a background investigation. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance/SCI to work for the White House Liaison.

Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance to work for National Capital Parks-East.

New employees of the Department of the Interior must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of net pay within 30 days of entrance on duty.

NPS uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with National Park Service uniform standards.

Applicants must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license or District of Columbia driver's license.

This is not a drug tested position.

One year supervisory probationary period may be required.

Financial disclosure required.

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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your application, including an online assessment questionnaire, to ensure you meet the job requirements and assess your ability to perform this job.  Your ratings are subject to change if discrepancies exist between your responses and your supporting documents.

 

All applicants will be rated on the following Skills or Competencies:

 

1. Demonstrated knowledge and the ability to effectively manage a complex natural and cultural resource program.

2. Ability to build and implement a vision for the future.

3. Skill in applying creativity, innovation, strategic thinking, and business practices to the management of programs, development of partnerships, and related activities. 

4. Skill in supervising/managing a staff, ability to effectively lead people, and knowledge of human resources and EO programs in order to achieve goals. 

5. Ability to manage financial resources to include programming, planning, fiscal management and budget.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc

Annual and Sick Leave: Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http:www.opmlgov/oca/leave/index.asp

Tele-work may be available
If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized. Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run and provide you with the appropriate forms.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Special Hiring Authorities Appointment: If you are claiming eligibility for appointment under a special hiring authority (VEOA, VRA, 30% Disabled Veteran, Schedule A, Peace Corps, VISTA, Public Lands Corps), you must submit proof of eligibility.

Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/ Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible visit http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.

To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated above on the rating criteria for this position.

 


 



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday, May 07, 2014..

To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register and submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.

To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your application materials to (478) 757-3144:

Follow these steps to apply by FAX:

  1. Complete the official FAX coversheet (http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf)
  2. Use Vacancy ID 1071181
  3. Print and complete a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX  (http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf)
  4. Document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to View Occupational Questionnaire).
  5. FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire (OPM Form 1203-FX), and supporting documents (See Required Documents below) to (478) 757-3144.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional)
  2. Completed Assessment Questionnaire
  3. SF-50 for proof of Merit Promotion eligibility, or documentation showing VEOA eligibility,  if applicable.
  4. Documentation of eligibility for appointment under a Special Hiring Authority.
  5. ICTAP/CTAP Documentation (see "Transition Assistance Plan" in online questionnaire) if applicable documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment (e.g. severely disabled, eligible veterans, etc.), if applicable
  6. College transcripts, if applicable
  7. Optional Completed OF306 (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)

NOTE: If you receive an email stating that there was a technical problem uploading your documents, you should fax the applicable documentation to OPM at 478-757-3144.  Be sure to use the fax cover sheet that was linked in the vacancy announcement, include the appropriate Office Code (OV) and VIN (six digit code) so that the fax is processed properly and promptly.  For further questions regarding applying options online or by fax, please contact OPM at ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Kim D. Brown
Phone: (202)619-7235
Fax: (478)757-3144
Email: KIM_D_BROWN@NPS.GOV
Agency Information:
NPS National Capital Region
NO HARD COPY DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED
ONLY ONLINE AND FAXED DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED
Washington, DC
20242 Fax: (478)757-3144

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation.


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Job Announcement Number:

NPS-NCR-14-1071181(KB)

Control Number:

364741600