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
The 4 positions are available at: (1) National Capital Parks-East, Washington, DC; (2) Office of the National Park Service Liaison to the White House, Washington, DC; (3) Chespeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Hagerstown, MD and (4) George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: All U.S. Citizens
SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORIZES CONSIDERATION: Eligible under Special Appointment Authority; Individuals who are eligible for consideration under special hiring authority (i.e., 30% compensable veterans, severely handicapped individuals, former Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, etc.) will be accepted and considered non-competitively for this vacancy.
These positions are also being advertised for Merit Promotion eligibles. It can be found on http://www.usajobs.gov/.
Search for Vacancy Announcement number NPS-NCR-14-1098425-(JO) or by title/series and location.
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 Presidents Park, located in
the heart of the Nations 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.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, is an
area of over 20,000 acres and 184.5 miles in length. The park includes land base in the District
of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, including eight counties,
five congressional districts, fifteen communities and a nineteen member federal
George Washington Memorial Parkway, is 7,156 acre cluster of
park areas associated geographically and organizationally with the Parkway and
the Potomac River. The Parkway itself
extends over 38 miles in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Supports the Superintendent in supervision and
coordination of NPS park operations, including all program development,
implementation, and all aspects of accountability
Serves as Deputy Superintendent, sharing fully
in the management of the park, with broad latitude for exercising independent
Coordinates with Superintendent to develop and
implement annual goals and objectives.
Required to act in the absence of the Superintendent.
Represents the Superintendent and serves as
chief park liaison with federal, state, county, District of Columbia and local
governments and community groups.
Maintains close liaison with all offices of
National Capital Region.
Manages a variety of professional and technical
functions and major projects.
Exercises line authority over park functions and
divisions including park administration, maintenance, resource management, interpretation
and education, visitor services, safety/risk management and business programs
Identifies needs and recommend policies, programs,
and standards on a wide variety of park management activities
Establishes and maintains an effective working
relationship with Departmental, Federal, and local officials, community
leaders, and the general public
Formulates, adapts or modifies plans, systems or
concepts in order to improve park operations
Researches and probes unusually complex and
controversial problems that affect the operations of the park
Supports overall operations in the formulation
and execution of an annual base operating budget
Advances the NPS goals of nurturing lifelong
connections between the public and parks while working in our Nations Capital,
a dynamic urban area