Job Overview

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

The (2) positions are available:  (1) Greenbelt Park, Greenbelt, MD (2) Piscataway Park, Fort Washington, MD

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-14-1097648-(JO) or by title/series and location.

AREA INFORMATION:

Greenbelt Park, is an urban oasis encompassing over 2,462 acres including 18.8 miles of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, which connects Baltimore MD with Washington D.C.  The Park is 12 miles from Washington D.C. and offers camping, hiking and picnic opportunities in a mixed pine and deciduous forest.

Piscataway Park, is a 2,832 acre cluster of park areas including Piscataway Park, Harmony Hall, Fort Foote Park, Fort Washington Park, Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm located along the Potomac River in Maryland.

Duties

·        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 $2-3 million.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional overnight travel will 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.