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

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Status Candidates and Candidates eligible under Special Appointing Authorities   

This position is also being advertised for candidates without Merit Promotion eligibility.  It can be found on http://www.usajobs/. Search for Vacancy Announcement number NPS-NCR-14-1099634-(JO) or by title/series and location.

This position will be located at Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.

AREA INFORMATION:

Rock Creek Park, is 2,100 acres and includes Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, Fort Circle Parks, Glover Archibold Parkway, Whitehaven Parkway, Palisades Park, Montrose Park, Dumbarton Oaks Park, Meridian Hill, and numerous other parks, memorials and monuments throughout Northwest and Northeast Washington D.C.

 

Duties

·         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 action

·         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 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.