To qualify for this position you must:
Area of Consideration:
Be a current Department of Interior Employee
Possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service. Experience which includes: law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medical services, high angle rescue, preparing documentation for criminal and tort claim investigations, performing fire and emergency management functions, forecasting training, resources, and equipment needs for those individuals under your supervision, assisting in the development of personnel procedures, and assisting with the processing of payroll procedures. Note: This experience must be clearly identified at the GS-9 or higher level in your resume. OR
Possess three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PhD in natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts or a complete list of college courses taken that identifies for each course the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade received, and date completed. OR
Possess a combination of specialized experience as described above and education as described above, when combined, equal 100% of the total requirement. (Please note that only graduate education in excess of the first two years may be used in this calculation.)
Currently hold, or have previously held, a FLETC issued Land Management Police Training (LMPT), full Level I law enforcement commission or equivalent within the past three years. (You must indicate your commission number and date, location and date of your last 40-hour refresher training, and the date of your last established proficiency in the use of firearms in your resume). OR
Successfully complete the above Level I Law Enforcement Training Program prior to entering on duty. (You must indicate your expected completion date in your resume).
Have not reached your 37th birthday OR
Have reached your 37th birthday but have prior Federal law enforcement or fire fighter position position OR you are eligible for Veterans' Prefence.
Primary Law Enforcement Experience:
Possess substantial documented experience in a primary law enforcement position in the Federal government, or equivalent documented experience outside the Federal government.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
You must meet the time-in-grade requirement of 52 weeks at the next lower grade.
Current or former Federal employees must submit a copy of their SF-50 which shows competitive service appointment, tenure group, grade, and salary. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in the next lower grade level. (Examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade/range increases, and SF-50s one or more years old.)
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 (such as current permanent Federal employees).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made if you are within reach and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Ability to implement plans and directions of a complex visitor and resource protection operation.
Ability to anticipate, allocate and implement personnel, equipment and training needs
Knowledge and Experience in Emergency Services
Ability to communicate in writing
Ability to communicate orally