This position is located in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, in the Division of Resource Stewardship and Science. Please visit find a park for additional park information.Learn more about this agency
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located 27 miles from the city of Carlsbad in southeastern New Mexico. The park, at an elevation of 4400 feet, has a semi-arid climate with hot summers and mild winters, abundant sunshine, low humidity, and approximately 10 inches of rainfall per year. Carlsbad (population 30,000) has all amenities and services including medical and dental facilities, motels, banks, restaurants, churches, grocery stores, department stores, and several recreation facilities. Schools K-12, are available and also the New Mexico State University-Carlsbad branch. Other services can be found in Albuquerque (275 mi les), El Paso, Texas ( 170 miles), Lubbock , Texas (180 miles) or Midland/Odessa, Texas (140 miles). Please note: A government van pool provides service between Carlsbad, NM and Carlsbad Caverns National Park for staff on
the core shift. Riders pay a per ride rate of $1.50 each way. Staff are responsible for their own commuter transportation for shifts that extend beyond the core shift. Government housing is not available.
Who May Be Considered: Department-wide: Only current career or career-conditional employees of the Department of the Interior may apply.
This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.
Directs an intricate program of resources management activities that involve sensitive and complex issues that may impact a wide variety of park issues. Prepares and coordinates the efforts of others in the preparation of resources management plans and specific action plans pertaining to the management and protection of cultural and natural resources. Promotes a culture of on-the-job safety practices, such as situational awareness, training, and proper equipment use. Discuss work progress, recognize excellent work, and address problem areas with subordinates in a timely and constructive way. Develop employees' careers through training, coaching, mentoring, or other means. Represents the superintendent when working with others on resource stewardship issues. Attends management and professional conferences and other events for the purposes of exchanging information and advocacy for park stewardship. Negotiates cooperative and interagency agreements and other cooperative instruments needed to effectively carry out resources stewardship goals. Collects, analyzes, and synthesizes scientific information from research; monitors resources management actions and other sources of information; and prepares reports for specific projects. Incorporates appropriate Geographic Information System (GIS) technology into job to provide comprehensive and scientifically sound answers to inquiries from managers and others.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Department-wide: Only current career or career-conditional employees of the Department of the Interior may apply.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481451200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.