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    This position is a located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, in the Interpretation Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

    Current and former Federal employees with status, or who are reinstatement eligible; veterans eligible under the VEOA authority, or who are 30% or more disabled; applicants eligible under special appointing authorities such as individuals with targeted disabilities, certain military spouses, former Peace Corps and Vista Volunteers, etc. For more information, select the following link(s): 1) Merit Promotion, 2) Status Candidate, and/or 3) Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).

    Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Current career or career conditional competitive service employees with the National Park Service and current or former time-limited employees of the National Park Service eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act or Current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career conditional appointments, VEDA eligible, and current or former time-limited employees eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. For more information, select the following link: Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA).

    This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.

    This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first 50 applicants. The job announcement will remain open until either the quota of 50 applicants, or 10/24/2017 is reached. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 50 applicant limit.

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    Writes exhibit texts and edits draft text prepared by subject matter experts, ensuring that products professionally communicate park information in an accurate, simple, and compelling manner. Synthesizes and presents complex information in a palatable format for park visitors. Ensures that written products adhere to appropriate standards, including the APA Publication Manual and the National Park Service Harper's Ferry Style Guide. Collaborates in the development of an intellectual concept for each exhibit medium that effectively communicates interpretive themes to park visitors. Prepares summarized proposals for exhibit projects. Coordinates the selection of graphics, art work, photographs, and tangible objects used in exhibits.

    Area Information: Page, Arizona has a population of approximately 8000 year-round residents and is located on the Arizona-Utah border. The nearest larger community is Flagstaff, 135 miles south of Page. Wahweap Sub-District is located seven miles from Page. Page looks out on beautiful Lake Powell, which offers boating, associated water sports recreation, and fishing. The surrounding land of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers beautiful red rock country for hiking and backcountry recreational activity. Page is centrally located to many other National Parks, including Grand Canyon NP, Zion NP, Bryce NP, Arches NP, and Canyonlands NP. Page offers normal community amenities such as shopping, medical, and dental facilities, public library, K-12 schools and college courses available through the local Coconino Community College. The area enjoys typical high desert climate with temperatures ranging from 100+ during the summer, to mid-teens in the winter with low humidity and sunshine most days of the year. Elevation in Page is 4300 feet above sea level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    1082 Writing And Editing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481697300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.