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    Summary

    *The closing date of this job announcement has been extended until Thursday, December 06, 2018.

    The employee in this position will serve as a Vegetation Program Manager with the Science and Resource Management Division at Grand Canyon National Park, which is a fast-paced, complex, and nationally recognized program.

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    Responsibilities

    As the Vegetation Program Manager of the Science and Resource Management Division of Grand Canyon National Park, you will:

    • Exercise independent action that demonstrates skill in a wide range of concepts, principles, and projects, with a specific focus on practical knowledge of technical methods of ecological restoration, native habitat revegetation, vegetation surveying, and resource monitoring.
    • Be responsible for program development and implementation and will be required to develop annual work plans, to review and adhere to NEPA compliance documents, to assist with the preparation of NEPA documents, to compile and analyze field data, and to independently prepare scientific and agency reports.
    • Prepare and pursue grant applications to fund scientific research projects.
    • Collaborate with other agencies' resource managers and park partners to achieve the complete range of ecosystem protection objectives.
    • Implement safety awareness and operational leadership into all aspects of program operations, and will be responsible for giving safety trainings and ensuring crew accountability for following proper procedures.
    • Direct the work of up to 3 subordinate positions, and will help coordinate and supervise volunteer groups of up to 20.
    Physical Demands:
    The position may require strenuous physical activity including periods of standing, walking, climbing and lifting and carrying heavy objects. Some activities will occur in physically dangerous areas or settings. Documentary research and report writing work is sedentary, which entails the ability to concentrate and write for long periods of time.

    Work Environment:
    Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Assignments may be performed in potentially hazardous areas including steep slopes, rocky terrain, caves, swift rivers, firelines, deserts, and forests. Flying in fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters is possible.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516892900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.