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    Summary

    This vacancy has been amended, the salary range has been updated.

    This position is located in George Washington Memorial Parkway, in the Division of Visitor Services.

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    Responsibilities

    • Manage an interpretive program, as well as operational and visitor service programs for a district or site within George Washington Memorial Parkway park.
    • Assign the day-to-day work schedule
    • Establishes performance standards and evaluates staff
    • Advise, counsel, and instruct employees on pertinent personnel and administrative procedures.
    • Interview prospective employees, and recommends the selection and appointment of new employees
    • Supervise the work of 10 or more interpretive staff that includes volunteers, interns, Park Guides, and Park Rangers whose duties and responsibilities may be at the trainee (GS-05) level, the advanced trainee (GS-07) level, or the full performance level (GS-09).
    • Ensure fair and unprejudiced employment practices
    • Responsible for developing and conducting briefings, lectures, and scheduled events, quick coordination of spontaneous public demonstrations, guided tours for individuals or groups, and other presentations
    • Audit and review employees' programs, making constructive suggestions, guiding, and mentoring.
    • Plan and arrange for visitor service functions within district or sites assigned.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups and individuals within the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area
    • Provide follow-up analysis, and identify potential ancillary problems involving visitor safety and preservation of the resource which may be mitigated or corrected by immediate attention.
    • Actively participate in the development of plans to solve more profound and long-term problems.
    • Provide emergency medical care
    • Provide on-the-job safety and health of all employees, volunteers, and youth groups supervised.
    • Contribute to the research for interpretive presentations and programs, and briefs other interpretive staff and park personnel on the results of inquiries relating to the park, or of findings regarding cultural and historical implications to park programs
    • Design and implement interpretive programs integrating and focusing on cultural and natural resources and history of a park, historic site, or similar organization
    • Continue training in personnel management and administrative techniques, as well as interpretation of park resources and related NPS programs.






    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to various sites within the park or to attend meetings or training.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

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