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    Serves as the Chief of Physical Science & Landscape Ecology (PSLE) within the Resources Management & Science (EMS) Division. Serves as a key park manager and a member of the RMS Management Team, and provides decision support for the RMS Division Chief informing park-level decisions.

    Open to the first 75 applicants or until 04/20/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    • Serves as a senior principal advisor in the management of natural resources and is responsible for program development and implementation. Directs an intricate program of natural resource management activities that involve sensitive and complex issues that may impact a wide variety of park issues.
    • Carries out project management duties including developing work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and grant writing to accomplish program goals. Administers and tracks base and project funds and prepares accomplishment reports. Maintains awareness of applicable funding sources within and outside National Park Service.
    • Develops and coordinates with other park branches and divisions as well as researchers, partners, or contractors to design, develop, test, and implement scientific studies or projects to identify, evaluate, and report on natural resource conditions and issues. Seeks out new partnerships to develop capacity and to provide science to inform decision-making related to air, water, geologic resources, ecological restoration, and fire management.
    • Represents the park in communicating natural resource issues to both internal and external audiences including delivering presentations, writing reports, briefing a variety of audiences, and communicating with colleagues, partner agencies, and the public. Researches and applies scientific information to project planning, resource management, and other park needs.
    • Develops guidelines to deal with the more complex or unusual problems, or with novel, undeveloped or controversial aspects of natural resources and their management. Prepares environmental assessments (EAs) for park projects in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Evaluates EAs and environmental impact statements prepared by other federal agencies for projects that may effect park resources.
    • Performs full range of supervisory duties for the branch. Performs overall budget planning and work planning, establishes work schedules and priorities, and assigns and reviews work. Discusses with subordinates their work progress and problem area as they arise. Interviews and recommends the hiring of staff. Identifies training needs and provides training opportunities. Carries out minor disciplinary measures and keeps employees informed of management policies and goals. Responsible for ensuring equal opportunity including in hiring practices. Responsible for the on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 2 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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