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    The position is located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, in the Visitor & Resource Protection Division.

    Open to the first 100 applicants or until 06/01/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

    If you need additional information regarding the area or the duties of this position, please contact Ivan Kassovic, Deputy Chief Ranger, at 440-546-5952.

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    Major Duties: The person selected will develop and lead the implementation of long- and short-range plans for a 24-hour, 365-day dispatch operation which serves multiple parks throughout the Midwest Region. Selectee will lead and supervise a team of approximately seven (7) permanent and one (1) seasonal dispatchers. Person selected will maintain oversight of Communications Center operations, provide operational coordination of the technical and program work of the Center. Ensuring compliance with Chapter 40 of RM-9 (National Park Service Law Enforcement Reference Manual), and NPS 15 (Radio Handbook) by developing strategies, procedures and best practices is also a major component of the position. Selectee must be able to determine the type and amount of work to be performed in the center, calculate personnel, equipment and supply requirements and draft and submit for approval the annual budget and operating program costs.

    AREA INFORMATION: Located in Northeastern, Ohio Cuyahoga Valley National Park is situated along 22 miles of the Cuyahoga River Valley in a suburban setting between the cities of Akron and Cleveland. The park is predominately natural forest and meadow with some areas of agriculture and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. Winters are moderately cold with average temperatures in the 20 to 30 degree ranges. Heavy snowfall is not unusual. Summers are moderately warm, average temperatures in the high 70's and 80's with occasional warm spells in the 90's. Rural, suburban, and urban communities are all within a reasonable commuting distance. Excellent K-12 schools, numerous colleges, universities, hospitals, and cultural attractions are available in the area. Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/cuva

    This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number MW-1544-CUVA-20-10818698-ST for Merit Promotion eligibles.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    2151 Dispatching

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