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    Serves as Site Manager of Devils Postpile National Monument, a unit of the National Park Service located in Mammoth Lakes, CA.

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 04/06/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    • Performs leadership: assisting in development of the park vision that fulfills the mandates and potential for excellence in providing resource protection and visitor services and takes action within the scope of delegated authority, nationwide policy, and established program standards on all matters involving park management and external programs.
    • Effectively managing operations requires ingenuity in finding solutions to the small budget and staff through effective relationships with the Yosemite Leadership Team and by building partnerships with other agencies, stakeholders, interest groups, friends groups, and the academic and scientific communities. Develops and coordinates partnership projects.
    • Assists in the development, promotion and guidance in the implementation of short and long-term goals, objectives and plans for areas of park operations: ranger activities, visitor protection, emergency response, natural and cultural resources management, interpretation, maintenance, administration, project planning and management. This also includes master planning, facility planning, design and construction oversight, and compliance.
    • Performs program management and planning for each functional area within the Monument operations which includes, but not limited to: maintenance and preservation of park facilities, setting park priorities, determining allocation of staff and resources while ensuring employees have adequate training and personal protective equipment; ensuring adequate public and employee safety, resource protection and education measures are in place; assisting in development of strategic planning documents for the Monument to include development of strategic, long-term and annual goals in concert with NPS Service-wide Strategic Plan; approving permits and planning documents within delegated authority; planning and directing the financial operation of the park, developing a sound budgetary program and implementing appropriate changes in the annual operating program; and ensuring wilderness management efforts are in compliance with established regulations.
    • Directly supervises five permanent (career seasonal) employees, grades GS-5 through 11, serves as supervisor of record for up to seven seasonal maintenance staff and second line supervisor for up to seven seasonal law enforcement and interpretive rangers.
    • Performs the full-range of supervisory functions which include, but not limited to: development of position descriptions and performance standards; evaluate employees throughout the season and completes annual performance appraisals; approve selections, promotions, status changes, awards, disciplinary actions, and separations; assign, direct, review and evaluate the work of subordinates.
    • Ensures equal opportunity for all employees in the selection of employees for training, promotions, awards, recognition, and other career development. Plans and carries out training and development of employees. Mentor and coach permanent employees to develop their professional skills and further career goals. Ensures safety and health of all employees supervised, fosters a strong safety culture and initiates efforts conforming to established local safety programs to satisfy this responsibility.
    • Solves problems related to the work directly and indirectly supervised. Determines long range staff requirements and unit organization.
    • Provides formal supervision to the Monument maintenance staff. Among the delegated tasks include managing daily maintenance operations such as public health compliance with National Park Service and CA State Public Drinking Water and Wastewater requirements, response to emergencies that may occur in public health management, operational leadership of maintenance tasks during daily maintenance operations to include seasonal opening and closing. Determines what actions are needed to improve safety practices and implements those actions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0025 Park Ranger

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596144600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.