NOTE: This vacancy announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to August 16, 2021.Learn more about this agency
This permanent full-time position is located in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP, in the Resource Stewardship Division. This position serves as a principal advisor in the management of natural resources and is responsible for program development and implementation.
The incumbent represents the Superintendent and/or Branch Manager of Resource Stewardship when working with others on research and resource stewardship issues.
- Major focus areas for the position include, but are not limited to, open lands management, promotion of grassland habitat, improving the condition of forest areas, and improving the condition and management of park streams and riparian areas.
- Carries out program management duties by developing work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals and/or grants to support funding requests and accomplish goals.
- Administers and tracks project funds and prepares accomplishment reports as needed.
- Assesses and coordinates review of park projects for potential environmental effects and ensures compliance with applicable Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies.
- Coordinates the park's integrated pest management (IPM) program and coordinates the park's program of agricultural permits, including soliciting and reviewing bid proposals.
- Incorporates appropriate GIS technology into the job and provides GIS support to park management and staff.
- Attends management and scientific meetings, workshops, and other events for the purpose of exchanging information and advancing park resource stewardship.
Park Information: This position is located in the Resources Stewardship branch of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. The park commemorates and interprets four major battles of the American Civil War: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House. The park also includes the historic structures of Chatham, Ellwood, Salem Church, and the "Stonewall" Jackson Death Site. The park encompasses over 8,000 acres making it one of the largest military park in the world. The Mid-Atlantic Network (MIDN; Inventory and Monitoring Program) is collocated at the park's Natural Resource Office allowing for collaborative opportunities with 10 parks across the mid-Atlantic.
Fredericksburg, Virginia is approximately 50 miles south of Washington, D.C. and 60 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. The colonial and Civil War history of the area, as well as many recreational opportunities on local waterways and natural areas make the Fredericksburg area a popular tourist destination. The park's battlefields and historic structures span four counties in the Fredericksburg area, with the highest population density being in the City of Fredericksburg, Stafford County and Spotsylvania County areas. Many options for schools, shopping, dining, cultural opportunities, and medical care are easily accessed. The University of Mary Washington is an integral part of the Fredericksburg area community. Within a short drive from these growing populations centers, you will find yourself in the more rural and scenic Virginia countryside. The local climate is temperate, with hot and humid summers and relatively mild winters.
Additional Information: For additional information regarding this announcement or how to apply, please contact the HR Office at number or email provided in the announcement. For specific questions pertaining to the position being advertised, please contact Ray_Brown@nps.gov or 540-693-3200, ext. 6010. Email is the preferred method of inquiry as it provides the fastest response time. When inquiring by email please include the announcement number in the subject line.
Occasional travel - You may occasionally be expected to travel for this position.
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