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    This position is located in Grand Canyon National Park, in the Division of Visitor and Resource Protection. This position will be duty stationed in the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

    Open to the first 30 applicants or 09/08/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

    Occupancy of government quarters is required.

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    The North Rim District supervisory park ranger position is responsible for providing first-level supervision to a staff of permanent and seasonal law enforcement rangers engaged in a community-based, inclusive, and challenging resource-based protection ranger operation. You will manage schedules, approve leave and training, review and approve incident reports, complete performance appraisals, and handle performance and conduct issues in accordance with policy. As a field supervisor you will also perform the full-range of law enforcement duties as a Type 1 LEO.

    The North Rim District encompasses all areas above the rim on the north side of the Grand Canyon and areas near to or adjacent to the Tuweep Area in the western Grand Canyon. It is a diverse and vast area with a heavily visited frontcountry and a vast backcountry. In addition to law enforcement duties, the North Rim has an active ALS emergency services operation, a growing structural fire program, all-hazard SAR operations, a field-based foot and e-bike based backcountry patrol program, complex winter operations, and a collaborative bison removal program.

    The supervisor position is responsible for scheduling and planning all types of front and backcountry patrols and a complicated suite of emergency responses. The position provides input for the development of short and long range plans, and works toward meeting district and division objectives.

    The incumbent will also work closely with the Science and Management Division to accomplish resource management objectives related to obtaining a sustainable population of bison on the North Rim.

    As a Supervisory Park Ranger you will lead daily operations and direct the completion of collateral duties related to training and leadership. You will conduct and supervise the detection of criminal activity, investigation of criminal violations, and custodial arrests. You may prepare and execute warrants, interview witnesses, and detain suspects. You will ensure the completion of comprehensive written reports. You will conduct and/or supervise gathering of law enforcement, security, and intelligence information relating to the park, its facilities, events, mission, or visitors.

    You will set work goals and ensure all employees receive required training in a timely manner; identify operational requirements and make recommendations to your supervisor regarding programming, budgeting, training, administration, and evaluation of operations; and schedule patrols to maximize visitor contact with special consideration to problem areas. You will supervise and lead complex law enforcement, all hazard, emergency medical, and search and rescue operations as well as provide emergency medical services to park visitors and residents. In addition, you will participate in all aspects of employee supervision including performance planning and appraisals, employee recognition, and employee counseling.

    This is a secondary-administrative law enforcement position under the special retirement provisions of 5 U.S. C. 8336 (c) (CSRS) and 5 U. S. C. 8412 (d) (FERS). PLEASE NOTE: Applicants may meet qualification requirements, but may not be eligible for special retirement coverage. If such an applicant is selected, they will be placed in the regular retirement system. To be eligible for Secondary retirement coverage under CSRS, an employee must transfer directly (without a break in service exceeding 3 days) from a primary position to a secondary position. To be eligible for Secondary retirement coverage under FERS, an employee must: 1) transfer directly (without a break in service exceeding 3 days) from a primary position to a secondary position, AND 2) complete 3 years of service in a primary rigorous position including any such service during which no FERS deductions were withheld, AND 3) must be continuously employed in a secondary position(s) since moving from a primary rigorous position, except for any break in employment from a secondary position that began with involuntary separation (not for cause). It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure this office has enough information to determine your special retirement status to ensure you do not lose benefits (normally through submission of your work history or other documentation that demonstrates work history of approved covered positions). You must let this office know if you are in a Primary position.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/611551000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.