All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-12/03/2021-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.
Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST
clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.
Applicants must possess the following selective factors to be considered for this position. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will receive no further consideration for this position.
- Mountaineering Experience - Applicants must have at least 20 mountaineering ascents over a period of at least five years including a wide variety of ascent types including routes on peaks where a significant portion of the climb is on glaciated terrain and on rock climbs greater than 5.9 in difficulty or mixed climbing techniques with greater than M2 are shown. If you do not meet the requirement, you will be rated ineligible for the position. Please include a climbing resume in your application package which details the mountains and routes you have climbed, the date, style (rock, glacier, alpine, ice), and difficulty.
- Wilderness First Responder - Applicants must be able to enter on duty at the requested date as a qualified and current Wilderness First Responder or higher (EMT, Paramedic, etc.) If you do not meet the requirement, you will be rated ineligible for the position.
- United States Pro-1 Level Avalanche Certification - Applicants must enter on duty with a Pro-1 Level Avalanche Certification.
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To qualify for this position at the GS-05 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:
At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Experience may have been in technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other park-related work. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include but are not limited to the following: park guide or tour leader; law enforcement or investigative work; archeological or historical preservation research work; forestry and/or fire management work in a park, recreation, or conservation area; management, assistant, or program specialist work involving the development and implementation of policy related to protection, conservation, or management of park areas or similar operations. You must include hours per week worked.
Successful completion of at least four years of education above the high school level at an accredited college or university with a major study or at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archaeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavior sciences, sociology or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. You must include transcripts.
of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first take the number of semester hours (or equivalent) earned towards a bachelor's degree, in excess of 60 semester hours
, and divide by 60 semester hours (or equivalent). Then take the number of months of full-time experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. You must include transcripts.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies.