$10.95 to $16.71
Government / Civil Service
Recreation / Parks
$10.95 to $16.71
12/23/2012 03:09 PM
Who may apply: All U.S. Citizens
The employees of the National Park Service care for the special places that are the heritage of all Americans. Since its inception in 1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and management of this country's outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources.
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
This is a full-time TERM appointment, NTE 13 months with the potential to be extended up to 4 years.
Number of Vacancies: We expect to fill few vacanc ies at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies.
Full Performance Level: GS-13
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U.S. Citizenship is required.
Background and/or security investigation is required.
All documents must be received by closing date.
Social Security Number is required to process your application.
You will serve as a senior planner and project manager in the Planning Division of the Denver Service Center , National Park Service. The primary concern of this position are planning, advising on and coordinating the use of land, water and related resources to provide the opportunities for the creative use of leisure time outdoors, with due regard to protecting and enhancing the quality of the outdoor environment for the enjoyment of the people. You will be responsible for initiating, establishing, guiding and controlling one or more DSC Planning projects from inception through completion. You will lead the preparation of a variety of planning projects and studies (e.g. general management plans and special resource studies and related environmental documents (categorical exclusions, environmental assessments and environmental impact statements). You will provide leadership in the study, investigation and resolution of any planning issues, priority setting, material, sequencing, staffing financial and/or budget problems to achieve project goals.
Position Location: Lakewood, CO.
For specific area and housing information, or information directly pertaining to vacancy status, ****.
Possess one year of specialized experience that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience could include serving as a planner and/or project lead on interdisciplinary teams of professionals and specialists on complex planning projects; reviewing, analyzing, and applying legislation, laws, policies, guidelines relative to complex public land management projects; working and effectively communicating with a variety of stakeholders, managers and team members. To be credible, this experience must have been equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Additional information on the qualification requirements can be viewed on the OPM web site at: ****
Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic job requirements. In addition, we will evaluate your responses to the attached online Assessment Questionnaire to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire click here: View Assessment Questions
The Assessment Questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies needed to successfully perform on the job:
Knowledge of the concepts, principles and methodologies of park, regional, ecosystem, and community planning.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of resource planning to manage complex planning projects.
Knowledge of NPS planning and compliance operations, and accompanying budgetary and financial processes.
Ability to communicate orally/Interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate in writing.
Basis for rating:
Applicants who meet the qualification requirements specified above for this position will be evaluated, and a score assigned, based upon the responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process for this position.
Applicants who meet the qualification requirements based on responses provided in the Applicant Assessment Questionnaire will be placed in one of three categories: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants referred to the selecting official that are eligible for Veteran's Preference will receive selection priority over Non-Veterans.
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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the basic qualifications have been met, you will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of this position. The evaluation will be based on information you provide in your on-line resume, your answers to the knowledge, skills, and abilities questions for this announcement, and a review of the application material requested as part of this announcement.
You must provide information about your experience and/or education that supports the answers you give in the questionnaire, and the KSAs required for this position.
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