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Supervisory Park Ranger

-Provides a full range of services in the development and execution of complex visitor services and educational programming -Integrates program development with park management and other divisions,cooperators, educators, VIPs, community organizations, and others. -Provides leadership in planning and implementing park-wide special events and activities. -Coordinates and evaluates program co-sponsorship with other organizations. -Collaborates with museum services staff on research, program/tour development,exhibits, and publications. -Oversees day-to-day operation and security of the site and its systems, in collaboration with Site Manager and Facility Manager. -Participates in annual park-wide goals and budget planning, prepares funding requests, and manages interpretation and VIP accounts. -Submits staffing and requisition requests, and makes recommendations for operating program changes to address visitor demands, conditions, budgets, and other factors. -Recruits, interviews, selects, hires, supervises, and mentors, as applicable:1 permanent GS-7/9 Park Ranger, 2-3 seasonal GS-5 Park Rangers, and 2-3 interns. -Initiates and maintains media contacts; contributes to park websites and social media; issues press releases, e-newsletter, and mailings to raise program visibility. -Working with management, conceives projects for Service-wide Combined Call, inputs all data into Project Management Information System. Serves as Agreements Technical Representative and carries out terms of formal Cooperative Agreements. -Oversees cooperating association Eastern National activities. -Serves as on-call respondent in the event of an emergency or security incident. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-04/28/2020-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 either full-time or 40 hours per week. If a part-time work schedule is reflected, the hours must be annotated to ensure proper crediting of specialized experience. EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: researching American and European history to create interpretive programs; organizing and implementing interpretive and educational programs; collecting data and information to draw conclusions for professional research papers; implementing curriculum-based programming for a variety of ages and learners; managing the budgetary and administrative procedures for the interpretive operations. You must include hours per week worked. -OR- EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least I have 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree related to the occupation (Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- 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, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources. Course work in fields other than those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance in the position to be filled.) You must include transcripts. -OR- Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. For example, I have 6 months of the specialized experience described in A above(50% of the experience requirement), and 3 years of college study from an accredited institution (50% of the qualifying education) which included at least 12 semester hours of related coursework as specified in B above (50% of the related coursework required). Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. You must include transcripts. Volunteer Experience: 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.
  • Department: 0025 Park Ranger
  • Salary Range: $71,274 to $92,655 per year

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