Park Ranger (I)

Posted on Apr 12, 2021 via USAJobs

National Park Service, Department of the Interior

Hohenwald, TN  |   #government

 


This position is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway, in the Division of Interpretation and Partnerships.

Open to the first 100 applicants or until 04/13/2021 whichever comes first.

All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-04/13/2021-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.

For current Federal employees, if hours worked per week are not included on your resume, you must submit a non-award SF-50 as part of your application to be used to validate your work schedule and determine the amount of specialized experience that you will be granted.

An award SF-50 will not be acceptable documentation for which to consider your amount of qualifying experience.

For all other applicants who are not current federal employees, your resume must state either "full-time" (or "40 hours a week") or "part-time" with the number of hours worked per week to ensure proper crediting of specialized experience.

For periods of time that reflect military service, the DD-214 or Statement of Service is sufficient to meet the full and/or part-time hours requirement as the service dates will be reflected.

At GS-05: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year (12 months) 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).

This experience includes activities such as: 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; or other similar work.

You must include hours worked per week.n-OR-nEDUCATION: Successful completion of at least 4-year course of study above high school leading to a Bachelor's degree (or higher-level degree) with 24 semester hours of related course work.

One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester hours or 45-quarter hours.

You must include transcripts.

If selected, you must submit official transcripts.n-OR-nCOMBINATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above.

Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours of a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirements.

The combination of work experience and education must equal 100 percent.

You must include transcripts.

If selected, you must submit official transcripts.

At GS-07: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year (12 months) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the federal service.

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Examples of specialized experience could include 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; or other similar work.

You must include hours worked per week.n-OR-nEDUCATION: One full academic year of graduate education related to the occupational level of studies in directly-related fields such as natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, 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.

If selected, you must submit official transcripts.n-OR-nSUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHEIVEMENT: Be in the upper third of graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; OR have a GPA 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum, or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in my major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR Be a member in one of the national scholastic honor societies.n-OR-nCOMBINATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: To combine education and experience, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree, in excess of 36 semester hours, and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent.

Then, take the number of months of experience and divide by 12 months.

Add the percentages together.

The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

At GS-09: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year (12 months) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the federal service.

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Examples of specialized experience could include 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; or other similar work.

You must include hours worked per week.n-OR-nEDUCATION: possess two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or a master's or equivalent graduate degree related to the occupation.

Directly-related fields include a natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, 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 submit a copy of transcripts.

A copy of your official transcripts will be required before entrance on duty, if selected).n-OR-nCOMBINATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: To combine education and experience, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree, in excess of 36 semester hours, and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent.

Then, take the number of months of experience and divide by 12 months.

Add the percentages together.

The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

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.


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