National Park Service Administrative Officer in Astoria, Oregon
This position is located in Craters Of The Moon National Monument and Preserve, in the Administration & Business Services Division. Open to the first 35 applicants or until 09/25/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
This position is located in Craters Of The Moon National Monument and Preserve, in the Administration & Business Services Division. This job is open to Internal to an agency. Applications will be accepted from current permanent Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve employees serving on a career or career conditional appointment currently serving in the competitive service who wish to be considered for a detail or a temporary promotion to the GS-13 grade level. Open to the first 35 applicants or until 09/25/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. TEMPORARY PROMOTION: This is a temporary promotion not to exceed 1 year, and can be extended up to 5 years. This temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition. Position supports the south Idaho NPS units (Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve (CRMO), Hagermann Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO), Minidoka Internment National Monument (MIIN) as well as provides various services for fees to City of Rocks National Reserve (CIRO) and the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - Seattle Unit area parks (Klondike, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, Wing Luke, REI). MAJOR DUTIES: Oversees the division of Administration and Business Services which provides business services to Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve (CRMO), Hagermann Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO), Minidoka Internment National Monument (MIIN), Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (BAIS), and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - Seattle Unit (KLSE) with some support of City of Rocks National Reserve (CIRO). Develops and implements strategies and administrative approaches to ensure quality visitor services and programs consistent with the purposes of the NPS and protection of the park environment. Supervision of a staff of specialists and other professionals with expertise in various fields which support the diverse administrative aspects relating to the parks varied administrative and business services activities in support of the four park operations. Negotiates with park and regional financial managers, municipalities, state and federal agencies and nonprofit/friends groups to establish sustainable park financial strategy.
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship required. Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication. Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males Direct Deposit: Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Time-in-Grade: Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Incidental Driving: You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Lastly, you may be required to submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license. Probationary Period: If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. Travel: You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to few nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. Government Charge Card: You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-09/25/2020-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. To qualify for this position at the GS-13 grade level, you must possess all of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS - 12 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: performing financial analysis and accounting; application and implementation of laws and regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to leasing, cooperative agreements, concessions, special park uses, realty and other related authorities; non-profit management, retail and visitor services, and other key aspects of business, commercial and nonprofit organizations. You must include hours per week worked. 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.
There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level of this announcement.
ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
Physical Demands: Most of the work is performed indoors in an office setting. There may be some extended walking through facilities, carrying light items, or driving an automobile. Mentally stressful and taxing situations are frequently present. Working Conditions: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts, which require normal safety precautions typical of places such as offices, meeting and training rooms, and commercial vehicles. Telework: The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=AlternateApplicationInformation.