Devils Tower, WY, United States
WHO MAY APPLY: Federal career or career-conditional employees currently employed with the Department of the Interior, and all those that qualify under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA). The Northern Rockies Servicing Human Resources Office in Yellowstone National Park, WY., is accepting applications through USAJOBS to recruit for one permanent, full-time position of Supervisory Park Ranger (Chief Ranger), GS-0025-11. Duty Station: Devils Tower National Monument, WY.
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Location: Devils Tower, Wyoming, United States
Posted Date: 4/3/2021
To qualify you must meet the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Qualification Standards which include experience and/or education requirements, and selective placement factors/screen-outs as listed below and outlined in the Occupational Questionnaire. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-04/16/2021-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. 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. 1. OPM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS FOR THE GS-0025-11. You may qualify based on experience and/or education. A. EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level in the Federal service that has provided the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Enforcing Federal laws and regulations relating to criminal activities such as illegal hunting and fishing; vandalism; harvesting of native plants; theft or destruction of archeological resources; cultivation, sale, possession and use of controlled substances; traffic violations on roads, rivers, and lakes; trespassing; domestic abuse; assault; Developing law enforcement program goals, objectives, and work plans; Interacting and communicating with park visitors, park partners, other law enforcement agencies, and tribal leaders. B. EDUCATION: Must have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or at least 3 full years (54 graduate semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education directly related to the work of this position (i.e. natural resource 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).
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify you MUST submit a complete copy of your transcripts. We cannot determine eligibility without this information. We will not solicit you for this information, and you will not receive consideration if it is not submitted. A copy of original transcripts will be required before entering on duty, if selected. C. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: Must have an equivalent combination of specialized experience and related education EXAMPLE: Six months (50%) of specialized experience plus 45 hours of graduate education (50%) equals 100%. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of the first 2 years (36 hrs.) may be combined with experience. 2. LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION (SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR): A. In addition to meeting the Qualification Standards, applicants must possess a current NPS Type 1 Law Enforcement Commission with the National Park Service or be able to readily obtain one by the entrance-on-duty date. Or, you must possess an equivalent certification under one of the following Federal Law Enforcement Training Programs. (please submit a copy of your current commission card minus photograph or training certificate of completion) A) Land Management Police Training (LMPT, LMTP, 11LM, or 9PT)
B) National Park Ranger Integrated (NPRI)
C) U.S. Park Police Integrated (USPPI)
D) National Resource Police Training Program (NRPT)
E) BIA-Basic Police Officer Training (BIA-BPOTP)
F) Uniformed Police Training Program (UPTP, Mixed Basic Training Program) 3. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES CERTIFICATION (SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR)
In addition to meeting the Qualification Standards and law enforcement requirements, you must possess a current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, or higher level certification by closing date of this job announcement and no lapse in certification upon entry-on-duty. If you do not meet this selective factor, you will be rated ineligible. Please document your medical certification with expiration date in your resume.
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