Topic ID #37252 - posted 7/29/2016 4:01 AM

Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources, GS-12/13 - Longmire, WA

Jennifer Palmer

Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources (Interdisciplinary)
Agency Contact Information
1 vacancy in the following location:
 Longmire, WA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Thursday 7/28/2016
(1 day(s) ago)
 Closes Tuesday 8/16/2016
(18 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$75,925.00 to $117,374.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
United States Citizens
Control Number
Job Announcement Number
Job Overview
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016! The Centennial will kick off a second century of stewardship of America's national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs. Join the celebration to explore, learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in over 400 national parks.
Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens and nationals.  The Staffing Branch of the Northwest Servicing Human Resources Office may not solicit applicants for additional or missing information/documents.  Please ensure that your application packet is complete prior to submittal
This position may be filled from one of these Interdisciplinary job series: 
Supervisory Cultural Anthropologist, GS-0190-12 or full performance level GS-13
Supervisory Archeologist, GS-0193-12 or full performance level GS-13
Supervisory Biologist, GS-0401-12 or full performance level GS-13
Supervisory Ecologist , GS-0408-12 or full performance level GS-13
Supervisory Physical Scientist, GS-1301-12 or full performance level GS-13
Supervisory Geographer, GS-0150-12 or full performance level GS-13
This position is being advertised concurrently under announcement NWSHRO-16-1760561 which is open to current competitive service career or career conditional employees of the National Park Service and current or former time-limited employees eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. 
Major Duties:  The Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources for Mount Rainier National Park serves as the principal resource stewardship advisor to the Superintendent for the management of natural and cultural resources.  The incumbent is responsible for program development and implementation.  The program includes history, historic preservation, archeology, cultural anthropology, collection management, vegetation, wildlife, sensitive species, ecological restoration, exotic and pest species, air and water quality, soils, geology, hydrology, night skies, soundscapes, and other physical sciences.  The incumbent also serves as a member of the park's senior management team.  Management decisions concerning the park's resources are subject to intense scrutiny, and generate a high level of public input and controversy.  The park receives nearly two million visitors annually.
Physical Demands:  The position may require strenuous physical activity including periods of standing, walking, climbing, and lifting and carrying heavy objects.  Hiking at high elevations and in rugged terrain will be required.  Some activities will occur in physically dangerous areas or setting.  Outdoor work may involve severe weather conditions, such as subzero temperatures, snow, volcanic hazards, etc.  Documentary research and report writing work is sedentary, which entails the ability to concentrate and write for long periods of time with use of a computer.  Temporary travel may be required as much as once a month with up to 4 nights away from home.  A valid state driver's license is required.  Arduous duty fire physical not required.
Work Environment:  Work is performed primarily indoors in a typical office setting.  Occasional, work may be performed outdoors in all types of weather and conditions ranging from 1,700 to 14,410 feet.  Outdoor assignments may be performed in potentially hazardous areas including steep slopes, rocky terrain, wildland fire, volcanoes, extreme cold or snowy environments, and forests.  On occasion, flying in fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters is possible.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Travel required to attend meetings and visit work sites.
Relocation Authorized
Travel, transportation, and relocation will be paid if the person selected forr the position if from outside the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses under the Federal Travel Regulations.
Job Requirements

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