U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Department of the Army
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to the recreational use of parks and facilities; 2) performing safety inspections of recreational facilities and equipment; 3) providing assistance to users regarding locations, and recreational facilities and equipment; AND/OR 4) participating in public recreational activities ensuring compliance with applicable rules and regulations for public safety. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). OR Education: Four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with twenty-four (24) semester hours of related course work in 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. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education by 120. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Attention to Detail Customer Service Flexibility Integrity/Honesty Interpersonal Skills Natural Resource Management Oral Communication Reading Comprehension Reasoning Stress Tolerance Written Communication
About the Position: John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir contains 900 miles of wooded shoreline stretched across three counties in Virginia and three in North Carolina. This is a Seasonal Park Ranger position. The season typically runs from late March until early November, depending on workload and projects the date may be extended or shortened. This position works primarily nights and weekends, including holidays, throughout the recreation season.