Outdoor Recreation Planner Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Interior

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for an Outdoor Recreation Planner in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Outdoor Recreation Planner – Multiple Locations
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 102177
Start Date: 06/03/2019
End Date: 06/14/2019

Qualification Summary
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying: GS-09:
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in the private or public sectors) performing the following: 1) gathering and analyzing data and information resources related to existing and potential outdoor recreation and natural resources conservation, with responsibility for recognizing key issues and prominent trends; 2) identifying resource study problems for consideration by higher level planners; 3) preparing data summaries and basic drafts of supporting material for inclusion in recreation plans and resource study reports; and 4) carrying out the routine aspects of review and evaluation of project proposals requesting technical assistance.
OR Education: Successful completion of at least a Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree from an accredited college or university with major study in outdoor recreation planning and design or a related field such as: sociology, forestry, landscape architecture, economics, biological science, park administration, earth science, natural resource management and conservation, civil engineering, urban planning, or recreation. (NOTE: Applicants who qualify on the basis of graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation. You must submit a copy of your transcripts as proof of any claimed education). OR Combination: Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one (1) year (18 semester hours) by 18. Then take the number of months of full time experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. (Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts as proof of any claimed education). GS-11:
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in the private or public sectors) performing the following: 1) providing planning and design assistance to community based outdoor recreation, natural resource conservation projects, and national park areas; 2) identifying resource information needs, and coordinating or conducting resource analysis including researching, mapping, information management, and systems planning and development; 3) assisting with the organization of planning workshops, public meetings and events; 4) assisting in organizing and the writing of draft project reports; and 5) helping prepare interim and final project products through graphic design, mapping and coordinating final production.
OR Education: Successful completion of at least a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree from an accredited college or university with major study in outdoor recreation planning and design or a related field such as: sociology, forestry, landscape architecture, economics, biological science, park administration, earth science, natural resource management and conservation, civil engineering, urban planning, or recreation. (NOTE: Applicants who qualify on the basis of graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation. You must submit a copy of your transcripts as proof of any claimed education).
OR Combination: Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond two (2) years (36 semester hours) by 18. Then take the number of months of full time experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. (Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts as proof of any claimed education). GS-12:
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in the private or public sectors) performing the following: 1) supporting comprehensive planning and design, including the development of planning methodologies, evaluation of resources, formulation of recommendations, and development of long range implementation strategies; 2) planning for conservation and management of rivers, watersheds, paddling trails, local and regional trails and bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure, and natural areas and parks; 3) advising on and helping to facilitate multi-disciplinary teams in the development of strategies for enhancing the quality of communities and natural areas for public outdoor recreation, conservation, and stewardship; and 4) responding to requests from local and state governments, non-profit organizations, tribes, and other community groups for technical assistance. Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 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. You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.

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