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 a Park Ranger (Off-Highway-Vehicle) in Grand Junction, Colorado Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Park Ranger (Off-Highway-Vehicle) – Grand Junction, Colorado
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 256520Start Date: 05/07/2020End Date: 05/21/2020
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement. Please be sure to include this information in your resume.
TO QUALIFY FOR THE GS-07 GRADE LEVEL, you must satisfy one of the requirements described below:
(1) EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level. Specialized experience is experience that demonstrated a general knowledge of recreation planning in a historical, cultural or natural resource environment, where established procedures are followed. Examples: Administering daily operations of a recreation site; performing resource management or protection work such as evaluation of resource conditions; or providing historical, cultural, or natural site information to groups.
(2) EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: One full academic year of graduate education related to Park Ranger duties or superior academic achievement. (See S.A.A. information below.)
S.A.A. is based on (1)class standing, (2)grade-point average, or (3)honor society membership. Class standing — Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.
Grade-point average (G.P.A.)– Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or
3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society — Applicants can be considered eligible based on membership in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed below. These honor societies are listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (external link); (3) COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: You may meet the qualifications requirement for this position by combining specialized experience and appropriate graduate education according to the following formula: (a) your total months of full time specialized experience as a percentage of a 12 month total; PLUS (b) your total number of qualifying graduate semester or quarter hours as a percentage of one year of graduate study leading to a master’s degree. The total of the two percentages must equal at least 100 percent.
In order to substitute education for specialized experience, your major study must have included natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, 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.
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 meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
Time-in-grade requirement: Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
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