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RECREATION SPECIALIST (OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES) – Bexar County, Texas
AF Installation and Mission Support, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 306310Start Date: 08/10/2020End Date: 08/17/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT:
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Major study – general recreation, or one of the appropriate fields of recreation such as outdoor recreation; recreation and parks leadership; wild land recreation management; natural resources recreation; youth recreation; public, urban, or community recreation; special populations recreation (e.g., senior citizens, institutional, etc.); or physical education. OR Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Experience that demonstrated the ability to apply the principles of one or more specialty areas of recreation. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Planning, organizing, coordinating, supervising, or evaluating community, industrial, outdoor, institutional, or other recreational programs. Planning, establishing, or evaluating a recreational curriculum for junior college or higher academic levels. Instructing in the principles and techniques of recreational program planning and management. Serving in a leadership role in the programs and activities of local, regional, and/or national recreational organizations. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Specialized experience includes overseeing a wide range of activities pertaining to a variety of Outdoor Recreation programs. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of federal laws, executive orders, regulations, policies, directives, principles, and practices governing services programs, with special emphasis on outdoor recreation, and the common types of these in effect in state and local governments, carried out at the installation level and in local communities. Knowledge of policies, procedures, methods, and publicity techniques of outdoor recreation operations, including FAMCAMPs, RV Storage, Marinas, Paintball, and Recreational Lodging activities and related knowledge of outdoor adventure, customer services, risk management and response planning, outings and trips, outdoor recreation programming, adaptive recreation, and family-oriented activities, to develop, revise, and advise on programs to meet goals and promote patronage within available resources. Knowledge of organizational structures, missions, objectives, operating programs, key positions, and administrative/protocol policies and procedures across a major military command or comparable organization to conduct studies, which are frequently ad hoc team efforts, to identify, consider, and recommend options for the resolution of substantive organizational and program issues or complex problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods. Knowledge of appropriated and non-appropriated fund programming processes, practices, and procedures to justify and recommend budget submissions. Skill in communicating, both orally and in writing, to provide seasoned consulting to operating managers and other specialists; lead team studies, negotiate complex, controversial issues; provide informational briefings to include options and recommendations to high level management; and establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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