Outdoor Recreation Planner Job in Palm Springs, California – 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 Palm Springs, California Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Outdoor Recreation Planner – Palm Springs, California
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 586943
Start Date: 04/15/2022
End Date: 05/13/2022

Qualification Summary
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. 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: To be eligible for this position at the GS-09 grade level, you must possess one of the following: Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing the following and related types of assignments: researching and/or replying to requests from special interest groups, and questions from the general public regarding outdoor recreation programs; performing fact finding, analytical, or interpretive work to support assignments; analyzing data related to existing and potential recreation resources in order to identify prominent trends; preparing data summaries and basic drafts of supporting material for inclusion in resource study reports. -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 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, which provided me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position or LL.B. or J.D., if related. 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 total months of qualifying specialized experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one (1) year (18 semester hours) by 18. Add the two percentages together. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. (Note: Only graduate education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours) is creditable toward meeting the experience requirement when combining experience and education. You must submit a copy of your transcripts as proof of any claimed education. To be eligible for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess one of the following: Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing the following and related type of assignments: coordinating with managers, planners, and resource specialists to identify recreation program needs; monitoring studies and surveys, to identify trends and patterns in the development and management of recreation resources; conducting outreach to promote recreational opportunities on public land; representing an agency at management and professional conferences for the purpose of advancing advocacy for public lands stewardship. -OR- Education: Successful completion of at least a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or at least 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, in outdoor recreation planning 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, which provided me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. Graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation. You must include transcripts with your application to support qualifying based on education. – OR- Combination: Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first divide your total months of qualifying specialized experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond two (2) years (36 semester hours) by 18. Add the two percentages together. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. When combining specialized experience and education, only units in excess of the first two years (36 semester hours or the Master’s level) may be used to meet the educational requirement. You must include transcripts with your application to support qualifying based on education. 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. 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. Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary. However, there may be some physical exertion such as walking; hiking; standing; bending; carrying of items such as books and backpacks; driving an automobile or off-highway vehicle; operating a small boat, etc. Work Environment: Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office. Occasional travel may be required. The position may be required to visit field sites where risks may include exposure to inclement weather and potential injury from falls, strains, bites, stings, etc. The incumbent will adhere to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or designated by the Safety Officer.

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