About the Position: Serves as the Park Manager for an assigned area with full managerial authority and responsibility for maintenance and operation of at a large and complex multipurpose lake and channel project.
Supervises a staff of professional, administrative and wage grade employees though subordinate supervisors.
Responsible for the preparation of a multi-million dollar combined annual budget, obligations and expenditures schedule, and cost estimates.
Sets project priorities for funding of major maintenance, construction of new facilities and facility modifications, including appropriate allocation of Special Recreation Use Fees (SRUF).
Anticipates, plans, resources, and justifies future funding requests for programs and policies that align with contemporary needs for recreational resources, opportunities and equipment.
Develops an effective dam safety program and insures appropriate inspections and documentation records are maintained for future reference.
Serves as on-site liaison between lessees and licensees and the Real Estate Division, and ensures compliance with lease or license requirements.
Participates in emergency preparedness drills and development of procedures on a national, regional, and local basis through Operations Division?s Emergency Management Program, Civil Defense and county and state governments.
Determines availability of project lands and water for outgrant and disposal purposes.
Resolves controversies and deals with pressures to change the lakeshore management plan or other resource management for managing public lands and waters.
Ensures all necessary regulatory permits are obtained for project activities conducted by the Corps, and other Federal, state, county, and local agencies.
Directs the development of the Operations Management Plans (OMP) for management of natural resources, park and recreational facilities, and maintenance of facilities, and shoreline management.
Establishes short and long range project objectives which serve as the principal framework for determining budget and personnel requirements for the project.
The natural and developed resources of the Corps lakes are such that the lake has significant regional importance as a water resources development project and attracts heavy visitation from a large regional area of the United States.
Considers socio-economic factors in the development of resource management plans to support the economic stability of recreation-related businesses and industries as well as the social stability of surrounding communities, cities and counties.
Promotes acceptance, understanding, and compliance of Government policies and objectives in meeting the needs of the general public with respect to use of park and lake areas.
Establishes and maintains working partnerships with personnel of city, county, state and federal agencies to exchange ideas and information and to coordinate work on adjoining lands, or to plan and coordinate joint projects.
Responsible for directing, through subordinate employees, hired labor, or contractors, the planning, development, renovating, construction, maintaining, closure, and consolidation of recreation areas and facilities.
Responsible for the management and conservation of all natural resources on thousands of acres of public land and water.
Supervises the maintenance and repair of embankments, uncontrolled and controlled spillways, shorelines, roads, parking areas, water distribution systems, sewage treatment systems, and recreation facilities.
Recommends parameters for negotiation of local law enforcement contracts and administers the contract to ensure public compliance with Title 36 regulations, local, and state laws.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0025 Park Ranger
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
To avoid real or apparent conflicts of interest, you will be required to submit recurring Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE-450).
Subject pre-appointment and random drug testing IAW AR 600-85.
Required to obtain and maintain a USACE boat operator license.
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
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the 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 ALL OF THE BELOW: 1)assisting in managing, controlling, and executing water resources programs and projects; AND 2)coordinating the planning, design, cost engineering, construction, and environmental considerations for water resources projects; AND 3)assisting in controlling and managing project milestones and budgets. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Planning and Evaluating
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
DUTY LOCATIONS OF OPERATIONS PROJECTS
Black Butte Dam & Lake @ Orland
Englebright Dam & Lake @ Smartville
New Hogan Dam & Lake @ Valley Springs
Stanislaus River Parks @ Oakdale
Buchanan Dam, HV Eastman Lake @ Raymond
Hidden Dam, Hensley Lake @ Raymond
Pine Flat Dam & Lake @ Sanger
Success Dam & Lake @ Porterville
Terminus Dam, Lake Kaweah @ Lemoncove
In Smartville, CA, the pay range is $99,429 to $129,261 per year (salary table 2020-SAC).
In the other locations, the pay range is: $91,231 to $118,603 per year (salary table 2020-RUS).
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers position
You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
At least 3 professional references' contact information, optional.
Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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