Recreation Management Specialist
Company: Department Of Agriculture
Posted on: June 6, 2021
These positions are located on a Forest Service unit, where the
incumbent serves as a Recreation Management Specialist.
Responsibilities include planning, programming, and executing work
plans and projects for wilderness, recreation, trails, special
uses, and other related programs in Region 3.
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- Responsibilities listed are at the full performance level.
- Oversee the unit's wilderness, recreation, trails, special
uses, and other related programs budget and coordinates with other
- Strategize, develop, and review proposals for new projects, or
proposed revisions of existing plans or activities.
- Provide expertise and advice in assessing current recreation
use, type, and standards, and in long-range planning, maintenance,
and operation of recreation facilities and trails.
- Review and monitor recreation, wilderness and related land
management activities and recommends ways to achieve
- Provide expert advice in the administration of wilderness,
recreation, trails, special uses programs and management
- Communicate program information to the public regarding agency,
management practices, rules, and regulations relating to
wilderness, trails, specials uses, recreation and related
- Provide technical and administrative supervision to subordinate
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for field
work, site visits, trainings and/or meetings.
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a US Citizen or US National.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service
registered or exempt.
- Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background
investigation and/or fingerprint check.
- Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless
- Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to
have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial
- Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check.
To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
- Positions may be filled as career ladders (GS-09/11), or may be
filled at (GS-09) level only, or may be filled at the full
performance level (GS-11) only, dependent upon the individual
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and
qualifications requirements as defined below by the date the
certificate of eligible candidates is issued. For more information
on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of
Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess
the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for
qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-09 level: Applicants must have one year of
specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 in the Federal
service. Specialized experience is defined as one or more of the
following: Participate in surveys and studies of wilderness areas,
recreation facilities, trails; process special use applications by
coordinating with the applicant and monitoring the authorized
activity; perform inspection of wilderness and recreation special
uses, administer special use authorizations for outfitter and
guides and recreation events; ORa master's or equivalent graduate
degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate
education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if directly
related to the work of this position; ORa combination of
specialized experience and graduate education described above. Only
graduate education in excess of 18 semester hours may be used to
qualify for this grade level. The education must have been obtained
in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
For the GS-11 level: Applicants must have one year of
specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the
Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as one or more
of the following: Provide program input into a natural resources
management planning process for work plans on wilderness, trails
and special uses activities; participate in the development of long
and short-range plans of wilderness, trails, special uses and
recreation resources for agency guidelines and direction;
communicate agency management practices, rules, and regulations to
the public for education on wilderness, trails, special uses and
recreation activities; ORa Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3
full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading
to such a degree or LL.M., if related; ORan appropriate combination
of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what
is required for a master's degree, i.e., more than 36 semester
hours leading to a Ph.D.). The education must have been obtained in
an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge,
skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
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.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee
in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion
opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52
weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line
of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must
be met by the closing date of this announcement.
See above for education that may be qualifying for a specific
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