Company: Department Of Agriculture
Posted on: June 13, 2021
These positions serve as a District Ranger with responsibility
for the management of resources, goods, and services of a
designated area on a National Forest in Region 3.
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- Responsibilities listed at the full performance grade
- Prepare program of work for the management, protection, and
development of resources on the assigned unit.
- Establish and implement the development, production,
conservation, and utilization of the natural resources of
associated lands of the unit.
- Formulate the plans, programs, and objectives for the assigned
unit based on overall unit objectives.
- Analyze long-range and short-range action plans to ensure
consistency with strategies and program emphasis in the approved
- Develop, edit, revise, or review written material about agency
programs, environmental analysis, policies, or proposals.
- Provide recommendations and resource information to higher
organizational levels concerning programs within the unit.
- Promote unit program objectives and policies to gain support
for their implementation.
- Plan and direct the overall work of the unit performed through
subordinate supervisors, team leaders, committee chairs or
comparable similar personnel.
- Provide leadership, allocate resources, and implement
activities to accomplish agency multicultural organization
direction and Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights requirement,
goals, policies, and objectives.
25% or less - Travel with overnight lodging will be required for
meetings, training, workshops, and field/site visits.
0340 Program Management
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.
- Satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or
- Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless
- Subject to one year supervisory/managerial probationary period
unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must
successfully complete all components of the required training
program before the end of their probationary period.
- 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 e-verify.gov
- Selectee is subject to financial disclosure requirements and
must submit form OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report,
within 30 days of appointment and annually thereafter.
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and
qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of
the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for
this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General
Schedule Qualification Standards.
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess
the experience requirements.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-12: Applicants must have one year of specialized
experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the
federal service. Specialized experience is defined as one or more
of the following: Represented an organizational unit for the
purpose of discussing agency policies and regulations with local,
county, and State representatives, civic groups, cooperators,
permittees, general public, and/or industry representatives;
Developed annual program of work, prepared project work plans,
developed long- and short-term budget needs, set priorities and
documented work progress and accountability for assigned programs;
Planned, implemented, and administered a natural resources program
(e.g., timber management program) for a unit that included
developing staffing, budget and equipment needs for program/project
accomplishment; and/or provided advice, technical support, and
evaluation of proposed and on-going natural resource programs to
For the GS-13: Applicants must have one year of specialized
experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level.
Specialized experience is defined as one or more of the following:
Provided counsel to higher organizational levels concerning natural
resource program issues and their current and anticipated effects;
Exercised program responsibilities that included one or more of the
following: program development, planning, budgeting, or identifying
workforce and organizational needs to establish and meet
priorities; Interacted with local, county, and State
representatives, civic groups, cooperators, permittees, members of
the general public, and industry to discuss, explain, or defend
natural resource management policies and regulations.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification
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