This is a permanent full-time position.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
KALAUPAPA HANSEN'S DISEASE PATIENTS AND NATIVE HAWAIIANS PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Kalaupapa Hansen's Disease patients and to Native Hawaiians in accordance with PL 96-565. For the purposes of this preference, "Native Hawaiians" are persons who are not less than one-half of the blood of the races inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands previous to the year 1778. Preference eligibles not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service appointment authority Schedule A, 213.3102. Consideration will be given to non-preference applicants in the absence of a qualified Preference eligible. In order to receive this preference, applicants must submit ONE of the following at the time of application to this position:
1.Certificate reflecting applicant's Hansen's Disease patient status at Kalaupapa; OR
2.Documentation reflecting applicant's acceptance by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, State of Hawaii for lease of Hawaiian Home Lands have at least 50% "Hawaiian blood," OR
3.Birth certificate and/or other documentation of applicant and Hawaiian parent(s) back to applicant's full Hawaiian ancestors showing applicant is at least 50% "Native Hawaiian."
Physical Demands: This position may require strenuous physical activity including periods of standing, swimming, SCUBA, walking, climbing, and lifting and carrying heavy objects. The park has tropical climate with high humidity and warm temperatures. Some activities will occur in physically dangerous areas or settings. Documentary research and report writing work is sedentary, which entails the ability to concentrate and write for long periods of time.
Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather associated with a tropical setting. Assignments may be performed in potentially hazardous areas including open ocean, shallow coral reefs, surf zones, steep slopes, rocky terrain, volcanoes, caves, firelines, swamps, and forests coral reefs, open ocean, and forests. Flying in fixed wing aircraft and helicopters is possible.
NOTE: Legislation provides that federal salaries in Hawaii will transition from base pay plus a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) to the locality pay-based system that applies in the 48 contiguous states. Locality pay will be phased in, and COLA will be phased out accordingly through annual reductions. Currently, the COLA pay in Hawaii is 10.99% with the exception of Hawaii island, which is 5.08%. The salary annotated on this announcement includes the locality, however, does not include the cost-of-living allowance.
The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are highly qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.
Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.
You will be evaluated on the following competencies:
To apply for this position: You must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To receive consideration, the complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 11/12/2018. WE DO NOT ACCEPT HARD-COPY OR E-MAIL APPLICATION PACKAGES.
Once the Occupational Questionnaire is received you will receive acknowledgement that your submission was successful. If you are among the most qualified candidates and your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly for a possible interview. You will be notified of the status of your Application Package at the time candidates are referred for consideration, and when the selection process is complete.
The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 11/12/2018.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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