The primary purpose of this position is to carry out a variety
of project plans in support of the unit recreation program.
Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled
and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be
found at https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach
Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Final
determination will be made at the time of the job offer.
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- This position will be filled at the GS-6 grade level with
promotion potential to the GS-7 grade level. Duties listed are at
the full performance level.
- Report information about interests of visitors to be used in
the development of plans for recreation area maintenance,
rehabilitation, and construction projects.
- Prepare project work plans for the use, improvement, and
maintenance for a developed recreation area.
- Carry out and monitor implementation of recreation operation
and maintenance plans for developed or dispersed recreation
- Inspect recreation area use to enforce compliance with the
management plan by issuing or requesting issuance of
- Repair items such as toilets, road closure gates, hand pumps,
picnic tables, fire rings, barriers, and trash receptacles in
developed recreational areas.
- Count and/or reconcile collection fees at recreation
- Deposit fees according to instructions to ensure they are
protected and correctly accounted for.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel for site visits, training
and/or meetings may be required.
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Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
Service 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 E-Verify.
- All locations in the following states are part of the
bargaining unit: Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia and
- All locations in Illinois are part of the bargaining unit,
except Wilmington, IL. All locations in Minnesota are part of the
bargaining unit, except Cass Lake, Blackduck, Walker and Deer
- All other locations listed in this announcement are not part of
a bargaining unit.
- This is a bargaining unit position represented by the National
Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW (does not apply to West
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. Transcripts must be provided for
qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-06 grade level: One (1) year of specialized
experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the
Federal service. Examples of specialized experience could include:
Inspected special use permits such as outfitter guide operations,
issued notices of non-compliance issues and report to supervisor;
Inspected and maintained recreation facilities and areas; Led and
coordinated crew to maintain recreation sites; Monitored forest
areas to identify violations of federal regulations such as
enforcement of off-road vehicle restrictions.
One full year (18 semester/27 quarter hours) of successfully
completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the
work of the position (such as forestry, range management,
agriculture) from an accredited college or university;
A combination of experience and education which together meets
the qualification requirements of this position.
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.
See Qualifications section of this announcement.