Job opening: Supervisory Interdisciplinary (Cultural Resources Program Manager)
Salary: $102 444 - 133 176 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and directs the programs of the Cultural Resources Management Division.
Open to the first 101 applicants or until 09/08/2023 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
Government housing is NOT available.
Directs a complex of integrated cultural resources programs that include archeology, museum collections, ethnography and cultural anthropology, cultural landscapes and historic structures preservation that may impact a wide variety of park issues pursuant to Federal and NPS historic preservation laws, regulations and other guidance to mitigate adverse impacts to cultural resources.
Sets short- and long-term goals and priorities for the various cultural resources program areas.
Actively seeks and administers funding, special services and internal and external support for cultural resources management programs.
Supervises permanent and seasonal staff and volunteers.
Serves as a member of the Park's interdisciplinary management team working closely with park superintendent and other program managers setting park priorities, policy, planning and operations.
Serves as principal advisor to the Superintendent and represents the superintendent when working with others on cultural resources issues.
Develops and maintains effective working relations with land managers, cultural resources experts, park kupuna consultation group, Native Hawaiian organizations and other traditionally associated groups.
Serves as park 106 coordinator, prepares historic preservation documentation, programmatic agreements, compliance and background materials for actions proposed in the park.
Serves as resources advisor on wildland fires and all hazards' incidents.
Provides technical support to other NPS parks in the Pacific Island Network
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-09/08/2023-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.
Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. For current Federal employees, if hours worked per week are not included on your resume, you must submit a non-award SF-50 for each federal position listed as part of your application to be used to validate your work schedule and determine the amount of qualifying experience that you will be granted. An award SF-50 will not be acceptable documentation for which to consider your amount of qualifying experience. For all other applicants who are not current federal employees, your resume must state either "full-time" (or "40 hours a week") or "part-time" with the number of hours worked per week to ensure proper crediting of specialized experience. Failure to adequately provide information needed to determine number of hours worked in each position may result in that time not being credited when evaluating qualifying experience.
For periods of time that reflect military service, the DD-214 or Statement of Service is sufficient to meet the full and/or part-time hours requirement as the service dates will be reflected.
To qualify for this position, you must possess the Basic Requirements for at least one of the series below AND the Specialized Experience Requirements (minimum qualifications) for the GS-13 grade level.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR HISTORY GS-0170 SERIES:
You must possess at least one of the two requirements below to qualify for this series:
Degree: a bachelor's (or higher level) degree in history; or a related field, that included at least 18 semester hours in history. You must provide transcripts. -OR-
Combination of education and experience: course work equivalent to a major in history or a major in a related field that included at least 18 semester hours in history, as shown in 1 above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The quality of the combination demonstrates that I possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work of the position and is comparable to that normally acquired through the completion of a full four-year course of study with a major as described above. You must provide transcripts.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL ANTROPOLOGIST GS-0190 SERIES:
You must possess at least one of the three requirements below to qualify for this series:
Degree: bachelor's or higher degree in appropriate field of anthropology. You must provide transcripts. -OR-
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in an appropriate field of anthropology, or related course work, plus appropriate experience or additional education for a total of 4 years. The combined education and experience must be comparable in type, scope and thoroughness to that acquired through successful completion of a 4-year course of study as described above. You must provide transcripts. -OR-
Experience: 4 years of experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ARCHEOLOGY GS-0193 SERIES:
You must possess at least one of the three requirements below to qualify for this series:
Degree: bachelor's or higher degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: History of archeology; Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development; Theory and methods of archeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques; Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work AND Six semester hours of related course work in: geography, geology, or cultural geography; history, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying; AND Archeological field school.-OR- Related Curriculum: degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements above (including archeological field school). You MUST provide transcripts. -OR-
Combination: College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. You MUST provide transcripts. -OR-
Experience: 4 years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archeological field school. Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to be a crew chief, directing the work of others at a single location as a part of a larger archeological project.
FOR ALL SERIES: In addition to the Basic Requirements, as stated above, you must meet the following to qualify for the GS-13 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (MINIMUM QUALIFICATION) REQUIREMENTS:
At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience MUST include: (1) Interpreting and applying compliance requirements of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA); (2) Provide consultative services on matters related to archaeological and historic resources; (3) Providing input on National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) issues in the development of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements; and (4) Performing cultural resources and historic preservation services such as archaeological monitoring, archaeological and architectural survey, data recovery, development of cultural resources planning documents, curation, and public interpretation. You must include hours per week worked.
For more information qualifying education or on combining education and experience see OPM Qualification Standards linked below:
Individual Occupational Requirements for History Series, 0170
Individual Occupational Requirements for General Anthropology Series, 0190
Individual Occupational Requirements for Archeology Series, 0193
Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions
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
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.
There is no substitution of education for the specialized experience requirements at the grade level of this announcement.
Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies. Federal employees seeking I/CTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(2) - CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 - ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level & duty location.
- Address Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
PO Box 52
Hawaii NP, HI 96718
- Name: Kelli Ward
- Phone: 360-797-8358
- Email: [email protected]