Outdoor Recreational Planner-Caves

Company Name: Bureau of Land Management

Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=117881
Title: Outdoor Recreational Planner-Caves
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Description: 

Conducts or manages most aspects of the outdoor recreation program. Major program elements include recreation management, visual resource management, wilderness management, and off-road vehicle management. Provides the Field Office assistance on the cave management program by issuing permits, monitoring use, working with volunteers, or helping with other cave management duties. Prepares and implements activity level management plans for recreation management that are based on RMP-level use planning decisions. Provides assistance to management in preparing annual budgets based on land use planning. Prepares environmental assessments for Outdoor recreation management activities, and serves as a team member in the preparation and review of environmental analysis for projects related to oil and gas leasing and exploration, mineral materials sales and other Bureau or industry sponsored projects. Utilization of Automation equipment (hardware and software), data systems, Global Position systems (GIS), and applications to accomplish the duties of this positions.

Minimum Qualifications: 

“Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study — outdoor recreation planning or a related field such as: sociology, forestry, landscape architecture, economics, biological science, park administration, earth science, natural resource management and conservation, civil engineering, urban planning, or recreation. Applicants who qualify on the basis of graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation.

Specialized Experience for the GS-09 is described as: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in outdoor recreation management related work. Specialized experience is defined as experience which includes the application of professional knowledge and competence in the ability to plan and coordinate the use of land, water, and related resources for recreation and conservation purposes at the trainee level. Examples: Ability to deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns. Evaluation of land or water areas for their recreation and related potential use, such as wildlife reserve.; -OR- EDUCATION: 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 related -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: Total qualifying education as described above and experience as listed above are combined together and when combined must total to equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience.

Specialized Experience for the GS-11 is described as: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in outdoor recreation management related work. Specialized experience is defined as experience which includes the application of professional knowledge and competence in the ability to plan and coordinate the use of land, water, and related resources for recreation and conservation purposes . Examples: Analysis and evaluation of outdoor recreation interests, habits, and needs of diversified groups, and the means for meeting those needs. Solution of administrative, intergovernmental, socioeconomic, and other problems involved in providing adequate recreation opportunities while preserving, restoring, and enhancing the quality of the outdoor environment.; -OR- Education: 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 -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: Total qualifying education as described above and experience as listed above are combined together and when combined must total to equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience.

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.

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.”

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/Guide-Me/New-Prospective-Employees/

Application Process: 

“To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button “”Apply Online”” and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “”Did you forget your username and/or password”” link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office 505-954-2087 or maread@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
Required Documents:
Resumes must show relevant experience and other information. Your resume must list your education and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week and salary information. Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s). You are welcome to submit a cover letter (optional). If you wish to do so, include it with your resume.

In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

Copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the level of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.
For 0-point Sole survivorship veterans’ preference (SSP), please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.
For 5-point veterans’ preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans’ preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.
For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide.

Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility – this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.

You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.

Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.

Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.

Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
What to Expect Next:
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.

You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.”

Application Deadline: 6/15/2017