Supervisory Park Ranger (LE)


Vacancy ID: 793610   Announcement Number: NPS-NERCS-13-06   USAJOBS Control Number: 332348000

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1. Title of Job

Supervisory Park Ranger (LE)


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Supervisory Park Ranger

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO010 Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes how your background meets the minimum experience or education requirements for a Supervisory Park Ranger (Protection), GS-0025-12, Branch Chief of Ranger Operations, position. Read all the responses before making your selection. If you leave this question blank, you will be rated ineligible for a GS-12 position.

A. I have at least one full year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience must have been gained via National Park Service Law Enforcement work.

B. I have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or at least 3 full years (defined as the # of hours that the school attended determined to represent 1 full year of fulltime study; if unavailable, then 18 semester credits will be considered as satisfying the requirement) of progressively higher level graduate education directly related to the work of this position (e.g., natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources).

C. I have NOT completed 1 year of specialized experience as described in 1A above, or the related graduate education as indicated in 1B above, but I have an equivalent combination of education and experience (i.e., 6 months specialized experience and 27 post-graduate semester credits directly related to the work of the position.)

D. I do not have the experience, education, or combination of education and experience described above.

2. Ability to perform law enforcement in the National Park Service as demonstrated by possession or ability to readily obtain a National Park Service Level 1 Law Enforcement Commission.

A. Yes, I currently have an NPS Level 1 Law Enforcement Commission.
B. No, I do not currently hold an NPS Level 1 Law Enforcement Commission.

ABILITY TO PLAN, MANAGE, AND DIRECT A COMPLEX RANGER ACTIVITIES PROGRAM.
For each task listed below, select the statement from A through E that best describes your level of experience, education, and/or training. Indicate the level of your experience. If you leave any question blank your score may be negatively impacted. ATTENTION: YOU MUST DOCUMENT THESE SKILLS IN YOUR RESUME/APPLICATION. IF YOU DO NOT, YOUR SCORE MAY BE LOWERED.

A- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work was monitored occasionally by a supervisor or senior employee.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task or have been consulted by other workers to assist them with this task because of my expertise.

3. Investigating and overseeing investigations into criminal activities, making arrests, preparing case records and presenting cases in court.

4. Investigating traffic accidents.

5. Reviewing case reports of subordinates.

6. Leading or supervising subordinates in the performance of law enforcement.

7. Providing Emergency Medical Services.

8. Managing First Amendment activities including protests and counter protests.

9. Performing the duties of an Incident Commander.

10. Supervising public safety employees and/or dispatchers.

11. Implementing local and national policy regarding law enforcement, public safety and all-hazard operations.

12. Overseeing a training and development program for law enforcement officers.

13. Managing large scale special events.

14. Managing a high security area including guard services and video and electronic surveillance.

15. Communicating effectively in stressful or emergency situations.

16. Representing or explaining complicated or controversial policies to the public or large groups.

17. Developing MOUs, policies, plans, or reports that impact other employees, divisions, or other organizations.

18. Preparing written documentation and reports.

19. Developing partnerships with surrounding communities.

20. Gaining support and establishing relationships with citizen groups, organizations, and other agencies.

21. Negotiating mutually acceptable agreements and work plans with other agencies with differing objectives.

22. Recruiting and hiring employees for a multifaceted operation.

23. Planning, scheduling and coordinating work operations.

24. Performing the full range of personnel management, including performance evaluations, dealing with conduct and/or performance issues.

25. Performing fiscal-related duties, including budgeting, programming, managing overtime and premium pay, property inventories, etc.

26. Ensuring fair and equal opportunity in hiring practices.

27. Ensuring equal opportunity for subordinates in training and career development opportunities.

28. Participating in recruitment efforts, including job fairs or outreach programs.

29. Implementing an employee safety program.

30. Formulate an annual budget for a major program that includes law enforcement, emergency services, and other visitor and resource protection services.

31. Monitor expenditures against authorized funds.

32. Adjust budget allocations to increases and decreases.

33. Submit projects for special funding to address budget deficiencies and special needs.

34. Direct staff performing complex and diverse visitor and resource protection duties.

35. Direct protection personnel in the investigations of felonies and serious misdemeanors.

36. Make or recommend alternatives to address law enforcement matters of a sensitive or potentially controversial nature while still achieving park objectives and goals.

37. Use law enforcement procedures to protect against and investigate the full range of crimes against parks' natural, historical, and cultural resources.

38. Serve as a member of all-hazard operations teams conducting emergency response operations for events such as floods, severe weather, earthquake response, terrorism response, or other natural disasters.

39. Serve as an Incident Commander during all-hazard incidents, or major special event or first amendment operations.