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National Park Service Secretary (OA) in Denali Park, Alaska

Summary This position is open to all US Citizens under announcement number AK-1537-DENA-24-12470137-DE. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. This position is located in Denali National Park and Preserve in the Superintendent's Office. Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to the following: Attends, records notes, and finalizes notes for Denali Management Team meetings. Attends other meetings and serves as notetaker, as requested. Prepares draft and final correspondence from the Superintendent's Office. Processes payroll, travel, purchasing, and personnel actions for two divisions; uses multiple computer programs to complete this work. Manages scheduling for the Superintendent's Office and Denali Management Team. Provides support for meetings held by these offices. Serves as the front-line contact for visitors and meeting attendees who come to the Headquarters Office. Answers the Superintendent's phone line and monitors the general email inbox. Coordinates logistics for very important people visits, public virtual town hall meetings, all employee meetings, and other meetings as requested. Completes special projects in support of the Superintendent's priorities. Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. At the higher grade level, the individual will be expected to perform more independently. Promotion to the full performance level is neither guaranteed nor implied and will be based solely on your ability to satisfactorily perform the work of the position, existing work at the higher grade level, and recommendation by the position's supervisor. Physical Demands: Work is essentially sedentary, but does require some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items such as papers and files. Working Conditions: The work is performed in an office setting. The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for situational telework only, or during an emergency or natural disaster, with prior supervisory approval. Government housing may be available. Please visit find a park for additional park information. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship required. Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication. Must meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males. Complete the initial online assessment and USA Hire Assessment, if required. Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service); with few exceptions as outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal civilian employees applying for reinstatement who have had a break in service of less than one year, as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointments. Time-in-grade does not apply to new excepted service appointments. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. If you are a new employee in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Lastly, you may be required to submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license. You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided. "Requirements" continue in the "Qualifications" section below. Qualifications All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-07/19/2024-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time. If part-time, the hours worked per week must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized 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 specialized experience that you will be granted. An award SF-50 will not be acceptable documentation for which to consider your amount of qualifying 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. SELECTIVE FACTOR: This position requires a typing proficiency of at least 40 words per minute. You must self-certify your ability to type 40 words per minute during the application process. Candidates who do not meet this requirement by close of this announcement will receive no further consideration for this position. In addition to the Selective Factor above, to qualify for this position at the GS-06 grade level, you must possess the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sector) that is directly related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include: receiving calls and visitors and directing them to appropriate persons or subordinate offices; preparing a variety of correspondence, reports, and forms; reviewing documentation for proper format, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; scheduling appointments; and processing travel and payroll. You must include hours per week worked. In addition to the Selective Factor above, to qualify for this position at the GS-07 grade level, you must possess the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level in Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sector) that is directly related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience for this position include: screening and answering telephone calls and determining which require personal attention; establishing, organizing, and maintaining files of correspondence, manuals, and other related information; reviewing correspondence and reports for proper format, grammar, punctuation, spelling and conformance with procedural instructions; scheduling and shifting appointments based on commitments; gathering and assembling necessary supporting documentation for reports; organizing meetings; and processing travel and payroll. You must include hours per week worked. Volunteer 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. Continued "Requirements:" Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime. You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 1 nights per month. You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority. Education There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level(s) of this announcement. Additional Information A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected. The display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay. This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate. Alaska currently does not have a state income tax. Salary and COLA subject to annual review and adjustment. A Recruitment Incentive May Be Authorized for a newly selected employee when appointed to a permanent, temporary, or term position. A Federal employee who is transferring to the National Park Service from another component, bureau or Federal agency and who does not meet the conditions under 5 CFR 575.102 is not eligible for a recruitment incentive. A Relocation Incentive May Be Authorized for a Federal employee when the employee must move, as directed by the National Park Service (NPS) either through a management directed reassignment or selection for employment, to a different location at least 50 miles away from the one where his/her position of record held at time of selection is currently located, due to a need of the NPS. A relocation incentive is not the same as a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move and, as such, may be granted in conjunction with one another. Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a RA in your online application. Requests for RA for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for RA must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for RA are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, based on your adjudication decision. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a RA, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: Documentation for the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) eligibility, submission of ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA. Performance documentation can be obtained by contacting the supervisors for the positions you served in during your 24 months. If they did not complete performance appraisals ask them to provide a statement of performance for each period of service. The statement must specify the dates for each employment period and your level of performance (dates should match the dates on the SF-50s).