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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/4/2018
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Education
Natural Resources Manager
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Department of the Army | Murfreesboro, AR
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Job Description

* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: Serves as Natural Resources Manager at Lake Greeson Field Office, a major reservoir project with complex and complicated natural resource and recreation programs that are subject to numerous problems. Develops and executes the planning and management of natural and man-made resources and the operation and maintenance of all structures, roads and appurtenances. Directs the execution of these responsibilities through subordinate employees who carry out incumbent's direction of the overall project for which they are responsible.

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Responsibilities

* Coordinates the development of land and natural resource management plans.
* Approves a program of ecosystem assessment to measure the impacts of public use on various resources, particularly land, fish and wildlife resources.
* Promotes protection of threatened and endangered species by keeping the public informed.
* Identifies areas where problems reflect endangered resources, overcrowding or under development in the serviced areas.
* Implements approved mitigation plans and other authorized land management plans.
* Oversees contracts and activities to ensure contract compliance and proper administrative requirements and procedures are followed.
* Develops training plans to ensure personnel are adequately qualified to perform assigned tasks.
* Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of the assignment and the capabilities and availability of the employee.
* Makes clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals or groups to discuss pertinent regulations laws, and policies governing the use of land, water and facilities.
* Coordinates with state and local authorities, safety council, Red Cross and other to obtain interest and support of the safety programs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes


* Job family (Series)

0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences


* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
* Supervisory probation period of 1 year may be required.
* Incumbent may be required to work under inclement weather conditions.
* Valid, state issued driver's license required.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series 0401 -BASIC REQUIREMENT

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.

OR

B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Implementing a variety of complex sometimes controversial natural resource management programs for protection of the serviced areas 2) Reviewing requests for leases, licenses and special use permits for all equipment and lands in the serviced area 3) Coordinating the management of a variety of facilities and visitor information centers 4) Monitoring plans for equipment and resource needs for successful project operation and maintenance. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Environmental Planning
* Leadership
* Natural Resource Management
* Oral Communication

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the 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. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html