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Interdisciplinary Supervisory Historian/Cultural Anthropologist/
MOOSE WY 83012
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  Job posted:   Sun Jun 3, 2018
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Interdisciplinary Supervisory Historian/Cultural Anthropologist/
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
This position is located in Grand Teton National Park, within the Science & Resource Management Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information.
This position is open to:
**1.)** Current Career or Career-Conditional employees of the National Park Service. For more information, select the following link(s): 1) Merit Promotion, and/or 2) Status Candidate
**2.)** Current Department of Interior (DOI) employees in the local commuting area eligible under the Career Transition Program (CTAP). For more information, select the following link: 1) Career Transition Program (CTAP).
**3.)**Current or former time-limited (temporary and term) employees of a land management agency eligible for permanent positions under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA). For more information, select the following link: Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA).
This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses **will be paid** if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.
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### Responsibilities
The incumbent will serve as the Cultural Resources Program Manager (Branch Chief, Cultural Resources) within the Division of Science & Resource Management. Major duties include:
* Supervises cultural resource staff to protect historic structures and landscapes; archeological resources; museum and archival collections; and to document park history. Develops work plans and schedules; obtains and allocates resources to meet priority objectives.
* Identifies, evaluates, monitors, and manages archeological resources, historic structures, and other cultural resources and threats to them, recommending action regarding status and mitigation of present and future impacts.
* Serves as primary representative of the superintendent ensuring compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and other laws, regulations and policies to protect cultural resources. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with the State and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, traditionally associated tribes, agencies, partners, and the public to advance resource stewardship.
* Prepares and coordinates development of plans and strategies to manage and protect cultural resources through scientifically and culturally credible inventory, monitoring, adaptive use, active preservation or rehabilitation efforts, and cooperative research.
* Develops and manages multiple fund sources, prepares budget requests and progress/completion reports, serves as technical representative for contracts and agreements (COTR/ATR), works with budget analysts to track expenditures and ensure fiscal accountability.
**Physical Demands:** The position may require strenuous physical activity including periods of standing, walking, climbing, and lifting and carrying heavy objects. Some activities will occur in physically dangerous areas or settings such as in or around historic structures and in museum storage areas. Documentary research and report writing work is sedentary, which entails the ability to concentrate and write for long periods of time.
**Work Environment:** Work is performed primarily indoors. Occasionally, work may be performed outdoors in all types of weather and conditions. Outdoor assignments may be performed in potentially hazardous areas including steep slopes, rocky terrain, high-elevation mountainous terrain, fire lines, and forests. On occasion, flying in fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters is possible.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
Yes
* #### Job family (Series)
0170 History
0190 General Anthropology
0193 Archeology
0808 Architecture
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* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship required.
* Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
* Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males
* Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
* 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). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
* 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.
* If you are a new supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
* You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 5 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
* You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.
### Qualifications
**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:** applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications based on specialized experience.
**Specialized experience** is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience for this position include: providing cultural resource program support and professional advice in at least one of the occupations listed above; work preparing, and coordinating the writing of cultural resource plans; work involved with design, development, testing, and implementation of protocols used to identify, evaluate, and do long term monitoring of cultural resources; planning or participating in the planning of cultural resource projects or studies; or researching, developing, and preparing manuscripts for professional publications.
**BASIC REQUIREMENTS BY SERIES:** This is an interdisciplinary position; therefore, applicants will be considered for a range of occupational fields (occupational series) based on qualifications and experience. Occupational series in which applications will be accepted are outlined below.
**In addition to meeting the minimum experience requirement listed above, applicants must meet the basic requirement for at least one of the series/occupations listed below.**
**GS-0170, Historian**
1. Degree: 4-year degree in history; or related field that included at least 18 semester hours in history.
**OR**
2. Combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major in history, or a major in a related field that included at least 18 semester hours in history, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
**GS-0190, Cultural Anthropologist**
1. Degree: 4-year degree in anthropology.
**OR**
2. Combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in anthropology, or related course work, plus appropriate experience or additional education, or four years of appropriate experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work.
**GS-0193, Archeologist**
1. Degree: 4-year degree in archeology 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 which 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. A degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements described above (including archeological field school).
**OR**
2. Combination of college-level education, experience or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. Creditable experience in this field is considered to be four 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. Applicants with such field experience should, after additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, 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.
**OR**
3. Four 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. Applicants with such field experience should, after additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, 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.
**GS-0808, Historic Architect**
1. Degree: 4-year degree in architecture or a related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least 30 semester hours were in architectural design, AND 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
**OR**
2. Combination of education and experience including college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, **AND** a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. An applicant lacking a degree in architecture must have had l year of experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture. In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required. This experience must have demonstrated that the applicant has acquired a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture.
**Volunteer 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 include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".**
### Education
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institutionwith 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.
### Additional information
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
This position has no known promotion potential.
The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information,
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Candidates who apply under **Competitive Merit Promotion** procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are highly qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.
Candidates who apply under **Noncompetitive Merit Promotion** procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.
**You will be evaluated on the following competencies:**
* Financial Management
* Managing Human Resources
* Planning and Evaluating
* Technical Competence
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
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## Required Documents
The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/08/2018.
1. **Resume** which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and indicate hours worked per week. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
2. A complete **Occupational Questionnaire**
3. **Merit Promotion Eligibility Documentation**such as:
* Current National Park Service Career/Career-Conditional employees must submit a copy of their latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" **that reflects current career or career-conditional tenure within the National Park Service**, such as the initial hire, promotion, or reassignment, showing position title, series, grade and tenure (please do not submit an Award SF-50 unless it provides the necessary information) and, if different, an SF-50 showing highest permanent grade ever held.
* **LMWFA** Documentation for the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) eligibility, which includes ALL Appointment AND Termination SF-50s for EACH appointment as well as ALL performance evaluations, for each qualifying period of temporary employment claimed.
4. **Other Supporting Documents**, if applicable, such as:
* Due Weight for Performance Appraisals and Awards:
* Please submit a copy of your most recent performance appraisal/evaluation and a list of any incentive awards (e.g. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increase, etc.) you received in the last 5 years. You must provide performance appraisal/evaluation and incentive award documentation which will be forwarded to the selecting official. The selecting official will use this documentation to assign a due weight point value to be considered during the overall selection process. If you do not have a current performance appraisal, please submit a statement as to why it is not available, and if it was at an acceptable level. If you fail to submit this documentation, it will result in no points being assigned by the selecting official during the selection process.
5. College transcripts, if qualifying on the **Basic Requirements** based on your education.
6. Documentation for Career Transition Assistance Plan consideration if you are a displaced Deparment of the Interior Federal employee within the local commuting area. You must include: 1) Proof you are a displaced Department of the Interior Federal employee, e.g., RIF Separation Notice, Notice of Proposed Removal, etc; 2) SF-50s (Notifications of Personnel Action) showing career/conditional tenure competitive status, promotion potential and duty location; and 3) your most recent performance appraisal. To exercise selection priority, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above 85 on the rating criteria for this position.
**Do not submit photographs with your application package.** Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.
**Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents.** Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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## How to Apply
**To apply for this position:** You must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To receive consideration, the complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/08/2018. ** WE DO NOT ACCEPT HARD-COPY OR E-MAIL APPLICATION PACKAGES.**
1. Select Apply. If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to login or create an account.
2. Prompted to Start the Application Process by selecting "Start Application."
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* To **PREVIEW** the application questionnaire, select the following link:
3. Select or add the resume you want to use for this application. Click here on how to build a resume in USAJOBS.
4. Select documents you want included in this application.
5. Review package to acknowledge your documents were reviewed.
6. Select if you want to include your demographic information.
7. After reading and certifying the application is true and submitted in good faith, select "Continue to Agency Site."
8. Follow onscreen prompts and instructions to complete your application.
9. Add the supporting documents by indexing your documents with the dropdown.
* Upload any missing required documents or optional documents.
10. Review and Submit Application.
11. While logged in, you can check the status of your application by selecting "+" next to the job title for this position.
12. You can review or revise your application at any point during the open period of the announcement.
* To update an application, you should log into your USAJOBS account and select "+" next to the job title for this position. Select **"Update Application"**for this job.
* **Note:** When you click **Update Application**, you will be prompted to re-select your documents from USAJOBS. Documents submitted with the first application will no longer be associated with the applicant record. So it is important that you select all documents you want to use in the re-application.
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### Agency contact information
### Shawn Lipinski
##### Phone
(307) 739-3442
##### Email
shawnlipinski@nps.gov
##### Address
Grand Teton National Park
PO Drawer 170
Moose, WY
US
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### Next steps
Once the Occupational Questionnaire is received you will receive acknowledgement that your submission was successful. If you are among the most qualified candidates and your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly for a possible interview. You will be notified of the status of your Application Package at the time candidates are referred for consideration, and when the selection process is complete.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501142600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/01/2018 to 06/08/2018
*Salary:* $73,375 to $95,388 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 12
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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