These positions are located in the Pacific Northwest Region,
Region 6 and are located on a Forest Service Ranger District.
The primary purpose of these positions are to serve as a
District Ranger with responsibility for the management of
resources, goods and services of a designated area on a National
Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled
and the dates when applications are due for these locations may be
found at Forest Service website.
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- Duties listed are at the full performance level.
- Prepare program of work for the management, protection, and
development of resources on the assigned unit.
- Establish and implement the development, production,
conservation, and utilization of the natural resources of
associated lands of the unit.
- Formulate the plans, programs, and objectives for the assigned
unit based on overall unit objectives.
- Analyze long-range and short-range action plans to ensure
consistency with strategies and program emphasis in the approved
- Develop, edit, revise, or review written material about agency
programs, environmental analysis, policies, or proposals.
- Provide recommendations and resource information to higher
organizational levels concerning programs within the unit.
- Promote unit program objectives and policies to gain support
for their implementation.
- Plan and direct the overall work of the unit performed through
subordinate supervisors, team leaders, committee chairs or
comparable similar personnel.
- Provide leadership, allocate resources, and implement
activities to accomplish agency multicultural organization
direction and Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights requirement,
goals, policies, and objectives.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for meetings,
incidents and/or training.
0340 Program Management
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service
registered or exempt.
- Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background
investigation and/or fingerprint check.
- Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless
- Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to
have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial
- Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check.
To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
- Selectee is subject to financial disclosure requirements and
must submit form OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report,
within 30 days of appointment and annually thereafter.
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and
qualifications requirements as defined below by the date
certificates are issued. For more information on the qualifications
for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's
General Schedule Qualification Standards.
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess
the experience requirements.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-12 level: Applicants must have one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade
level. Specialized experience must demonstrate at least two of the
following: Represented an organizational unit for the purpose of
discussing agency policies and regulations with local, county, and
State representatives, civic groups, cooperators, permittees,
general public, and/or industry representatives; Developed annual
program of work, prepared project work plans, developed long and
short-term budget needs, set priorities and documented work
progress and accountability for assigned programs; Planned,
implemented, and administered a program for a unit that included
developing staffing, budget and equipment needs for program/project
accomplishment; and/or provided advice, technical support, and
evaluation of proposed and on-going programs to higher-level
For the GS-13 level: Applicant must have one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade
level. One year of specialized experience equivalent the GS-12
level: Specialized experience must demonstrate all of the
following: Provided counsel to higher organizational levels
concerning program issues and their current and anticipated
effects; Exercised program responsibilities that included two or
more of the following: program development, planning, budgeting, or
identifying workforce and organizational needs to establish and
meet priorities; Interacted with local, county, and State
representatives, civic groups, cooperators, permittees, members of
the general public, and industry to discuss, explain, or defend
management policies and regulations.
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.
Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following
for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and
year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per
week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and
description of duties performed. This information must be provided
for each permanent, temporary or seasonal appointment/work
assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a
separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting work
history may not be credited for qualifications purposes. This can
result in an applicant not being considered for the position.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee
in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion
opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52
weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line
of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must
be met by the closing date of this announcement.
There is no substitution of education for specialized