National Park Service Property Management Specialist in Staten Island, New York
Summary This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. Position may be filled as a temporary promotion not to extend 1 year by current permanent National Park Service employee. Temporary promotions may be extended up to a maximum of 5 years and may be made permanent without further competition. Responsibilities The position is located in the Property Management Branch of the Administrative Division at Gateway National Recreation Area. The position serves as the Property Management Specialist for the Property Management Branch and as the Accountable Officer for the park in the National Park Service (NPS) Financial and Business Management System (FBMS), responsible for the requisition , receipts processing, vendor payment, budget submission, equipment planning, end of life projections, supervising the authorization; documentation, requisition, receipt, accounting, issue, storage, lateral transfer, return and disposal of non-expendable, standard, nonstandard, and durable property items and equipment. Maintains control over park fleet operations and reporting. Plans daily, midterm and long-term workload personnel requirements and training programs to meet current and future workload. Serves as the Accountable Officer with delegated authority and accountability for the total property book. The property book supports three diverse and separate park units at Jamaica Bay, Staten Island and Sandy Hook. Responsible for processing excess and disposal according to NPS policy and procedures. Serves as the property office trainer with technical responsibility for equipment acquisition processes, and equipment identification processing. AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Gateway National Recreation Area was established in 1972 as America's first urban national park. Located in the heart of New York City, the park extends from Brooklyn to Queens, to Staten Island and Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Its 26, 000 acres include a wildlife refuge, holly forest, ocean dunes and coastal uplands, to former military fortifications, New York City's first municipal airport, and the oldest lighthouse in America. Visitors enjoy ocean beaches, organized sports, fishing, hiking, bicycling, nature study and a chance to explore the area's important cultural heritage. US Government housing may be available. Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship required. Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication. Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males. 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). You must submit a copy of your performance appraisal/evaluation received within the past 15 months. 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 loss of consideration. In addition, please submit a list of incentive awards (e.g. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increase, etc.) you have received. Any performance appraisal/evaluation and incentive award documentation you provide will be forwarded to the selecting official as support in consideration of your application in the evaluation process. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also 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 disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work. Occupancy of government quarters is not required. Government housing is not available. If you are a new employee or 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 All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-03/27/2023-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying 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 qualifying experience that you will be granted. An award SF-50 will not be acceptable documentation for which to consider your amount of qualifying experience. For all other applicants who are not current federal employees, your resume must state either "full-time" (or "40 hours a week") or "part-time" with the number of hours worked per week to ensure proper crediting of specialized 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. QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for this position, you must possess the qualifying specialized experience and/or education as well as selective factors as described in the occupational/assessment questionnaire and as outlined below. A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves experience in physical inventories of a large organization; documenting an internal control plan and addressing and taking corrective action on any deficiencies; developing and preparing an annual report of internal control assessments relating to property management; provides recommendations to park managers and staff; maintenance of property transactions and the supporting documents and reports. B. Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. (Note: Applicants must provide transcripts as verification of their education). C. Combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as defined above which equals 100%. For example, I have 6 months of specialized experience and 6 months of graduate level education (i.e. 9 semester hours or 13 quarter hours of education). (Note: Applicants who select this response must have transcripts as verification of their education).? 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. Education To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with 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 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. 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: The work is primarily sedentary. Some physical effort is required because of the need to move, walk or stand in the course of going from place to place to attend meetings or move about within the office. Also, their is a need to walk on hard concrete surfaces when visiting the warehouse, may need to stoop, bend, or crawl into tight spaces to check warehouse storage areas for supplies and property. Some moving, walking, driving to visit other offices within the park will also be needed. Travel to other facilities and regional facilities to conduct inventories, provide training or staff assistance will also be required. Working Conditions: Much of the work is performed in an office adjacent to a mail handling facility and involves everyday risks or discomforts which to not require more than normal safety precautions for an office environment. However, you will be required to visit areas, which may be cold, hot, or drafty, and involve motorized/moving equipment, such as forklifts or pallet jacks, that may be in operation. Work in the property office involves moderate risks and special safety precautions, some may require protective and reflective clothing and equipment such as steel toed shoes, and a hart-hat. The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.