May 25, 2011 at 3:21 pm #131285
Job Title: Historic Ship Preservation and Ship Master
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Job Announcement Number: FS-475368-IK11
SALARY RANGE: $37.29 – $43.52 /hour
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 to Tuesday, June 07, 2011
SERIES & GRADE: WS-5701-10
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 10
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancies – San Francisco, CA
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: United States Citizens
Experience Your America and Build a Fulfilling Career by Joining the National Park Service
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations
If selected for this position will serve as a Historic Ship Preservation and Ship Master for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (SAFR)’s Facilities and Ships Division, National Park Service (NPS), Pacific West Region (PWR) located in San Francisco, California.
In this position you will serve as the primary and/or alternate Master of the ALMA, last of the original San Francisco Bay scow schooners assisting with coverage of a seven day operation schedule. You must possess: (1) a valid U.S. Coast Guard 100 ton Master’s License with sailing endorsement for inland or near coastal waters, (2) type 1 marine radio operators license, and (3) certificates for First Aid, CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), and AED (automatic external defibrillator) prior to starting this position.
The ALMA, built in 1891 and restored by the NPS is a National Historic Landmark. The Historic Ship Preservation and Ship Master is given full legal authority over all operations and personnel on board and in port. It is an established Park goal to preserve and operate the ALMA in a fashion which will give a cadre of staff and volunteers an opportunity to sail and maintain a traditional wooden sailing vessel and will give the public the experience of sailing on a historic and fully operational sailing vessel in the manner it was originally used.
Currently only one vacancy will be filled, however, more than one vacancy may be filled through this announcement should the need arise.
Full Performance Level is WS-10
* U. S. Citizenship is required.
* Successful completion of a background check is required.
* You will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
* A physical examination is required.
* This is a drug testing designated position.
* You will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure.
The ALMA’s master by both law and tradition is solely and ultimately responsible for the safety and good conduct of the ship and all persons embarked including crew members, other staff, passengers, and students. In this position you will perform duties such as:
* Supervision: Responsible for the safe operation (while underway) of the vessel and the safe passage of crew and passengers on all sailing programs on the bay and delta.
* Vessel Preservation: Oversee all operational readiness, upkeep and maintenance, and preservation which includes regular, routine, ongoing and periodic maintenance of the vessel while in water and out, as well as, all aspects of the vessel’s haul-out, from project planning, contract development and contract management.
* General Vessel Preservation: Plans for and develops recommendations for programming priorities of all vessel functions and ensures that professionally recognized procedures are applied in all operations.
* Interpretation Duties: Interprets the vessel, vessel history and general maritime history to the public all while operating a floating national Historic Landmark in San Francisco Bay to the standards of the National Park Service, Secretary of Interior Standard for Historic Vessel Preservation and the U.S. Coast Guard.
You must possess: 1) a valid U.S. Coast Guard 100 ton Master’s License with sailing endorsement for inland or near coastal waters, (2) type 1 marine radio operators license, and (3) certificates for First Aid, CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), and AED (automatic external defibrillator), to be considered for this position.
For more information, see http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=99522183&JobTitle=Historic+Ship+Preservation+and+Ship+Master&x=81&y=13&brd=3876&vw=b&FedEmp=N&FedPub=Y&tm=0&pg=6&re=4&AVSDM=2011-05-25+00%3a03%3a00.
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