JOB: Outdoor Recreation Planner with the National Park Service, Annapolis, MD

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    Alicia Mazzara

    Job Title: Outdoor Recreation Planner (Stewardship & Partnership Assistance)
    Department: Department Of The Interior
    Agency: National Park Service
    Job Announcement Number: GETT-11-87DEU

    SALARY RANGE: $74,872.00 – $97,333.00 /year
    OPEN PERIOD: Monday, August 08, 2011 to Friday, August 12, 2011
    SERIES & GRADE: GS-0023-12
    POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Term NTE 13 Months
    DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy – Annapolis Metro area, MD
    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: United States Citizens

    Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service (NPS). Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

    This is a Term position not to exceed 13 Months, however the position may be non-competitively extended up to a total of four years. The work hours for this position are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. We hope to fill this position as quickly as possible.

    This position serves as an Outdoor Recreation Planner performing Stewardship and Partnership Assistance duties for the NPS’ Northeast Region (NER)’s Chesapeake Bay Office (CHBA). The Chesapeake Bay Office manages the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail and Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network and coordinates NPS involvement in the broader Chesapeake Bay conservation and restoration effort, including the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership and Executive Order 13508. This position reports directly to the Superintendent of CHBA.

    The position will be located in the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office. Information about programs managed by this office can be found at . This office represents the Nation Park Service in the state/federal Chesapeake Bay Program partnership, coordinated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in Annapolis, MD. Information about the Chesapeake Bay Program may be found at .

    Annapolis, Maryland’s capital is located approximately 25 miles east of Washington, DC and 20 miles south of Baltimore. Celebrated as America’s sailing capital, Annapolis sits on the Chesapeake Bay and has a deep and lengthy maritime heritage. The city has 37,000 residents but, as a tourist destination, attracts many times that number annually. The county surrounding Annapolis has over 500,000 residents. Educational institutions include St. John’s College and the US Naval Academy. The city has a large number of restaurants, shops and all amenities associated with a state capital near a large metropolitan area. Summer temperatures are generally warm and humid and winters are usually mild.


    * U.S. Citizenship Required
    * If claiming Veterans Preference, you must attach supporting documentation
    * You must submit all required documents – Required Documents section below
    * A Valid Driver’s License
    * Occasional Travel Required
    * Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication


    * Coordinates the Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Implementation Team (GIT), supporting collaboration among federal, state, local and non-governmental partners in achieving citizen stewardship, land conservation and public access goals.
    * Manages staffer dedicated to the Stewardship Goal Team. Responsibilities include: planning work to be accomplished by staffer, setting and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing schedules for completion of work; assigning work to staffer based on priorities; evaluating work performance of staffer.
    * Coordinates Federal Office Directors (FOD) Group, an interagency group of directors or senior liaisons for federal agencies involved in Chesapeake conservation and restoration. Consults with FOD members, drafts meeting agendas and reviews agenda with the FOD chair, supports the chair in preparing for and carrying out FOD meetings, and develops prompt summaries of meeting agreements and action items.
    * Serves as functional leader and conducts all Project Officer responsibilities – including reviewing annual work plan, budget, and quarterly progress reports and conducting semi-annual monitoring reviews – for: (a) the Small Watershed Assistance Agreement between EPA and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation ($2 million annual budget); and (b) the Circuit Rider Assistance Agreement between EPA and the Center for Watershed Protection ($100,000 annual budget).
    * Provides expert technical assistance and advice to local staff and elected officials, state staff, and numerous stakeholder groups in watersheds and localities throughout the Chesapeake region on all matters associated with land conservation, public access and recreation development and citizen stewardship of land and water resources, including technical and financial assistance programs.

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    Makayla Coats

    Has this position been filled. I am a graduating senior this spring, and would love to be groomed for a position as this one. I am a tourism, leisure and event planning major. I have experience with leadership BLM and government relations

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