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Monument Manager

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## Duties
### Summary
BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as the Monument Manager for the Upper Missouri River National Monument. The duty station will be in one of three locations: Fort Benton, Montana ; Havre, Montana or Lewistown, Montana.
One selection will be made from this announcement.
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### Responsibilities
The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:
Planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating resource management programs requiring multiple-use management and protection of a variety of resources.
Coordinating land and resource planning and management with representatives of other agencies, Federal, State and local governments, the general public, and with private landholders.
Developing, implementing and managing a program of conservation and management of land and resource programs including long and short term planning, and conducting and coordinating programs.
Determining work priorities for the National Monument and directing accomplishment of the approved Annual Work Plan.
Conducting a viable and open public relations program, and ensuring an awareness of the value and effect of a positively oriented program that emphasizes Bureau and cooperative programs and accomplishments.
Performing management functions such as selecting employees for vacant positions; establishing performance standards and evaluating performance; identifying developmental and training needs of employees, etc.
Physical Demands: Work is sedentary, however, inspection and participation in field work requires standing, climbing, stooping, bending, lifting, and walking over rough, uneven terrain. Operation of motor vehicles is required. Other methods of travel may include all terrain vehicles or farm equipment. Work is performed indoors and outdoors, subject to inclement weather and terrain variables. Work includes weekends and holidays, as well as some evening meetings and appointments.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - At times, travel for meetings and/or training may be required.
##### Supervisory status
Yes
##### Promotion Potential
12
#### Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Background Investigation is required.
Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections.
You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
Direct Deposit Required.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
### Qualifications
For GS-12 Level: Candidates must haveone year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level. Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-11) of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience include providing leadership, motivation, and high level support in planning, organizing, or directing multiple public land use management projects/program/initiatives; participating in the planning of cultural resource management in a in a public lands environment; making independent decisions required to carry out multiple use and ecosystem projects.
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
### Education
There is no positive education requirement for this position.
### Additional information
Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
Appointment is subject to meeting one-year probationary requirements.
You will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must receive a score of at least 90 to receive priority consideration under either program. Information about CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
The BLM utilizes telework flexibilities to increase employee satisfaction and retention and to continue operations during emergencies and weather-related closures.
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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.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do the work of this position:
-Knowledge of management principles involved in administering resources in a National Monument including watershed, realty functions, minerals. recreation, wildlife habitat, cultural resources, protection (including fire control), and livestock forage.
-Knowledge of and skill in the program, planning and budgeting systems, including Resource Management Plan (RMP), Activity Plan, Annual Work Plan (AWP) and program packaging.
-Knowledge and skills in supervisory and managerial theories, practices and procedures; and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
-Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships and communicate with local, State and Federal agencies, tribal governments, advisory groups, congressional staff, interest and user groups, and the media, and the ability to recognize sensitive and controversial issues in the initial stages.
-Ability to understand socio-political and natural resource issues in order to provide management guidance for the organization, and to strategically identify and analyze emerging issues at the National Monument level.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
##### Drug test required
No
Required Documents
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## Required Documents
All applicable supplemental documentation must be uploaded or faxed (with generated fax cover sheets) to: 571-258-4052, and received before by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of this announcement. See important information regarding uploading and faxing supplemental documentation below. THE FOLLOWING SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED, AS APPLICABLE:
1) SF-50b (or SF-50): You must submit a copy of your SF-50b (Notification of Personnel Action) , or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1).
2) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) Documentation: If you are a CTAP Eligible applicant: Provide 1) a copy of your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location; and, 2) proof of eligibility. It must be indicated in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. 3) Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA): If you are eligible under PL-114-47, LMWFA you must submit documentation verifying (a) initial selection under competitive examining procedures to a land management agency under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service , (b) service under this initial appointment, or in conjunction with subsequent competitive service time-limited appointments, to a land management agency was for a period of 24 months without a break in service of two or more years, and (c) performance was evaluated as being at an acceptable level for the entire applicable period(s). ?Required documentation? includes first and last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) for each? ? appointment? verifying the Position Occupied code (Block 34) is 1-Competitive Service, AND documentation of successful performance for each appointment. Applicants are encouraged to combine all required documents into one or more files and scan for uploading into the application. Each file must not exceed 3MB. Grouping documents into files will simplify the application process. Failure to submit required documentation will result in loss of consideration . Uploading and Faxing Supplemental Documentation: You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile. Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. Each document type must use the appropriate generated fax coversheet and be faxed in a separate transmission. Uploading Documents: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager (3MB is the maximum size allowed for a document). Do not use both options, only one document can be saved in each section, and only the latest document will be maintained in the system. Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
Checking Application Status and Materials: Hint: Do this before the announcement closes. After you have completed your application, to check the status of your application materials log in to your USAJOBS account, select the ?Application Status? section, check under the ?Status? for this vacancy, once your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received it will state ?Received.? Any other application status may indicate that you did not complete the application process and/or your application has not been submitted. Please note: A status of ?Received? reflects that your resume and on-line questionnaire have been received; applicable supplemental documentation may still need to be submitted (see required documents above).
#### 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.
Benefits
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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.
To explore the benefits typically offered to most federal employees in permanent positions, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at the above link.
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.
How to Apply
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## How to Apply
THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH USAJOBS. If you need assistance in applying online, please call or email the contact listed on this vacancy. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. PLEASE NOTE: If you have access to a public library, State Job Service Office, etc., you must use these resources to apply online. You must follow the steps described below to complete the application process:
1)YOU MUST CREATE A PROFILE in USAJOBS under My Account. If you already have a registered profile in USAJOBS you do not need to register again. Your profile must contain a current resume for submission. In order to receive proper consideration, your resume should include the following information:
Personal contact information
Work experience (paid or unpaid) including - starting and ending dates (month and year), employer's name and address, job title (include job series and grade if Federal), duties and accomplishments, supervisor's name and telephone number, indicate if supervisor may be contacted, hours per week, and salary.
Education and job-related training including - school name, type and year of degrees/diploma received, credits earned and majors; title of training course and year of completion.
References - personal and professional - Additional information - skills (languages, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.), certificates or licenses (current only), and/or honors, awards, and special accomplishments (recognition, professional memberships, publications, leadership activities, etc.).
Insufficient information could result in an ineligible rating. The USAJOBS Resume Builder was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder is an available tool when you login to your USAJOBS account.
2) COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION , including responses to all application questions, by clicking on the ?APPLY ONLINE? button that appears on this announcement.
3) SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION as applicable. See ?Required Documents? section below. It is your responsibility to ensure that a complete application (including a resume, on-line questionnaire, and applicable supplemental documentation) is received before by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
NOTE: Technical problems may take at least 1 business day to resolve; therefore, you are highly encouraged to complete the application process prior to the closing date.
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### Agency contact information
### Branch of Human Resources
##### Phone
406-896-5002
##### Fax
406-896-5297
##### Email
apply@blm.gov
##### Address
Bureau of Land Management
BLM Montana State Office
Branch of Human Resources
Billings, Montana 59101
United States
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### Next steps
You will receive notification via email, generally within 2 weeks of the closing date of the announcement, as to whether or not your name was referred to the selecting official. You may also check the status of your application by accessing the application status tab in your USAJOBs account.
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Fair & Transparent
## 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.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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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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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
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/518174800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 11/30/2018 to 12/14/2018
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 12
Salary: $73,375 to $95,388 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time

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