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Recreation Fee Clerk & Technician

Company: Department Of The Interior
Location: Ganado
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Summary



Collect and account for fees at various locations interacting with visitors and sharing information. Serve as front-line representative to answer questions and offer guidance to guests.



Likely Entry on Duty: March-July 2023.



Open to the first 375 applicants.



Applications must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the 11/04/2022 to be considered.



For more park(s) information, select "Learn more about this agency" below:



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Overview



* Accepting applications

* Open & closing dates



10/31/2022 to 11/04/2022



This job will close when we have received 375 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more





* Salary



$13.78 - $27.87 per hour



Salary does not include locality pay. For specific wage information, reference the OPM Salaries and Wages link in the Additional Information section.





* Pay scale & grade



GS 3 - 7





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Locations



Many vacancies in the following locations:



* Montezuma Castle NM Camp Verde, AZ





* Canyon de Chelly NM Chinle, AZ





* Hubbell Trading Post NHS Ganado, AZ





* Navajo NM Shonto, AZ





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* Dinosaur NM Dinosaur, CO





* Florissant Fossil Bed NM Florissant, CO





* Great Sand Dunes NP&P Mosca, CO





* Little Bighorn Battlefield NM Crow Agency, MT





* White Sands NM Alamogordo, NM





* Aztec Ruins NM Aztec, NM





* Capulin Volcano NM Capulin, NM





* Carlsbad Caverns NP Carlsbad, NM





* Bandelier NM Los Alamos, NM





* Gila Cliff Dwellings NM Silver City, NM





* Dinosaur NM Jensen, UT





* Capital Reef NP Torrey, UT





* Devils Tower NM Devils Tower, WY









* Remote job



No





* Telework eligible



No





* Travel Required



Not required





* Relocation expenses reimbursed



No





* Appointment type



Temporary - Not to Exceed: 1039 Hours





* Work schedule



Multiple Schedules - Work schedule is dependent upon the position.





* Service



Competitive





* Promotion potential



None





* Job family (Series)



0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance





* Supervisory status



No





* Security clearance



Not Required





* Drug test



No





* Position sensitivity and risk



Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk





* Trust determination process



Credentialing



Suitability/Fitness





* Announcement number



NS-1539-IMR-23-11666543-DE





* Control number



682535800







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This job is open to



* Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)



Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.





* The public



U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.







Clarification from the agency



This announcement is for the Intermountain Region - Group 3. Please refer to the location section to see which National Parks are for this announcement. The NPS has replaced existing and previously classified Visitor Use Assistant positions (series 0303) with the Recreation Fee Clerk and Technician position (series 0503).



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Duties



Recreation Fee Clerk & Technician Standard Duties:



* Serve as a front-line, uniformed representative of the NPS, answering visitor questions and explaining the area's recreational opportunities, including NPS interpretive services, concession operated facilities and services, campground availability, hiking trails, etc.

* Perform assignments in accordance with all NPS and U.S. Treasury regulations governing the handling of government funds.



Additional duties for GS-04:



* Operate an electronic cash register, computer, or Point of Sale (POS) system to conduct financial transactions; perform opening and closing functions; issue entrance receipts, tour tickets, permits, etc.

* Inventory and/or restock fee program supplies and assist with placing orders and preparing requisition requests for equipment/supplies needed.



Additional duties for GS-05:



* Assist higher level personnel with auditing fee collection program components/systems (e.g. cash registers, road/trail registers, honor systems, automated fee machines or AFMs, donation boxes, etc.); assist in completing audit paperwork and documenting findings; communicate audit results to supervisor.

* Prepare and complete remittance reports and bank deposits for funds donated and/or collected by others. Review shift reports and count funds collected; Investigate and proactively resolve routine or recurring discrepancies, and track overages, shortages, and errors.



Additional duties for GS-06:



* Review and verify the functionality of new fee related systems or modifications to existing systems as a result of regulatory and program requirements.

* Provide informal and formal training and education to employees, partners, volunteers, interns, cooperating association representatives, etc. regarding automated and non-automated fee processes, systems, software programs, tools, etc.



Additional duties for GS-07:



* Serve as a technical authority for the resolution of especially difficult or sensitive problems associated with the collection, remittance, and deposit of fee revenue and donations.



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Requirements



Conditions of Employment



* U.S. Citizenship required.

* Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.

* Males must meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement.

* You will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

* Occupancy of government quarters may be required.

* Government housing may be available but is not guaranteed.

* Use find a park to contact specific parks for more information on government housing.





* Must be able to handle, collect, and account for money.

* You may be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.

* You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and/or shift work.

* You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Lastly, you may be required to 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 discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license.



Qualifications



All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-11/04/2022 (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 as part of your application to be used to validate your work schedule and determine the amount of specialized 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.



Quality Ranking Factor: Handling Money - able to handle, collect, and account for money.



To qualify for this position at the GS-03 level, you must possess one of the following:



A. Six months of progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that demonstrates my ability to acquire the



knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of Recreation Fee Clerk.



* OR-



B. One year of education above high school (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours) from an accredited institution.



* OR-



C. Equivalent combination of experience and education that, together, equal 100% of the qualification standards listed above when combined.



To qualify for this position at the GS-04 level, you must possess one of the following:



A. One year of progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that demonstrates my ability to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of Recreation Fee Clerk.



* OR-



B. Two years of education above high school (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.



* OR-



C. Equivalent combination of experience and education that, together, equal 100% of the qualification standards listed above when combined.



To qualify for this position at the GS-05 level, you must possess one of the following:



A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of Recreation Fee Technician, GS-0503-05. Examples of specialized experience include: handling, tracking, or depositing monies; using software programs to maintain financial/accounting data (such as fee and stock data); performing fee collection, accounting or financial duties; or using tools or equipment (e.g., cash registers, calculators, etc.) to make sales transactions; ensuring accountability of funds and accurate financial records.



* OR-



B. Four years of education above high school (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours) leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. NOTE: Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.



* OR-



C. Equivalent combination of experience and education that, together, equal 100% of the qualification standards listed above when combined.



To qualify for this position at the GS-06 level, you must possess one of the following:



A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of Recreation Fee Technician, GS-0503-06. Examples of specialized experience include: performing fee collection, accounting or financial duties to include operating a point-of-sale system; using an automated financial system to perform accounting and/or financial transactions; ensuring accountability of funds and accurate financial record; or resolving software issues that arise in the remittance and/or fee collection process.



* OR-



B. Successful completion of one full year of graduate-level study (18 semester hours or equivalent) that directly applies to the work of the position in a field such as accounting, business, or finance. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.



* OR-



C. Possession of an equivalent combination of education and experience. For example, 6 months of the specialized experience (50% of the experience requirement), and 12 semester hours of graduate study from an accredited institution (75% of the qualifying education), equals greater than 100% of the total requirement.



To qualify for this position at the GS-07 level, you must possess one of the following:



A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of Recreation Fee Technician, GS-0503-07. Examples of specialized experience include: performing fee collection, accounting or financial duties to include operating a point-of sale system; performing recurring or standardized accounting transactions such as remittances and bank deposits in automated financial systems; ensuring accountability of funds and accurate financial record; or resolving software issues that arise in the remittance and/or fee collection process.



* OR-



B. Successful completion of one full year of graduate-level study (18 semester hours or equivalent) that directly applies to the work of the position in a field such as accounting, business, or finance. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.



* OR-



C. Equivalent combination of experience and education that, together, equal 100% of the qualification standards listed above when combined.



ICTAP/CTAP Statement: Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies.



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 the interpretation of foreign education programs and that (1) deemed your education equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program, or (2) given full credit for courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.



Additional information



This job opportunity announcement will be used to fill one or more additional selections at anytime without notification.



Click here for the OPM Salaries and Wages to calculate locality pay.



Non-Competitive Rehire Eligibility: Temporary seasonal employees can only maintain their non-competitive rehire eligibility if they work no more than a combined total of Temporary NTE less than 1040 hours anywhere in the National Park Service (NPS) within their established service year. Accordingly, non-competitive rehire eligibility allows for re-appointment to the same position or another position appropriate for temporary appointment with the same qualification requirements (5 CFR 316.402[b][7]), based on series and grade, anywhere in the major subdivision (NPS).



If you have held a temporary seasonal appointment in the past 12 months and have already worked the maximum temporary appointment less than 1040 hours during that period, you are still welcome to apply. However, please be aware that exceeding the limit of 1040 hours in your established service year will result in the loss of your non-competitive rehire eligibility.



The limit can be exceeded by working multiple temporary seasonal positions that result in a combined total greater than 1040 hours. The limit also can be exceeded by working a single temporary seasonal appointment that exceeds 1040 hours, unless granted an exception by OPM.



Employment may be terminated at any time due to fluctuations in funding levels, project needs, employee performance, or other considerations.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items.



WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work involves moderate risks or discomforts such as exposure to extremes of temperature, rain, snow, wind, and direct sunlight, as well as high levels of vehicle noise and emissions.



If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information.



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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.



A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses provided in the Assessment Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation, you will be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score will be adjusted accordingly. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you can lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions can affect your rating.



Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veterans' preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service connected disability of at least 10-percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories:



* Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position

* Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job

* Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.



You will be evaluated on the following competencies:



* Arithmetic/Mathematical Reasoning

* Attention to Detail

* Customer Service

* Interpersonal Skills

* Manages Resources

* Money Handling

* Technical Competence

* Technology Application



Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.



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