Administrative Support Assistant (OA)
These positions are located in Mount Rainier National Park, within the Facilities Maintenance Divisions, the Interpretation and Education Division or the Superintendents Office.
Open to the first 100 applicants or until 02/14/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
The National Park Service seeks to hire up to three assistants to join a fast paced team working to support staff and operations across the park, including interpretation and education, and facilities maintenance. You will provide a wide-range of administrative aid, from financial and travel management to onboarding and personnel support of the nearly 200 seasonal employees at Mount Rainier National Park. Your work will help ensure the park's natural environment, cultural history, and recreational opportunities exist for years to come.
The incumbent's responsibilities include managing park budget data, assisting with hiring and personnel actions, reviewing travel authorizations, making acquisitions through various authorities, coordinating housing assignments and housing program administration, and providing overall clerical and administrative support for park staff.
Mount Rainier National Park is located approximately 2 hours south of Seattle, near the community of Ashford. It is included within the Seattle/Tacoma locality pay area. Government housing may be available, however a full range of living options are available within commuting distance, from rural to small town to suburban. All services and amenities are available in nearby communities. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound: hiking, climbing, canoeing and kayaking, biking, and fishing among others. The climate is considered moderate, but frequently overcast and rainy at lower elevations during fall, winter and spring. Longmire often experiences snowfall from November-May. Summers are normally sunny and pleasant with daytime temperatures ranging from the low 70's to low 80's and low humidity. Please visit the park's website at http://www.nps.gov/mora for more information.
This position is open to All current federal employees or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), Veterans more than 30% disabled eligibles; Former Public Lands Corps (PLC) Member; Land Management Workforce Flexible Act. Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities, Schedule A and/or individuals w/disabilities; Peace Corps; AmeriCorps; Vista. Please see the announcement in USA Jobs for further information.