Topic ID #34370 - posted 1/6/2015 10:21 PM

Historian, GS-0170-11 - New York, NY

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Historian GS-0170-11
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:NE SHRO MM-1258253-15-18
SALARY RANGE:    $66,031.00 to $85,841.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 to Tuesday, January 13, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0170-11
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
New York, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    Career Seasonal
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. 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. For more information about the National Park Service, click Manhattan Sites.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.
This position will be filled under a Permanent appointment. In addition this position is seasonal in nature and is being advertised as being Career-Seasonal "subject to non-pay status" which means the work of this position is seasonal in nature and does not provide for employment on a full-time year-around basis. A subject to non-pay status position can provide the incumbent with work that will not exceed twenty-four pay periods (48 weeks) per year.  

The incumbent will be placed in non-duty/ non-pay status up to two pay periods (4 weeks) per service year. This period in non-duty/non-pay status will generally occur sometime between the months of January and March each service year.
Occasional Travel
may be required
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Uniformed Position
Valid State Driver's License
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The selectee will be responsible for:
Developing, in coordination with others, the Cultural resources management plans and park historical programs.
Gathering historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collecting data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
Presenting historical accounts in terms of individuals or social, ethnic, political, economic, or geographic groupings.
Preparing publications and exhibits, or review those prepared by others, to ensure their historical accuracy.
Speaking to various groups, organizations, and clubs.
Tracing historical development and conduct historical research as a basis for the identification, conservation, and reconstruction of historic places and materials.   
Publishing or present findings and theories.
Information/Housing Information:
Manhattan Sites are unique urban parks that include seven separate sites representing the 17th through the 20th centuries.  African Burial Ground National Monument tells the story of both free and enslaved Africans who were buried in a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam (later New York) in the 17th and 18th centuries.  It began use in the 17th or 18th century, but was only rediscovered in the past 20 years.
Housing is not available for this position.

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