DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Open & closing dates
06/03/2021 to 06/09/2021
This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
Pay scale & grade
$64,649 to $84,049 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Yes as determined by agency policy
This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
Open to the first 50 applicants or until whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
DUTY LOCATION: The duty location of this position is negotiable after selection but will need to be within 100 miles of the Historic Trail in one of the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.
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Leads the Lewis and Clark NHT team to build and maintain relationships with the associated Tribes and other groups on an informal and formal government-to-government basis. Consultation with Indian Tribes is well established in existing work, the Trail’s enabling legislation, and other federal laws, executive orders, regulations, and policies.
Solicits recommendations from the Tribes and sovereign nations associated with the Lewis and Clark NHT in accordance with the Trail’s legislation and cooperative agreements, regarding opportunities for involvement by the Tribes, the State, and other local and national entities in developing and supporting the Trail’s mission.
Coordinates, leads, and assists in facilitating tribal consultation meetings and partnership activities and monitors the function of cooperative agreements between the Trail and each of the Tribes associated with the Lewis and Clark NHT.
Leads planning a program of tribal outreach, collaboration, and promotes a general understanding of the role of the National Park Service (NPS) mission, and promotes partnerships between the NPS, the Tribes associated with the Trail as well as private citizens and others. As assigned, works effectively on behalf of the Trail in assisting other NPS offices and partners in projects pursuing the Trail’s program objectives.
Communicates daily – verbally and in writing, with partners, visitors, and others. Responds effectively to questions, concerns, or issues of a potentially controversial nature. Accurately records minutes of meetings, documents formal and informal contacts and shares these with Trail staff; generates oral and written reports and writes documents or articles.
Listens effectively, develops and shares with Trail staff an understanding of tribal concerns, and advises the Superintendent and Trail staff on the sensitive and complex nature of NPS-Tribal relations, including implications of tribal requests, and potential impacts of Trail projects and programs on tribal interests and develops appropriate response.
Works to enhance Trail staff capacity to appropriately communicate with Tribal representatives in support of the Trail’s core mission for resources stewardship, interpretation and education, partnerships, and recreation.
Develops and delivers informational products and services that promote awareness and understanding of the cultural and historic significance of the site as well as tribal cultural needs, issues, and sensitivities, to sustain the Trail’s mission.
Reviews and provides input/guidance regarding tribal interpretive stories as it pertains to various interpretive media, including but not limited to news
releases, films, brochures, signage, museum exhibits, interpretive programs and interpretive training.
Ensures Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance including, but not limited to, consultation with Tribes regarding potential NAGPRA needs for planned maintenance and resource projects or inadvertent discoveries of human remains or cultural objects subject to NAGPRA
25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.