The National Park Service is accepting applications for a Regional Director, Pacific West.

  • Closing date:  6/12/2023
  • Salary $183,500 – $212,100 per year
  • Location:  San Francisco, CA
  • Must apply via USAJOBS

The Pacific West Regional Director provides leadership for 65 diverse units of the National Park System in eight states and three U.S. territories. The Regional Director oversees a region with 5600 employees and a $865 million annual budget. Responsibilities include:

  • Providing executive direction and line management to subordinate functional managers, and providing technical direction, and managing the delegated duties and responsibilities of organizational and national programs.
  • Managing programs associated with interpretation, use, development, protection, maintenance, and environmental quality. Programs involve the maintenance of standards with respect to engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, history, archeology, forestry, and other natural sciences. They also include the development of a construction program, land acquisition, determination of priorities, fiscal control of funds and personnel, and administrative management necessary to accomplish the objectives of NPS legislation. Programs managed not only to have a local impact; they also carry national and international recognition and responsibility.
  • Serving as a member of the NPS senior leadership team.
  • Managing a broad spectrum of partnership programs.
  • Providing leadership in NPS civic initiatives, promoting public involvement and dialogue in key planning, interpretation, education, and preservation issues.
  • Maintaining effective liaison and working relationships with members of Congress; the Secretary of the Interior and members of his/her staff; officials of other Federal, State, and Tribal agencies; elected leaders (Governors, Chairpersons, Presidents, etc.) of American Indian tribes; mayors of major cities and other municipal authorities; and, a diverse range of organizations, groups, and individuals. Oversees a broad and varied external affairs program.
  • Directing, identifying, and correcting visitor and job safety and health hazards, instructing employees on safety requirements for job assignments, reviewing and reporting loss incidents,
  • Ensuring best practices in business management to protect park resources and provide visitor and community services.

Applicants must apply via USAJOBS, the link to the announcement is:  USAJOBS – Job Announcement