Position Details

Human Resources Analyst

ID: NPSGRCA-001-001 Location: Grand Canyon, AZ Agency: NPS
Wage/Hr: $42.00 Hours/Week: 18 Minimum Age: 55

• This position supports Grand Canyon National Park of the National Park Service and may be performed remotely. • The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. • NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 15 weeks. • A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. • The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as “Enrollees” and are not employees of the NPS or NEW Solutions. NEW Solutions is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


This position is located in the Employee and Organizational Development unit, of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The position supports Park supervisors and managers in workforce organization, priorities, and determines resource requirements; and assisting with the selection or preparation of recruitment documents, such as position descriptions, job analyses, crediting plans, Requests for Personnel Actions, and so forth.

  • Duties include providing expert guidance in workforce planning, staffing and recruitment. This individual will work closely with National Park Service supervisors and managers in providing management with insight into establishing organizational structures that are efficient, cost effective, support desired grade levels, and facilitate career development. 55%
  • The enrollee will apply knowledge about National Park Service HR processes, available products and services to assist the customer in preparing and submitting the documents and following up on the status. 10%
  • The enrollee may write draft documentations for the hiring managers review and submission. 15%
  • The enrollee may work with selection officials in coordinating interview panels, developing crediting plans, and documenting the selections. 10%
  • The enrollee may work with selection officials in coordinating interview panels, developing crediting plans, and documenting the selections. 10%


Minimum of 8 year(s) of experience in Human Resource Management, Workforce Development or related. OR BA/BS Degree in HR, Business or other related degree.

  • Enrollee must have knowledge of Federal staffing and recruitment processes including providing assistance to managers and supervisors in analyzing positions to identify competencies, prepare job analyses, build vacancy announcements and occupational questionnaires. Enrollee should have an understanding of the competitive and excepted federal hiring authorities and their requirements, Veterans’ hiring, and special hiring authorities such as Individuals with Disabilities, Native Americans, Peace Corps/AmeriCorps, and so forth.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel


  • Physical requirements: The position is primarily sedentary in a home office setting using a computer and telephone.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.