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INFLUENCING/NEGOTIATING

Essential Competencies

Description: Skill in influencing and negotiating to get the work of the agency accomplished working internally within the NPS and outside with community groups and neighboring governments.

ENTRY LEVEL

I.Influencing/Negotiating

1. Techniques
2. Advantages vs. Disadvantages
3. Appropriate Situations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of influencing and negotiating techniques

Knowledge of appropriate situations to apply a range of techniques

Skill in assessing and recognizing situations where skills are most needed

DEVELOPMENTAL/FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL

I.Influencing/Negotiating

1. Techniques
2. Non-NPS Programs
3. Influencing for desired outcomes

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to influence and persuade others through a variety of effective techniques

Skill in encouraging and facilitating cooperation to obtain information and accomplish common goals amongst diverse interests

Ability to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions and build consensus

National Park Service
Training and Development Division
Essential Competencies
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