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Essential Competencies (Accessibility)

Description: These competencies include the ability to integrate accessibility into the planning, development, and implementation of the total scope of concessions programs and services.

Essential Competencies:

1. Attitudes
2. Terminology
3. Characteristics
4. Architectural Accessibility
5. Program Accessibility
6. Comprehensive Accessibility Assessment
7. Deficiency Identification
8. Action Plan
9. Special Programs Areas (outdoor recreation areas, wilderness areas, historic properties).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the application of UFAS and ADAAG in new construction and renovation of concessions buildings and facilities.

Knowledge of programmatic accessibility requirements in all concessions programs, services, and activities.

Knowledge of the necessary components of accessibility evaluation and the necessary abilities to develop an action plan to correct deficiencies.

Knowledge of unique standards and guidelines for access to special programs and areas, such as wilderness, outdoor areas, and historic areas.

National Park Service
Training and Development Division
Essential Competencies

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