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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 maintenance projects and services.

1. Attitudes
2. Terminology
3. Characteristics
4. Architectural Accessibility
5. Comprehensive Accessibility Assessment
6. Deficiency Identification
7. Action Plan
8. Special Programs Areas (outdoor, wilderness, historic)
9. Complaint investigation and resolution process.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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 cultural/historic resource areas.

Knowledge of the complaint process and the ability to coordinate the investigation and resolution of official complaints.

National Park Service
Training and Development Division
Essential Competencies

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