Job Title: Project Manager (Watershed)Job Announcement Number: NV-DEU-2013-0038
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 to
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Work Schedule is full time. -
This a Term NTE 13 months.
WHO MAY APPLY:
All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.
BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team! The BLM manages more land – approximately 253 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website. This position is located in Elko, Nevada. Information about Elko and the Elko area can be found at Elko Chamber of Commerce. Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulations and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered. To view FAQ regarding PCS click Here.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
- Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections.
- You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
- have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
- Direct Deposit Required.
DUTIES:Back to top
Serves as Project Manager organizes day to day work to assure completion in accordance with deadlines, and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and manuals. Analyzes project planning data input pertaining to a variety of resources, including but not limited to geohydrology, minerals, watershed, riparian and natural resources. Facilitate accomplishments of the office through information sharing with various contacts in county, state and federal governments.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Specialized Experience Requirements : In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement- please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-XX) of the position to be filled. For GS-11 one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-09) in the federal service. Specialized experience for the GS-11 grade level is further defined as: demonstrated experience as a Project Manager overseeing watershed projects, such as habitat restoration, resource monitoring and watershed protection. Education can be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level as follows: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher education leading to such a degree OR LL.M, if related. For GS-12 one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-11) in the federal service. Specialized experience for the GS-12 grade level is further defined as: demonstrated experience as a Project Manager coordinating complex watershed projects and or management of natural resource programs, such as habitat restoration,resource monitoring and watershed protection. Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
This position falls under the Administrative and Management Group Standards. For more information you may go to the OPM website.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position. KSA 1: Knowledge of team leader skills and demonstrated ability to coordinate and direct specialists in the completion of complex tasks. KSA 2: Knowledge of public interest groups and their effect on public land resources. KSA 3: Knowledge of professional land management concepts, principles, and practices pertaining to natural resources. KSA 4: Skill in reviewing and critiquing draft material and making written and oral presentations. KSA 5: Knowledge of legislation, regulations,manuals, policies and procedures affecting management of public lands. To preview questions please click here.