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Job Title:Project Manager (Watershed)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Bureau of Land Management

Job Announcement Number:NV-DEU-2013-0038

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,408.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Work Schedule is full time. - This a Term NTE 13 months.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Elko, NV, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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:

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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:

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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.


BENEFITS:

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To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at Federal Benefits at USAJOBS.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Best or Highly Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position. SELECTIVE SERVICE:  Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.  To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website. BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants. Occasional travel may be required. Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas. 

This is a term position for which all qualified U.S. citizens with or without Federal Status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service, and will be for a period not-to-exceed 13 months with possible extension up to a total of 4 years (or longer if approved by the Office of Personnel Management) without re-announcement.

 

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS. If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.   

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.  Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.  If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (775) 861-6431 or email us at nvjobs@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:   - Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location. - Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide. For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit: Vet Guide.  For preference as 5-point veteran (TP), please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.  For preference as a 10-point veteran (CP, CPS, or XP), please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation. 

You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile:  AUTO-REQUESTED FAX: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.  The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options. Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Human Resources
Phone: 775-861-6431
Fax: 775-861-6678
Email: nvjobs@nv.blm.gov
Agency Information:
Bureau of Land Management
Nevada State Office
NV-953
1340 Financial Blvd
Reno, NV
89520-0006
US
Fax: 775-861-6678

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted. You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account. 


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Job Announcement Number:

NV-DEU-2013-0038

Control Number:

334186600