Basic Qualification Requirements:
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one
(1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS- 6
level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public
sector, performing the following types of tasks: monitoring animal
health; making and recording close observations of animals; handling
animal caging equipment; maintaining records of animal health procedures
and results; administering anesthesia and monitoring post-surgical
animal conditions; maintaining animal colonies; and taking samples of
fluids and tissues.
Have 1 year of graduate level education that
included courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology,
animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics. At least
12 semester hours of courses are directly related to this position.
Have a combination of graduate level education
and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for
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If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
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If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Friday, January 25, 2013, to be considered.