All applicants must meet the qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-13 grade level:
Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, directing, evaluating, and formulating plans and policies for a large scale, complex environmental and safety/occupational health program that encompasses environmental protection related to noise hazards and lead exposure hazards, motor vehicle maintenance/repair facilities, and hazardous materials storage/management including explosives and/or construction.
Current and former Federal employees must also have served 52 weeks at the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements described in this announcement. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be evaluated in addition to the online job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies needed to perform this job:
- Program principles, concepts, practices, methods, and techniques of environmental protection and safety related policies and programs.
- Application of the laws, regulations and policies related to the protection and management of natural resources, and the development of comprehensive environmental protection and safety related policies and programs.
- Communicating effectively orally and in writing.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified: This is the highest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates high proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Well-Qualified: This is the next lower category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Qualified: This is the lowest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies.
If you are determined to be best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp to access OPM’s Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be placed in the best qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans: Preference eligible non-compensable veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. This position is not considered scientific or professional. For information on veterans’ preference, please click here. To preview questions please click here.