BASIC REQUIREMENT: This position has a positive education requirement to meet minimum qualifications; therefore, you MUST submit a copy of your transcript. If you claim minimum qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."
For Positive Education requirements for Engineering/Architect/Physical Science/Geologist/Oceanographer Series' please see the following links and refer to the questionnaire questions 1-5.
GENERAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL ENGINEERING/ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
GENERAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE
IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENT APPLICANT MUST MEET THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; your resume must describe at least one year of equivalent specialized experience at the next lower grade level GS-11, in the federal service which prepared you to do the work in this job: (1) Administering and enforcing the governing laws and/or regulations of a regulatory program, (2) Preparing permits to ensure that regulated activities are not contrary to the public interest. (3) Review permits to determine if environmental, social, and/or economic concerns are addressed.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills,abilities) in the following areas:
1. KNOWLEDGE OF THE FEDERAL REGULATORY PROGRAM LAWS, POLICIES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES
2. SKILL INTEGRATING TECHNICAL PERMITING AND ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS WITH PROGRAM AND PROJECT BUSINESS PROCESSES
3. COMPETENCY IN WRITTEN AND ORAL COMMUNICATON
NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
Special Instructions For Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.