You must meet all qualification requirements outlined within this vacancy by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement, Friday, February 14, 2014.
In order to be qualified for this position you must meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for the 0025 Occupational Series:
6 months of general experience in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work that provided me with a familiarity with natural or cultural history; fish or wildlife habitat characteristics; techniques of resource protection and use; recreational use of public lands and facilities;enforcement of laws, rules, or regulations; fire prevention techniques and fire suppression methods; or the practice of interpersonal relations skills in dealing with the general public AND 3 months of specialized experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform successfully the duties of the position. Experience is in technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other park-related work.
Successful completion of 1 year of study above the high school level at an accredited college or university that included at least 6 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural and cultural resources.
A combination of undergraduate education and experience, as described above, which when combined meets 100% of the qualification requirements.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time or unpaid experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours spent per week in such employment. For more information please visit, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e2.asp
Are You Using Education to Qualify? You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial photocopy) to document your educational accomplishments. Failure to submit this documentation by the closing date will result in disqualification from further consideration. Official transcripts will be required if you are selected to fill the position. College transcripts are still required if you currently occupy or have previously occupied the series of the position to which you are applying.
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specialized in interpretation of foreign education credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education that is recognized by the Secretary of Education from an accredited body. For more information please visit, http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
- You must be a United States Citizen to qualify for this position.
- All new employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay prior to appointment. New employees who are expected to travel on official business are required to apply for a Government travel charge card within 30 days of their appointment.
- A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of the background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
- Incumbent must be able to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle. A valid state driver's license is required.
- Unusual Tour of Duty (eg. weekend, holidays and evenings).
- Work schedule is Intermittent in which you will work on an on-call basis.
- The incumbent will be required to obtain and wear an official U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform.
- Government housing is not available.
- Relocation is NOT authorized.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Candidates are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of the following knowledges, skills, and abilities, errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).
- Refuge entrance pass issuance.
- Gate management.
- Refuge/visitor site management.
- Customer service.