You must meet all qualification requirements outlined within this vacancy by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement.
To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service. You must have direct and/or related experience in all of the examples listed below to meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Examples of this experience: Coordinating work and/or policy efforts among Federal and/or State or non-governmental agencies or programs that directly relate to management of ocean, Great Lakes, coastal resources or coral reefs; interacting regularly and directly with senior career (Senior Executive Service) (SES), Directors, Chief Executive Officers and/or political agency leadership or equivalent personnel in State or non-governmental organizations that directly relate to management of ocean, Great Lakes, coastal resources or coral reefs. Experience assisting in planning and conducting policy analysis and preparing policy reports and briefing papers on natural resource issues, especially related to ocean coasts, Great Lakes, and coral reefs. Experience assisting with analyzing, and explaining issues related to topics such as natural resources management,
landscape-scale approaches, and biodiversity, especially related to ocean, coasts, Great Lakes and coral reef.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selective Service: Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to the responses you submitted on the assessment section of this vacancy. Your total documented experience will also be reviewed to determine the category in which you will be placed. Eligible candidates will then be placed for selection consideration into three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified.
Veterans preference rules for category rating will be applied. Your rating will be based on both your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. The Job Specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position:
- Ability to plan and represent agency at interagency meetings, where participates are senior executives and or political appointees.
- Ability to coordinate and staff interagency policy groups where participants are senior executives and/or political agency leadership or their equivalents
- Ability to communicate ocean, coast, Great Lakes or coral reef scientific or policy information to a wide range of audiences.
- Skill in analyzing ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, and coral reef policy decisions or plans.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The category determination is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.