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    This position is located within the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alaska Region in Anchorage, Alaska.

    Applications will be accepted from applicants eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP), Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) in the local commuting area of this vacancy AND veterans who are preference eligible or have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after approximately three years or more of continuous active service. Additional information on veterans' preference is available in the Vet Guide that can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

    Relocation expenses and relocation incentives are not authorized for this position.

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    At the full performance level, GS-13, the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1) Responsible for organizing and administering socio-cultural research projects for analysis and documentation of potential human and community impacts from offshore oil and gas exploration and development activities.

    2) Identifies information needs in support of the 5-year oil and gas lease schedule in federal waters of Alaska.

    3) Evaluates existing information, ongoing studies (both internal and external to the organization), and develops proposed research design and costs, and prioritizes anticipated study needs.

    4) Works closely with stakeholders and Native communities throughout coastal Alaska to develop useful and appropriate research projects and field methods.

    5) Works directly with a scientific committee in reviewing socio-cultural plans and projects to assure appropriateness, scientific quality, and completeness.

    6) Develops and proposes methods, techniques, and procedures to be used during data collection, analysis, interpretation, and portrayal of data.

    7) Evaluates socio-cultural research proposals in response to Requests for Proposals. Comments and recommends changes to proposed methods, techniques, and procedures to be used during data collection, socio-cultural analysis, interpretation, and portrayal of data.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CTAP/ICTAP Eligibles and VEOA only

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

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