This position requires a signed Mobility Agreement that the selectee will (or may) be expected to move to another position where needed within or outside of the Region.
Only experience and education obtained by 11/10/2021 will be considered.
In order to qualify for this position you must possess the Minimum Qualification.
Minimum Qualification GS-05:
- One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level. This experience has equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized Experience includes: experience working with the public including contacts (positive and negative), organizing events, and/or providing tours; experience working in natural resource conservation and management; experience working in a team environment; and experience in organizing and managing volunteers. OR
- Four years of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours of related course work. Major study: 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. OR
- A combination of education and experience as described in 1 and 2 above which together equals 100% of the requirement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Time In Grade Requirement:
Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically,
i. Area of Consideration.
ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502.
iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method
Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements
As required by Executive Order 14043
, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), if after November 22. FWS will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.
For additional information regarding limited circumstances where the law requires an exception please visit the Safer Federal Workforce
Due to COVID-19, the FWS is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the Department of the Interior's telework policy.