In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility
requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
GS-05: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-04). Examples include:
Inspected recreation area clean-up operations and performed safety hazard analysis of public recreation use areas; Patrolled wilderness to ensure that areas were operated, used, and maintained in accordance with wilderness management plans; Performed site maintenance, including cleanup and naturalizing at widely dispersed sites; Gathered, compiled, and reported recreation program data for use in monitoring and assessment activities and summarized data for use in recreation data management systems.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-4. No more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable.
Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education (in excess of the first 60 semester/90 quarter hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.
GS-06: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 federal grade level. Examples include:
Inspected special use permits such as, outfitter guide operations, issue notices, and reported to supervisor; Inspected and maintained recreation facilities and areas; Coordinated or lead a small crew of volunteers to accomplish recreation maintenance and construction projects; Patrolled forest areas to enforce regulations and assisted with the enforcement of off-road vehicle restrictions.
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:
If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.