Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Forest Service
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A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-051200002138G-MCS. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
Position is located on the San Bernardino National Forest with duty location in San Bernardino, CA. For further information about the duties of the position, please contact Robert Taylor, at 909-382-2660, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please read the announcement thoroughly and follow all instructions to receive proper consideration.
This position has a positive education requirement; therefore, a legible copy of your college transcripts is required. Transcripts must be attached to your application. Applicants who fail to submit their transcripts with their application will not be given credit for their education.
All supporting documentation required to determine basic eligibility and/or support a claim for veterans preference (i.e., transcripts. DD-214, SF-15, Veterans Affairs statement re: percent of disability, etc.) must be received no later than the closing date of the announcement.
Please do not submit any documents outside the electronic process; receipt of such documents outside the on-line application process will not be considered. Applications may be reviewed to verify qualifications and eligibility prior to issuing lists to a selecting official. Work history should contain sufficient information to validate qualification and the specialized experience claimed. Applicants are encouraged to highlight accomplishments that are specific to the duties and specialized experience requirements of this position.
This position is being advertised as a Career Ladder. Target Grade is a GS-09. Position may be filled as career ladder or could be filled at full performance level. If you are claiming 10-point preference as a widow/widower of a certain deceased veteran, spouse of a veteran unable to work because of a service connected disability, or the mother of a deceased or disabled veteran, you must submit an SF-15 (Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference) and all supporting documentation listed on the second page of the SF-15. If you fail to submit the supporting documentation with your application, you will not be granted veterans preference.
If you are not able to attach the forms to your application, you may fax to 253-573-9869, please include your name and the announcement number on all documents. We expect to make a final job offer within 30-60 days after the deadline for applications.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.