General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Series

Department Of Defense Edwards Air Force Base , CA 93524

Posted 1 month ago

  • Duties

Help

Duties

Summary

Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below for IMPORTANT additional information.

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Biological Scientist participating in project management, execution, and operations responsibility in assigned project(s) within an assigned program element.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop, implement, and revise Interagency and Intergovernmental Coordination for Environmental Planning(IICEP), Environmental Baseline Survey (EBS) to satisfy and legally or organizational mandated requirements.

  • Develop, institutionalize and use programs performance measures and monitor processes to assess the ability of the Command and field units to meet state program goals and mission essential task

  • Provide advisory services on specific problems, projects, programs, and functions in assigned program area

  • Troubleshoot biological science problems requiring investigation of unsanitary or questionable conditions in assigned program(s) area

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
14

  • Job family (Series)
    0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences

  • Requirements

Help

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package

  • This position is subject to provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program

  • May be required to serve a probationary period

Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENT:

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.

OR

B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/general-natural-resources-management-and-biological-sciences-series-0401/

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes knowledge of environmental biological scientific concepts, principles, and standard practices, methods, and techniques to perform, following specific instructions, routine projects or minor phases of a larger and more complex project OR 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes professional knowledge of environmental biological scientific concepts, principles, methodology, and practices and familiarity with other professional disciplines (e.g., engineering, community planning, and environmental science) to independently perform routine projects with complete responsibility, or portions of large and complex projects OR 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes professional knowledge and abilities applicable to a wide range of environmental biological science duties; and the skill to modify standard practices and adapt equipment or techniques to solve a variety of complex problems; adapt precedents or make significant departures from previous approaches to similar projects to provide for the specialized requirements of projects; and apply standard practices of related disciplines as they relate to biological science functions.

GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes professional knowledge of a wide range of environmental biological scientific concepts to include climate and hydrological science methods, guidelines, standards, research techniques, and state of the art capabilities and ability to resolve highly complex and difficult meteorological and climate science problems and issues.

GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes professional knowledge of environmental biological scientific concepts, principles, methodology, and practices and familiarity with other professional disciplines (e.g., engineering, community planning, and environmental science) to independently perform routine projects with complete responsibility, or portions of large and complex projects.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Ability to demonstrate the highest degree of judgment, resourcefulness, management skills, and oral and written communications.
2.Mastery of advanced concepts, principles and practices of environmental engineering that enables the employee to serve as the technical authority in the development of guidance, criteria, and standards for implementing and managing Environmental Analysis.
3.Knowledge of environmental protection concepts, principles, techniques and practices to enable the incumbent to make reasoned judgements on process improvement.
4.Mastery of written of oral communications and ability to prepare and present written and oral presentations to superior and subordinate organizations and assemblies.
5.Knowledge and skill to apply the latest developments in management practices to resolve problems for which accepted methods are not applicable.
6.Knowledge in environment quality that involve Federal, state, DoD and Air Force policies, directives, and regulations. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove

General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Series

Department Of Defense