Pay Range:
$32,844 to $161,900 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-0401-5/15
Schedule:
Multiple Schedules
Duration:
Multiple Appointment Types
Apply by: 2018-11-02 Published: 2 months ago

The selectee for this position will serve as a Natural Resources Management and Biological Science Specialist for the DEPARTMENT OF THENAVY.

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.

The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.

This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

This public notice announcement is for anticipated vacancies to be filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice.

Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

Pay will vary by geographic location.

There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.

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

Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed and in equivalent pay systems (e.g., NH, NJ, NK, etc.).

Selectees may be appointed to a position with promotion potential (e.g. selected at the GS-5 grade with potential to the GS-11).

If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management.

Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Information on Temporary and Term Appointments: Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.

Term appointments may be extended up to 6 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

Additionally, selectees may be noncompetitively converted to permanent career-conditional or career appointments under specific conditions.

Temporary or term positions may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position.

Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

GS-05: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed a four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR you have at least three years of general experience that includes one year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-04) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist performing assignments to familiarize with the programs and services of the organization OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

GS-07: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education OR you have have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector gathering data; as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist applying basic principles, theories or practices by collecting and recording data and reporting observations OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

GS-09: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree OR you have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. that is related to the position being filled OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist assisting in the studies to identify and resolve problems involving environmental impacts from commercial or industrial operations OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

GS-11: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR you have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist performing investigations or analysis to identify and resolve problems involving environmental impacts from commercial or industrial operations OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

GS-12: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist conducting investigations, analysis or evaluations to develop environmental reports or impact statements.

GS-13: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist supervising the development of new or improved techniques, criteria, or alternatives to meet environmental requirements involving natural resources, research problems, or issues.

GS-14: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist managing critical problems impacting natural, biological or cultural resources (such as: forest, land or water) GS-15: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Natural Resources and Biological Sciences Specialist overseeing the development of policies or strategies to ensure compliance with environmental or scientific laws.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series, 0401 - Individual Occupational Requirements https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/general-natural-resources-management-and-biological-sciences-series-0401/ Group Coverage Qualification Standards - Professional and Scientific Positions https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

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