Pay Range:
$32,844 to $133,967 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-0807-7/13
Schedule:
Multiple Schedules
Duration:
Multiple Appointment Types
Apply by: 2018-11-02 Published: 6 months ago

The selectee for this position will serve as a Landscape Architect 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.

Applicants applying must meet the following Basic Requirement of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: A degree in landscape architecture or landscape design.

Note:Successful completion of a 5-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture in an accredited college or university is qualifying for GS-7.

OR Combination of education and experience -- for each year short of graduation, the applicant must have had 1 year of experience under professional leadership and guidance of such character and diversity as to be a satisfactory substitute for the required education.

This experience must have included original landscape design.

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 Reading and interpreting drawings, designs, and plans; Compiling basic project information such as: records, maps, etc.; Assisting in drafting facility plans and project scopes of work; Researching policy documents, files, reports, and other data 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 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 Assist in site analysis, site inventory, land planning, planting design, grading, storm water management, sustainable design, construction specification and insuring that all plans meet the current building codes and local and federal ordinances 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 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 Utilizing land architecture principles to resolve engineering problems; and Developing site plans and objectives including criteria, procedures, and instructions 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 Providing site planning advisory or review services on specific problems, projects, programs and functions; and Developing site plans and objectives including criteria, procedures, and instructions analyzing the impacts, benefits, and liabilities of projects.

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 Executing planning functions such as preparing design and bid documents, securing necessary permits and approvals, preparing cost estimates, tracking budgets, coordinating with other departments, performing quality control and assurance, coordinating reviews by departments and outside agencies, preparing reports and calculations, mentoring other staff, overseeing the bidding and award processes, and reviewing shop drawings.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/landscape-architecture-series-0807/ 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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