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Oceanographer, GS-1360-14 – Washington, District of Columbia
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 62880Start Date: 03/13/2019End Date: 04/12/2019
Basic Requirements: Degree: major study of at least 24 semester hours in oceanography or a related discipline such as physics, meteorology, geophysics, mathematics, chemistry, engineering, geology, or biology, plus 20 additional semester hours in any combination of oceanography, physics, geophysics, chemistry, mathematics, meteorology, computer science, and engineering sciences.
-OR- Combination of education and experience — course work as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Applicants who qualify on the basis of major study in biology or geology must have had at least 6 semester hours in the major directly concerned with marine science or 6 semester hours in oceanography; applicants who qualify on the basis of other physical sciences or engineering must have had differential and integral calculus and at least 6 semester hours in physics.
In addition to meeting the above Basic Requirements, applicants must have a minimum of one (1)year of specialized experience equivalent to at leastthe next lower grade level, GS-13 in the Federal sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Specialized experience includes: Experience developing and implementing long-range analytical and managerial studies related to environmental, drift, detection, and human survival factors for Search and Rescue;
Experience implementing and evaluating complex and innovative oceanographic science projects for the organization;
Experience conducting expert oceanographic science analysis and preparing recommendations; and
Experience representing an organization on projects related to Search and Rescue (SAR). National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
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