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Natural Resources Specialist, GS-0401-09/11 (MPP)(RU) – Fresno, California
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 74529Start Date: 03/28/2019End Date: 04/10/2019
Minimum Education Requirement:Applicants must meet the Basic Education Qualification Requirements listed below:A. Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position;ORB. Combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major, as shown in Aabove, plus appropriate experience or additional education.Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.In addition to meeting Basic Education, applicants must have specialized experience or additional education as defined below.GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service OR two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degreeOR master’s or equivalent graduate degree.GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service OR three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.Definition of Specialized Experience: To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:GS-09: Interpreting and applying federal and state environmental laws and regulations, such as NEPA and/ or CEQA compliance; wildlife management; wildlife habitat restoration, cultural resource management, watershed restoration; environmental planning.GS-11: Preparing portions of environmental documents to meet the requirements of NEPA and ESA; collecting, synthesizing, and evaluating environmental data, and preparing preliminary findings and recommendations; applying biological facts, principles, methods, and techniques to develop conventional plans and/or studies involving natural resource activities. These examples are not all inclusive.
Experience that would not normally be part of an applicant’s position may be creditable when documented by satisfactory evidence (e.g., a memorandum from the manager or human resources director, SF-52, or similar documentation).
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.
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