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Supervisory Program Specialist – Washington, District of Columbia
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 120395Start Date: 07/11/2019End Date: 07/22/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards. Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary. Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-14: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: responsible for planning, direction, evaluation and administration of a lands/realty program; providing the evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of cost-effective, attainment of program goals/objectives, and compliance with pertinent legal and regulatory guidelines; performing federal real estate transactions applying laws, regulations and policy to completing landownership adjustment cases. For the GS-15: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: advisor to top-level agency officials as a recognized authority; responsible for planning, evaluating and encompassing an extensive and diverse range of federal land law requirements; performing comprehensive analysis to devise management plans, reach conclusions, provide advice, and develop recommendations to Land Adjustment issues. 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. TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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