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Biological Science Technician – Lacey, Washington
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 123522Start Date: 07/18/2019End Date: 07/31/2019
Only experience and education obtained by 07/31/2019 will be considered. You may qualify at the GS-05 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualification requirements:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service
that demonstrated your ability to conduct field surveys of fish abundance; identify and monitor number and distribution of fish species; participate in studies of fish habitat conditions; assist with fish capture and tagging procedures; and record, compile, and organize biological data; OR
B. Completion of a full four-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics, that includes at least six semester hours of courses directly related to fishery subjects, such as fishery biology, ichthyology, limnology, aquaculture, etc.; OR
Have a combination of qualifying experience and education as described in A and B above, that equals at least 100% of the minimum qualification requirements. My transcripts show that I have education in excess of the first 60 semester hours of a course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree that is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirements. My resume clearly demonstrates my experience and I will submit my transcripts (and course descriptions from the school, if any work is not easily recognizable on transcripts) to verify my education accomplishments. Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA),P.L. 114-47
Allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures:
·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency.
·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND
·Must have performed at an acceptable level.
·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency,
·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years;
·Must apply for position within 2 years after separation,
·Must have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND
·Must have performed at an acceptable level
Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA. Public Land Corps (PLC) Hiring Authority
(1) In order to be eligible for PLC non-competitive status, a former member of the PLC must provide documentation, as part of their application, verifying their eligibility and meet the following criteria:
(a) Served as a qualified youth on an appropriate conservation project completing a minimum of 640 hours of satisfactory service that included at least 120 hours through the PLC;
(b) Applied to a vacancy announcement for which applications are being accepted from individuals with non-competitive status;
(c) Meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) minimum qualification standards stated in the vacancy announcement for the position which you are applying; and
(d) Completed his/her most recent Corps service, which provided him/her with a total of 640 hours, inclusive of 120 hours on a PLC project as defined in 16 USC 1723(d), within the last two (2) years.
(2) Appointments must be effected within the two years requirement.
(3) The two year time-frame cannot be extended.
(4) Selectees will be subject to a probationary period.
(5) This authority may be used for General Schedule and Federal Wage System positions.
Note: You must provide a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Compliance Hiring Based for Public Land Corps Service.
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