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LEAD CARTOGRAPHIC TECHNICIAN – Anchorage, Alaska
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 135395Start Date: 08/13/2019End Date: 08/30/2019
TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS- 08 is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS- 09 level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted). We must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement – please be sure to include this information in your resume. 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. To be creditable, this experience must have been for 1 year and equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. (If the position was seasonal, your resume must show periods worked. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS GS-09: Specialized Experience: At least one year of experience in cartography or in a related field such as photogrammetry or geodesy, where the work required similar knowledge and skills equivalent to at least the GS-08 performing the following: Interpreting and solving difficult and complex drafting and cartographic problems in research, analysis, evaluation and compilation of source data; and Adapting and developing standards, methods and techniques for map or plat design and construction or other projects, using Auto Cad and Arc GIS. OR
Education: I have successfully completed a master’s degree, or two full years (36 semester hours or equivalent) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or possess a LL.B. or J.D., in cartography, astronomy, geodesy, photogrammetry, oceanography, computer science, land surveying, geophysics, remote sensing, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus, or a field directly related that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS) OR Combination of Specialized Experience and Education: Have a combination of the specialized experience described above and graduate level education described above that totals 100% when combined. To determine your combination, first compute your experience as a percentage of the experience listed above; then determine your education as a percentage of the education listed above; then add the two percentages. Only graduate education in excess of one year (18 semester hours) may be used when combining education and experience for this grade. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS) IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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