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Natural Resource Manager – Washington, District of Columbia
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 220458Start Date: 02/28/2020End Date: 03/09/2020
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Natural Resource Manager (series 0401):
A. Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in 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 A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Experience required at GS-13: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which includes: serving as technical advisor to natural resources and stewardship/compliance of water resource development programs/projects, land and/or water management, data collection and data management systems, budget development and execution, and political processes for execution of protection, development, and utilization of land management, recreation, wildlife, fire, forestry, and water resources; providing training and education to staff on natural resource programs, Civil Works budgetary, funding procedures, financial management issues; and implementing ways to mitigate planning and policy issues and developing effective resolutions to improve natural resources management programs issues/problems. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). Experience required at GS-14: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which includes: serving as the senior Natural Resource Management (NRM) Advisor in providing guidance, training, developing and implementing policies, regulations, new and proposed legislation at the national level to ensure sound management of natural, cultural and developed resources; managing recreation, regulatory, environmental planning, natural resources management, land management, and environmental stewardship/compliance of water resource development programs/projects; providing management, consultation, staff coordination, review and evaluation of natural resource, recreation, environmental and land management programs; and justifying, defending and supporting Civil Works budgeting, funding procedures, procurement, and financial resources to key personnel such as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of the Assistant Civil Works (ASA(CW); and representing the organization in higher level meetings, conferences to promote acceptance of natural resources/water resources programs, strategic goals and initiatives. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsEnvironmental Compliance and Preventive ActionNatural Resource ManagementProject Management Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent.
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