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Fish and Wildlife Administrator – Hadley, Massachusetts
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 225914Start Date: 03/09/2020End Date: 03/27/2020
Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement may be used to qualify. BASIC QUALIFICATION(S) – Applicants must meet one of the following basic qualifications: Possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position; OR Possess courses equivalent to a major, or at least 30 semester hours in courses, as shown in A above, PLUS appropriate experience or additional education; OR Possess four years of experience that demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of one or more of the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, or related disciplines equivalent to that which would have been acquired through completion of a 4-year course of study as described in A above. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S) – In addition to the basic qualification requirements described above, applicants must possess the following experience to qualify for this position at the GS-15 grade level: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service, leading and directing large-scale or nationwide natural resource management studies and programs related to landscape conservation and collaborative conservation approaches; reviewing and evaluating proposed studies to determine their scientific soundness, appropriateness, and costs; providing authoritative guidance on various habitat modeling and management techniques; identifying the research, planning, and monitoring goals and objectives for an organization and planning programs, policies, and resources to appropriately fund and staff those projects; using supervisory and management principles to effectively lead and manage a diverse team of employees and partners; and developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships with a variety of organizations, agencies, and groups to achieve high priority conservation outcomes. Note: 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. The LAND MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE FLEXIBILITY ACT (LMWFA), P.L. 114-47 allows certain individuals who currently are or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures. Current Appointees must have (1) been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time-limited appointment with a land management agency; (2) served under one (or more) time-limited appointments with a land management agency for 24+ months without a break in service of two or more years; and (3) performed at an acceptable level. Former Appointees must (1) have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time-limited appointment with a land management agency; (2) have served under one (or more) time-limited appointments with a land management agency for 24+ months without a break in service of two or more years; (3) apply for a position within two years after separation; (4) have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; and (5) have performed at an acceptable level. Note: Applicants must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary or term employment that qualifies for LMWFA. PUBLIC LAND CORPS (PLC) HIRING AUTHORITY: PLC participants who complete program requirements are eligible for noncompetitive hiring status for federal positions. In order to be eligible, a former member must provide, as part of their application, documentation verifying their eligibility and must: Have served as a qualified youth on an appropriate conservation project, completing a minimum of 640 hours of satisfactory service that included as least 120 hours through the PLC; Apply to a vacancy announcement for which applications are being accepted from individuals with non-competitive status; Meet the OPM minimum qualification standards stated in the vacancy announcement for the position for which the applicant is applying; and Have competed his/her most recent Corps service, which provided him/her with a total of 640 hours including 120 hours on a PLC project as defined in 16 USC 1723(d) within the last two years. Appointments must be effected within the two-year requirement period and this two-year time frame cannot be extended. Selectees will be subject to a probationary period and this authority may be used for both General Schedule and Federal Wage System positions. Note: Applicants must provide a copy of their Certificate of Eligibility for Noncompetitive Hiring Status (PLC). The CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) & INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) apply to employees who have been or may be involuntarily separated (e.g., reduction in force, declining to relocate or transfer outside the local commuting area, etc.) from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, an applicant must: (1) meet CTAP/ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support eligibility (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal or Removal Notice; SF-50 that documents the reduction-in-force separation action or removal; and most recent performance appraisal). For more information, visit https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
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