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SUPERVISORY FISH & WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST – Anchorage, Alaska
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 240115Start Date: 04/06/2020End Date: 04/20/2020
Only experience and education obtained by 04/20/2020 will be considered. Basic Requirements for this position: You must meet A or B below to qualify for the position: A. Degree: Have completed a 4 year degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this position.
B. Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include: perform a supervisory role for an interdisciplinary scientific team formulating and implementing policies, standards and procedures regarding a variety of biological and/or natural resource issues; responsible for managing a budget; provide suggestions and comments for developing short and long-range biological plans; plan, organize, and direct the work of others; co-lead and participate in inter-agency and inter-organization efforts to identify science needs and develop action plans; negotiate biological management decisions to sustain wildlife populations; serve as a technical expert on biological natural resources issues and restoration, protection and wise use of fish and wildlife resources; review and facilitate wildlife and subsistence management actions to include working with the State, Tribes, and other partners; devise strategies to overcome resource problems and/or protect and enhance the habitat for any of the following: various mammals, migratory birds, non-migratory birds, or threatened and endangered species. 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 or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures:
Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA.
·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 Public Land Corps (PLC) Hiring Authority:
Note: You must provide a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Compliance Hiring Based for Public Land Corps Service.
(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.
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