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Supervisory Research Marine Biologist, ZP-0401-4 (Direct Hire) – San Diego, California
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 275762Start Date: 06/22/2020End Date: 06/29/2020
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management’s website located at:https://www.opm.gov/policyBASIC REQUIREMENTS:This position has a positive Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of Specialized Experience in order to be found minimally qualified.Transcripts must be submitted with your application package. You MUST meet the following requirements:
To qualify for the 0401 series:
A. Degree:biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
B. Combination of education and experience:Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.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 qualify at the ZP-4 or GS-13 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements above, applicants must also possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to theZP-3 or GS-12in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: Analyzing and gathering data in order to evaluate health, condition, and environmental/ human impacts on protected species; and
Developing funding proposals related to protected marine species management and conservation; and
Publishing peer-reviewed protected species manuscripts and/or recovery activity manuscripts; and
Participating in field work on protected species in the marine environment.
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