Wildlife Biologist (Airport Wildlife Biologist) Job in Provo, Utah – Department of the Interior

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Wildlife Biologist (Airport Wildlife Biologist) – Provo, Utah
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 313812
Start Date: 08/24/2020
End Date: 09/07/2020

Qualification Summary
Basic Education Requirement: Degree in biological science that included:
– At least 9 semester hours in such wildlife subjects as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, or research courses in the field of wildlife biology; and
– At least 12 semester hours in zoology in such subjects as general zoology, invertebrate zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects (Excess courses in wildlife biology may be used to meet the zoology requirements where appropriate.); and- At least 9 semester hours in botany or the related plant sciences. OR Combination of education and experience: Equivalent to a major in biological science (i.e., at least 30 semester hours), with at least 9 semester hours in wildlife subjects, 12 semester hours in zoology, and 9 semester hours in botany or related plant science, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. AND Selective placement factor: This position requires a qualified airport wildlife biologist in order to conduct Wildlife Hazard Assessments, and to develop and implement Wildlife Hazard Management Plans in accordance with 14 CFR Part 139, and further articulated in the specific Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular. Failure to provide proof of this qualification with your application will make you ineligible. In addition to meeting the basic education qualification requirement and the selective placement factor described above, applicants must possess the following: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Specialized experience must demonstrate the applicant has been equipped with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is directly related to the work to be performed. GS-11: To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 in Federal service OR experience can be substituted with three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree* OR a combination of education and experience.
Specialized experience at this level is defined as: Experience in assisting in developing and maintaining relationships with key proponents of a project and at least one of the following: (1) Experience assembling information and delivering written and oral reports and documentation; (2) Experience in leading a group to accomplish a common goal; (3) Experience in performing the operations, functions, and financial requirements for supporting operations and airfield activities; (4) Experience in interpreting and applying applicable advisory circulars, laws, ordinances, policies, standards, regulations, and related information. GS-12: To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 in Federal service.
Specialized experience at this level is defined as: Experience in developing and maintaining relationships with key proponents of a project and at least two of the following: (1) Experience assembling information and delivering written and oral reports and documentation; (2) Experience in leading a group to accomplish a common goal; (3) Experience in performing the operations, functions, and financial requirements for supporting operations and airfield activities; (4) Experience in interpreting and applying applicable advisory circulars, laws, ordinances, policies, standards, regulations, and related information. *Completion of graduate level education in the amounts stated above, in addition to meeting the basic requirements, is qualifying if it provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered an academic year of graduate study. Applicants who do not meet the definition of specialized experience will be determined as not qualified and will be ineligible for consideration. 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. Applicants will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If selected, the selectee will be required to provide official college transcripts to verify educational qualifications. An official transcript must be sent directly from the University’s Registrar’s office and must be provided from the institution awarding the degree. Academic transcripts certified by notary publics are NOT official. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to reporting to work as a condition of employment. Failure to submit official transcripts may be grounds for dismissal or rescission of the job offer.

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