The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for a Survey Technician in Billings, Montana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Survey Technician – Billings, Montana
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 436531Start Date: 04/08/2021End Date: 04/22/2021
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. For GS-04: You must possess six months of general and six months of specialized work experience at the GS-03 level. Examples of general experience may include any type of work that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work of the position, or experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation. Examples of specialized experience may include assisting in recording survey evidence and measurement dates; indexing field books; recording instrument data in field books; conducting simple survey angle calculations under close supervision; observing the setting of posts, construction of accessories, and the marking of reference points. -OR- Education: Successful completion of two years of education above high school with at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses in surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics. -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of general/specialized experience and appropriate undergraduate education. For GS-05: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: recording survey evidence and measurement dates; indexing field books; operating transits, theodolites, electronic measuring equipment, GPS, and electronic calculators while serving on survey crews; conducting simple survey angle calculations; overseeing the setting of posts, construction of accessories, and the marking of reference points. -OR- Education: You must have completed four years of study above high school leading to a Bachelor’s degree with a major study in surveying or that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses in surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics. -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate undergraduate education. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: The work is performed mostly outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces. The position requires physical exertion such as, but not limited to, driving over unpaved roads, walking over rough terrain or inclines, standing for long periods of time, bending, crouching and stooping, digging, hiking, lifting, biking, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Work may involve early morning hours, night hours, or daytime hours and may require working on holidays. It can require carrying heavy backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads. Work Environment: Most work will be performed out of doors, in all types of weather conditions, terrain, and elevations. Work may take place in an extremely remote environment and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. Indoor duties are performed in a normal office setting.
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