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Natural Resource Specialist – Dover, Delaware
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 512001Start Date: 09/21/2021End Date: 10/05/2021
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below. Basic Education Requirement:Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position;ORCombination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In addition to meeting one of the Basic Requirements listed above, applicants must meet the following Minimum Qualifications Requirement in order to be considered for the GS-11 and/or GS-12 level: Specialized Experience for GS-11: To qualify for the GS-11 level, you must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or higher in Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. The specialized experience is defined as providing guidance, assistance, and evaluation to easement management plans and appeals; with preparing legal and programmatic analysis for appeal request in support of a financial assistance program or easement program. OR Education: Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree, or Ph.D. equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in dairy science, agricultural marketing, domestic agricultural development, farm management, agronomy, or other agricultural specialty areas. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of graduate-level education and experience, as described above, may be used to qualify for this position. This combination must have equipped you with the necessary knowledge and/or experience to successfully perform the duties of this position. Combinations of experience and education must total at least 100% as outlined in OPM Qualifications policy. Specialized Experience for GS-12: To qualify for the GS-12 level, you must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher in Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. The specialized experience is defined as providing technical guidance, assistance, and evaluation to easement management plans and appeals; preparing legal and programmatic analysis for appeal request in support of a financial assistance program or easement program; and gathering natural resources data and evaluating the effectiveness of conservation programs and policy. Note: There is no education substitution for the GS-12 level. For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/general-natural-resources-management-and-biological-sciences-series-0401/. 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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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