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Bitterroot Range, Montana
BLM
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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Vacancy Questions Preview

Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: 07
* 1.I qualify for the GS-07 because:
  1. I have successfully completed one year of graduate level education in recreation or physical education or coursework directly related to those subjects.
  2. I have one year of specialized experience at the GS-06 level or the equivalent in work described in the vacancy announcement.
  3. I have a combination of education or experience.
  4. I do not have the education or experience described above.


* 2.Select the one answer that best describes your experience using hand and power tools.
  1. I use hand and power tools to independently construct and repair recreational sites facilities without supervision.
  2. I use hand and power tools to assist with the construction and repair of recreational sites facilities or worked under supervision.
  3. I use hand and power tools for basic carpentry projects and/or repairs, but I have not maintained recreational site facilities.
  4. I have not used hand or power tools, but I am willing to learn.


* 3.Select the one answer that best describes your experience working in an outdoor recreational program.
  1. I apply outdoor recreational principles in a public lands environment. My experience includes working with resource professionals at the Federal, State and local levels to identify and resolve recreational resource concerns.
  2. I assist Park Rangers, Outdoor Recreation Planners and other professionals with managing recreational activities.
  3. I have knowledge of outdoor recreational management principles through formal education, but I have not applied them on the job.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.Select each of the following that describes your experience with providing information / instructions to the general public regarding use of recreation sites.
  1. I meet with the public to educate users on conservation practices such as "Tread Lightly" and "Leave-No-Trace" principles.
  2. I resolve issues regarding conflicting uses among public land users.
  3. I counsel public land users when they are not practicing appropriate behavior.
  4. I conduct nature hikes or similar types of programs for visitors to parks, monuments, campgrounds, or other similar locations.
  5. I answer general questions about the use of recreational facilities / sites.
  6. I provide information to the general public in any setting.
  7. None of the above.


* 5.Select the one answer that best describes your experience maintaining signs in an outdoor recreational area.
  1. I coordinate with resource area staff in the development and implementation of a sign program. Experience includes sign design, taking inventory, deciding location, purchasing signs/items, installing signs, and maintaining signs.
  2. I serve as a crew leader responsible for ensuring signs are installed and maintained in an outdoor recreational area.
  3. I assist with the installation and maintenance of signs in an outdoor recreational area.
  4. I have knowledge of signs maintenance in a resource area because of classroom study, but no field experience.
  5. None of the above.


* 6.Select the one answer that best describes your experience using a Global Positioning System.
  1. I use the Global Positioning System and topographic maps to inventory and locate public land boundaries, recreation sites, trails, routes, or signs to identify location of facilities on public lands.
  2. I use the Global Positioning System and/or topographic maps to inventory and locate landmarks in a field office or similar work environment - or - as part of graduate level course work.
  3. I use the Global Positioning System as part of an undergraduate college course -or- for personal experience / benefit.
  4. None of the above.


* 7.I have the experience and physical capability to work in the following situations:
  1. Alone in remote locations
  2. Hiking over rough terrain
  3. Overnight camping in primitive areas
  4. Extreme temperature variability
  5. Operating non-motorized watercraft in extreme weather/river conditions
  6. None of the above


* 8.I have collected recreation or campground fees.
  1. I have performed this task or used this competency numberous times and am highly proficient at applying it to work situations. *NOTE: Please be sure that this response is illustrated by the work experience in your resume
  2. I have performed this task, or used this competency, in paid or unpaid work experience; OR I have received training or education in this task or competency.
  3. I have not performed this task or acquired this competency, but am willing to learn.


* 9.Select the one statement that best describes your experience maintaining 1000-PSE Vault type toilet systems.
  1. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 10.Select the statement that best describes your experience collecting water samples to provide safe, clean drinking water at recreation sites.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Check each of the following recreational items/animals you use, operate and/or perform on a regular basis on a variety of terrain from flat to rough
  1. All terrain vehicles
  2. Horses
  3. Four-wheel drive vehicles
  4. Motorcycles
  5. Rafts
  6. Kayaks
  7. Canoes
  8. Snowmobiles
  9. Mountain bikes
  10. Skis
  11. Snowboards
  12. tractor
  13. I have used one or more of the above listed items, but not in rough terrain
  14. None of the above


* 12.Select the one answer that best describes your experience using a Geographic Information System.
  1. I use the Geographic Information System to download data, update database and produce maps in a field office or similar work environment.
  2. I use the Geographic Information System to download data in a field office or similar work environment - or - as part of graduate level course work.
  3. I use the Geographic Information System as part of an undergraduate college course -or- for personal experience / benefit.
  4. None of the above.


* 13.Select the statement that best describes your experience using an automated recreation program such as the Recreation Management Information System (RMIS).
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.