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Grade: 03
* 1.GS-3 Choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position.
  1. I have completed one academic year of post-high school study.
  2. I have completed one full semester, or the equivalent, of post-high school study and one period of student trainee work experience.
  3. I do not meet the qualification requirements as described above


* 2.GS-3 Choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position.
  1. I have had successful completion of 1 academic year of post-high school study (30 semesters or 45 quarter hours)
  2. I have had 6 months of general experience to include progressive responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position to be filled.
  3. None of the above


Grade: 04
* 1.GS-4 Choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position.
  1. I have completed two academic years of post-high school study or Associate's degree.
  2. I have completed one academic year of study and two periods of student trainee work experience or I have completed 1 1/2 academic years of study and one period of student trainee work experience.
  3. I do not meet the qualification requirements as described above


* 2.GS-4 Choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position.
  1. I have had successful completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study (60 semester or 90 quarter hours).
  2. I have successfully completed requirements for an associate's degree.
  3. I have had 1 year of general experience to include progressive responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position to be filled.
  4. I have a combination of education and experience to qualify for this position.
  5. None of the above


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I understand that by completing and submitting this application, I am certifying that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information provided is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false or fraudulent answer to any question may be grounds for not hiring me, or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I also understand that failure to respond to this question will disqualify me from consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.I understand that information I give may be investigated for purposes of determining eligibility. I consent to the release of information about my ability for Federal employment by employers, schools, law enforcement agencies, and other organizations to authorized representatives of the Federal Government. I understand that for financial institutions, medical institutions and other sources, a separate release may be needed, and I may be contacted for such a release at a later date.
  1. Yes
  2. No


Your complete and detailed on-line resume MUST include, at a minimum, the following information for each work experience, including military service (prepare a separate entry for each job): 1) Job Title (including series and grade if Federal job); 2) Hours per week; 3) Salary; 4) Starting and ending dates (month and year); 5) Employer's name and address; 6) Supervisor's name and phone number and whether we may contact your current supervisor; 7) Duties and accomplishments. Also include: 1) High School name, city, state, zip code if known, and date of diploma or GED; 2) College or university names, city, state, and zip code if known, majors and type and year of any degrees received (if no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours); 3) list of job related training courses, skills, certificates and licenses, honors, awards, special accomplishments, membership in professional or honor societies, etc. Please make sure you read the vacancy announcement thoroughly to see if there is any additional supporting documentation required.

You WILL NOT be considered for this announcement if you fail to submit ALL the applicable required documentation listed under the "How To Apply" tab (i.e. transcripts,DD-214's, SF-15, VA letter, SF-50's, PE Registration, etc.) by the CLOSING DATE of this announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.

I will provide a copy of my college transcripts or equivalent document by the closing date of this announcement to validate my successful completion of the education requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.

* 3.Where did you learn about this vacancy?
  1. Asianlife.com
  2. Diversenote.com
  3. NativeAmericanJobs.com
  4. WorkplaceDiversity.com
  5. Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  6. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  7. National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  8. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  9. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  10. Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  11. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  12. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  13. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  14. Referral from a Professional Organization
  15. Job/Career Fair
  16. Referral from a friend or family member
  17. Reclamation Employee
  18. Reclamation Internet Site
  19. Referral from a State or Local government
  20. Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  21. OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  22. Other Internet Site
  23. Other


4.Provide specific information about your response to the previous question (i.e. professor's name and place of employment; college or university name; job/career fair and location held; friend's name; etc.).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 5.Are you applying under one (or more) of the special hiring authorities listed below? You must provide proof of eligibility with your application.
  1. Schedule A
  2. Schedule B
  3. Schedule C
  4. Veterans Recruitment Appointment
  5. 30% or More Disabled Veteran
  6. Returning Peace Corps Member
  7. VISTA Volunteer
  8. Student Career Experience Program
  9. Severely Disabled
  10. Presidential Management Intern Program
  11. Career Intern Program
  12. Other
  13. Not applicable


* 6.If you selected Schedule A, B, C, or “Other” please describe the specific special hiring authority for which you are claiming eligibility. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application as instructed in the vacancy announcement.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.I am enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational, two or four year college or university, graduate or professional school?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.If you answered "yes" to the above question, please specify the name of the school you are currently attending. Also, include city and state.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.I am enrolled for at least half-time course work as defined by the school I am attending?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.What is your anticipated graduation date (semester/year)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.What is your cumulative GPA? (on a 4.0 scale)
  1. 3.5 or above
  2. 3.0 - 3.4
  3. 2.5 - 2.9
  4. 2.45 - 2.0
  5. 1.9 or below


* 12.I am willing to work part-time while attending school.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.I am willing to work full-time during school breaks
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Select the response(s) that indicates your major field of study.
  1. Accounting
  2. Archaeology
  3. Biology
  4. Botany
  5. Business Administration
  6. Business Finance
  7. Business Mangement
  8. Chemical Engineer
  9. Civil Engineer
  10. Communication/Journalism
  11. Computer Science
  12. Criminal Justice
  13. Economist
  14. Electrical Engineer
  15. Electronics Engineer
  16. Environment & Resources
  17. Finance
  18. Fishery Biologist
  19. General Engineer
  20. Geologist
  21. Geophysicist
  22. History
  23. Human Resources
  24. Hydraulic Engineer
  25. Information Technology
  26. Land Use
  27. Management
  28. Mechanical Engineer
  29. Physical Scientist
  30. Physics
  31. Political Science
  32. Psychology
  33. Public Administration
  34. Science Technology
  35. Sociology
  36. Soil Scientist
  37. Structural Engineer
  38. Undeclared
  39. Water Science
  40. Wildlife Biologist
  41. Other






This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).