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Grade: 05
* 1.GS-5 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have a full 4-year degree from an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or related disciplines appropriate to this position.
  2. I have successfully completed 24 semester hours from an accredited college/university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this position and have additional education/work experience. The combination of education/experience is sufficient to demonstrate that I possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the professional duties of this position and is comparable to a full 4-year course of study.
  3. I do not meet either of the qualification requirement statements as described above.


* 2.Please select the response(s) that you have successfully done, independently without supervision, related to recreation and land management.
  1. I have reviewed and approved Recreation Management Plans.
  2. I have worked cooperatively with managing partners.
  3. I have researched and completed paperwork involved in title transfers.
  4. I have written special use permits for a variety of recreational activities.
  5. I have developed and administered a budget for recreation related work.
  6. I have worked with managing partners on allocation and expenditure of Title 28 funds.
  7. I have conducted CECs on recreation related development.
  8. I have conducted EAs or EISs on recreation related development.
  9. I have written, reviewed and renewed easements or licenses for various types of right of ways.
  10. I have conducted public meetings on sensitive or controversial recreation or land management issues.
  11. None of the above.


* 3.I have experience preparing and administering the following right of use authorizations.
  1. Cabin leases
  2. Grazing leases
  3. Agricultural leases
  4. Recreation agreements/permits
  5. Commercial filming permits
  6. Gravel extraction permits
  7. Boat dock permits
  8. Crossing agreements
  9. Mineral rights
  10. Other permit types
  11. Consent agreements
  12. Tribal allottee leases
  13. Utility corridor leases
  14. Joint use agreements
  15. None of the above


* 4.Please select the one response that best describes your experience in pest management.
  1. I have experience in managing and directing monitoring and assessment actions related to pest management.
  2. I have experience performing monitoring and assessments actions in pest management.
  3. I have assisted others in the implementation of pest management programs.
  4. I have limited to no experience and knowledge in pest management activities.


* 5.I have prepared resource management plans for implementation on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 6.Please select the one response that best describes your knowledge of and practical experience in biological and natural resources.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in applying principles of ecology, fish and/or wildlife resources, or natural resources management.
  2. I have had education or training in biological and natural resource management, but have not yet applied it in actual work scenarios.
  3. I have applied my knowledge of biological and natural resources on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures and environmental statutes.
  4. I have applied biological and natural resource theories and principles as a regular part of a job. I have applied the concepts independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have served as a leader or supervisor over other employees engaged in environmental analysis, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in assessments or analyses because of my expertise.


* 7.Select the subject areas in which you have practical knowledge.
  1. Water resources management
  2. Water rights
  3. Hydrology
  4. Geography
  5. Geology
  6. Archeology /cultural resources
  7. Socio-economics
  8. Earth science
  9. Biology
  10. Agronomy
  11. Cartography
  12. Cadastre
  13. Land management
  14. Land use planning
  15. Recreation planning
  16. Natural resource management
  17. Interdisciplinary resource management (e.g., environmental impact analysis, outdoor recreation planning, water management, biological and/or ecological management, etc.)
  18. Aerial High definition video flight planning
  19. Helicopter electrical system/video interface connections
  20. None of the above


* 8.Select the answer that best describes your experience in manipulating and analyzing geospatial data, utilizing attribute data, and applying GIS and related technology in support of natural resource management.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in geospatial analysis for resource management, but have not performed them on the job.
  3. I have developed practical knowledge of the techniques used in the analysis of natural resources by performing similar or directly related job functions.
  4. I have developed in depth knowledge of GIS and related technology using seasoned judgment to conduct complex natural resource program related analysis.
  5. I am highly skilled at applying the techniques used in the analysis of multiple resources, developing new insights into complex situations, applying innovative solutions to novel problems, and designing new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable.
  6. I have managed, supervised and/or directed similar or closely related functions which have included the development of policies and plans for various components of a geospatial analysis program, and my experience and training have prepared me to manage the program successfully.


* 9.Select the types of resource grade GPS hardware you have used to collect data.
  1. Trimble Products
  2. Magellan Products
  3. Garmin Products
  4. Other
  5. None of the above


* 10.Select the response which best describes your experience in pre-planning, collecting, and post-processing GPS data collection efforts with resource grade units.
  1. I have not performed these job functions
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in the function and operation of these units for resource management, but have not performed them on the job
  3. I have used a recreational GPS unit for personal navigation
  4. I have used a resource grade GPS unit to collect simple, non-attributed points
  5. I have developed in-depth knowledge of GPS hardware and software and have routinely completed resource grade GPS collection efforts including pre-mission planning, data dictionary creation, field collection, and differential correction of the data. I have also transferred these data to GIS systems.


* 11.Select the responses that reflect your experience utilizing and operating GPS/GIS technology systems.
  1. I have gathered spatial data using GPS devices.
  2. I have developed data dictionaries to facilitate data gathering and management.
  3. I have used Pathfinder Office software to transfer and geo-correct data.
  4. I have managed GIS databases.
  5. I have created and edited shapefiles.
  6. I have created and edited maps.
  7. I have written and updated metadata.
  8. I have designed geo databases for natural resource data.
  9. None of the above


* 12.Select as many of the answers below that best describes which Federal laws and regulations you have referenced and used in your work experience.
  1. National Environmental Policy Act
  2. National Historic Preservation Act
  3. Clean Water Act
  4. National Pollution Discharge Control Act
  5. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
  6. Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
  7. 43 CFR 426 - Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations
  8. 43 CFR 429 - Use of Reclamation Land, Facilities, and Waterbodies
  9. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970
  10. Federal-Aid Right-of-Way Programs under Title 23 U.S.C
  11. Highway Beautification Act of 1965
  12. NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)
  13. Federal Property Management Regulations
  14. Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
  15. 1890 Canal Act
  16. 43 CFR 423 - Public Conduct on Reclamation Lands
  17. Federal Water Project Recreation Act
  18. 1939 Reclamation Act
  19. None of the above


* 13.Select the response that best reflects your experience analyzing technical, legal or contractual documents for compliance with directives (e.g., laws, policies, procedures).
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 14.Select the answer that best describes your experience creating and interpreting legal land descriptions.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Please select the one statement that best reflects the situation in which you most frequently deliver oral presentations on the job.
  1. I have made informal presentations to co-workers on topics with which they were familiar.
  2. I have made formal presentation to co-workers using briefing slides, graphics, hand-outs or other visual materials.
  3. I have delivered informational briefings to officials outside my employing organization using digital technology.
  4. I have made formal presentations to officials outside my employing organization for purpose of persuading them to take action, revise procedures or expend resources.
  5. I have designed and delivered formal courses of training or instruction using a variety of media, including digital technology.
  6. None of the above.


* 16.Select the statement below that best describes your verbal communication skills.
  1. I have no experience speaking in front of groups or giving formal presentations.
  2. I have prepared presentations and spoken in front of small groups (less than 15).
  3. I have prepared and presented verbal presentations to a variety of groups, large and small.
  4. I have prepared and given verbal presentations to a variety of groups on controversial subjects and before hostile audiences.
  5. In addition to any answers above, I have been used as an expert witness in legal proceedings.


* 17.Select the statement that best describes your ability to communicate orally.
  1. I have significant experience speaking to small group managers and employees in a training or seminar setting or in verbally advising groups of supervisors and managers about topics that affect important project activities and budgets.
  2. I have experience speaking to small groups of managers and employees in a training setting or in verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  3. I have some experience verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  4. I have experience verbally advising my co-workers and supervisor, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  5. None of the above.


* 18.Select the responses that best describe how your written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters have documented your research, analysis, or evaluation findings, and how those documents have been used.
  1. I have co-authored reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation in the technical field that documented findings which were used by others for information or instruction.
  2. I have been the sole author of reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which served to inform or guide others in my organization or those using the materials.
  3. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by upper management to plan for broad organizational resources (e.g., budget, staff, facilities, contracts).
  4. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by higher authorities as a basis for policy in the technical area.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.Select the response(s) that describe your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization
  3. I have written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  8. None of the above.


* 20.Select the following response(s) that best describes your experience communicating information in writing.
  1. I have developed written materials on program or project related issues for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. I have written documents clearly, concisely, and persuasively on program or project related issues for varied audiences.
  3. I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence on program or project related issues for signature by higher-level officials.
  4. I have communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on program or project related issues on a regular basis in writing.
  5. I have reviewed program or project reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity or expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  6. I have developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings or conferences for agency departmental leaders, Congress, the media or the general public on program or project related matters.
  7. None of the above.


Grade: 07
* 1.GS-7 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have a full 4-year degree from an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or related disciplines appropriate to this position.
  2. I have successfully completed 24 semester hours from an accredited college/university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this position and have additional education/work experience. The combination of education/experience is sufficient to demonstrate that I possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the professional duties of this position and is comparable to a full 4-year course of study.
  3. I do not meet either of the qualification requirement statements as described above.


* 2.GS-7 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the specialized experience requirements for this position.
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed at least one full year of graduate level education in a field that is directly related to the duties of this position.
  3. Superior Academic Achievement- I meet 1 of the following: Upper 1/3 of graduating class based on completed courses; 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education, or based on final 2 years of curriculum; 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 based on average of required major courses or required major courses in final 2 years of curriculum; Member national scholastic honor society which meets requirements of Assoc. of College Honor Societies.
  4. I have a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  5. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirement as described above.


* 3.Please select the response(s) that you have successfully done, independently without supervision, related to recreation and land management.
  1. I have reviewed and approved Recreation Management Plans.
  2. I have worked cooperatively with managing partners.
  3. I have researched and completed paperwork involved in title transfers.
  4. I have written special use permits for a variety of recreational activities.
  5. I have developed and administered a budget for recreation related work.
  6. I have worked with managing partners on allocation and expenditure of Title 28 funds.
  7. I have conducted CECs on recreation related development.
  8. I have conducted EAs or EISs on recreation related development.
  9. I have written, reviewed and renewed easements or licenses for various types of right of ways.
  10. I have conducted public meetings on sensitive or controversial recreation or land management issues.
  11. None of the above.


* 4.I have experience preparing and administering the following right of use authorizations.
  1. Cabin leases
  2. Grazing leases
  3. Agricultural leases
  4. Recreation agreements/permits
  5. Commercial filming permits
  6. Gravel extraction permits
  7. Boat dock permits
  8. Crossing agreements
  9. Mineral rights
  10. Other permit types
  11. Consent agreements
  12. Tribal allottee leases
  13. Utility corridor leases
  14. Joint use agreements
  15. None of the above


* 5.Please select the one response that best describes your experience in pest management.
  1. I have experience in managing and directing monitoring and assessment actions related to pest management.
  2. I have experience performing monitoring and assessments actions in pest management.
  3. I have assisted others in the implementation of pest management programs.
  4. I have limited to no experience and knowledge in pest management activities.


* 6.I have prepared resource management plans for implementation on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 7.Please select the one response that best describes your knowledge of and practical experience in biological and natural resources.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in applying principles of ecology, fish and/or wildlife resources, or natural resources management.
  2. I have had education or training in biological and natural resource management, but have not yet applied it in actual work scenarios.
  3. I have applied my knowledge of biological and natural resources on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures and environmental statutes.
  4. I have applied biological and natural resource theories and principles as a regular part of a job. I have applied the concepts independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have served as a leader or supervisor over other employees engaged in environmental analysis, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in assessments or analyses because of my expertise.


* 8.Select the subject areas in which you have practical knowledge.
  1. Water resources management
  2. Water rights
  3. Hydrology
  4. Geography
  5. Geology
  6. Archeology /cultural resources
  7. Socio-economics
  8. Earth science
  9. Biology
  10. Agronomy
  11. Cartography
  12. Cadastre
  13. Land management
  14. Land use planning
  15. Recreation planning
  16. Natural resource management
  17. Interdisciplinary resource management (e.g., environmental impact analysis, outdoor recreation planning, water management, biological and/or ecological management, etc.)
  18. Aerial High definition video flight planning
  19. Helicopter electrical system/video interface connections
  20. None of the above


* 9.Select the answer that best describes your experience in manipulating and analyzing geospatial data, utilizing attribute data, and applying GIS and related technology in support of natural resource management.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in geospatial analysis for resource management, but have not performed them on the job.
  3. I have developed practical knowledge of the techniques used in the analysis of natural resources by performing similar or directly related job functions.
  4. I have developed in depth knowledge of GIS and related technology using seasoned judgment to conduct complex natural resource program related analysis.
  5. I am highly skilled at applying the techniques used in the analysis of multiple resources, developing new insights into complex situations, applying innovative solutions to novel problems, and designing new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable.
  6. I have managed, supervised and/or directed similar or closely related functions which have included the development of policies and plans for various components of a geospatial analysis program, and my experience and training have prepared me to manage the program successfully.


* 10.Select the types of resource grade GPS hardware you have used to collect data.
  1. Trimble Products
  2. Magellan Products
  3. Garmin Products
  4. Other
  5. None of the above


* 11.Select the response which best describes your experience in pre-planning, collecting, and post-processing GPS data collection efforts with resource grade units.
  1. I have not performed these job functions
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in the function and operation of these units for resource management, but have not performed them on the job
  3. I have used a recreational GPS unit for personal navigation
  4. I have used a resource grade GPS unit to collect simple, non-attributed points
  5. I have developed in-depth knowledge of GPS hardware and software and have routinely completed resource grade GPS collection efforts including pre-mission planning, data dictionary creation, field collection, and differential correction of the data. I have also transferred these data to GIS systems.


* 12.Select the responses that reflect your experience utilizing and operating GPS/GIS technology systems.
  1. I have gathered spatial data using GPS devices.
  2. I have developed data dictionaries to facilitate data gathering and management.
  3. I have used Pathfinder Office software to transfer and geo-correct data.
  4. I have managed GIS databases.
  5. I have created and edited shapefiles.
  6. I have created and edited maps.
  7. I have written and updated metadata.
  8. I have designed geo databases for natural resource data.
  9. None of the above


* 13.Select as many of the answers below that best describes which Federal laws and regulations you have referenced and used in your work experience.
  1. National Environmental Policy Act
  2. National Historic Preservation Act
  3. Clean Water Act
  4. National Pollution Discharge Control Act
  5. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
  6. Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
  7. 43 CFR 426 - Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations
  8. 43 CFR 429 - Use of Reclamation Land, Facilities, and Waterbodies
  9. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970
  10. Federal-Aid Right-of-Way Programs under Title 23 U.S.C
  11. Highway Beautification Act of 1965
  12. NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)
  13. Federal Property Management Regulations
  14. Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
  15. 1890 Canal Act
  16. 43 CFR 423 - Public Conduct on Reclamation Lands
  17. Federal Water Project Recreation Act
  18. 1939 Reclamation Act
  19. None of the above


* 14.Select the response that best reflects your experience analyzing technical, legal or contractual documents for compliance with directives (e.g., laws, policies, procedures).
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Select the answer that best describes your experience creating and interpreting legal land descriptions.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 16.Please select the one statement that best reflects the situation in which you most frequently deliver oral presentations on the job.
  1. I have made informal presentations to co-workers on topics with which they were familiar.
  2. I have made formal presentation to co-workers using briefing slides, graphics, hand-outs or other visual materials.
  3. I have delivered informational briefings to officials outside my employing organization using digital technology.
  4. I have made formal presentations to officials outside my employing organization for purpose of persuading them to take action, revise procedures or expend resources.
  5. I have designed and delivered formal courses of training or instruction using a variety of media, including digital technology.
  6. None of the above.


* 17.Select the statement below that best describes your verbal communication skills.
  1. I have no experience speaking in front of groups or giving formal presentations.
  2. I have prepared presentations and spoken in front of small groups (less than 15).
  3. I have prepared and presented verbal presentations to a variety of groups, large and small.
  4. I have prepared and given verbal presentations to a variety of groups on controversial subjects and before hostile audiences.
  5. In addition to any answers above, I have been used as an expert witness in legal proceedings.


* 18.Select the statement that best describes your ability to communicate orally.
  1. I have significant experience speaking to small group managers and employees in a training or seminar setting or in verbally advising groups of supervisors and managers about topics that affect important project activities and budgets.
  2. I have experience speaking to small groups of managers and employees in a training setting or in verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  3. I have some experience verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  4. I have experience verbally advising my co-workers and supervisor, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.Select the responses that best describe how your written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters have documented your research, analysis, or evaluation findings, and how those documents have been used.
  1. I have co-authored reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation in the technical field that documented findings which were used by others for information or instruction.
  2. I have been the sole author of reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which served to inform or guide others in my organization or those using the materials.
  3. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by upper management to plan for broad organizational resources (e.g., budget, staff, facilities, contracts).
  4. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by higher authorities as a basis for policy in the technical area.
  5. None of the above.


* 20.Select the response(s) that describe your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization
  3. I have written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  8. None of the above.


* 21.Select the following response(s) that best describes your experience communicating information in writing.
  1. I have developed written materials on program or project related issues for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. I have written documents clearly, concisely, and persuasively on program or project related issues for varied audiences.
  3. I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence on program or project related issues for signature by higher-level officials.
  4. I have communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on program or project related issues on a regular basis in writing.
  5. I have reviewed program or project reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity or expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  6. I have developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings or conferences for agency departmental leaders, Congress, the media or the general public on program or project related matters.
  7. None of the above.


Grade: 09
* 1.GS-9 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have a full 4-year degree from an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or related disciplines appropriate to this position.
  2. I have successfully completed 24 semester hours from an accredited college/university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this position and have additional education/work experience. The combination of education/experience is sufficient to demonstrate that I possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the professional duties of this position and is comparable to a full 4-year course of study.
  3. I do not meet either of the qualification requirement statements as described above.


* 2.GS-9 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the specialized experience requirements for this position.
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a master’s or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B or J.D.) in a field that is directly related to the duties of this position.
  3. I have a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  4. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirement as described above.


* 3.Please select the response(s) that you have successfully done, independently without supervision, related to recreation and land management.
  1. I have reviewed and approved Recreation Management Plans.
  2. I have worked cooperatively with managing partners.
  3. I have researched and completed paperwork involved in title transfers.
  4. I have written special use permits for a variety of recreational activities.
  5. I have developed and administered a budget for recreation related work.
  6. I have worked with managing partners on allocation and expenditure of Title 28 funds.
  7. I have conducted CECs on recreation related development.
  8. I have conducted EAs or EISs on recreation related development.
  9. I have written, reviewed and renewed easements or licenses for various types of right of ways.
  10. I have conducted public meetings on sensitive or controversial recreation or land management issues.
  11. None of the above.


* 4.I have experience preparing and administering the following right of use authorizations.
  1. Cabin leases
  2. Grazing leases
  3. Agricultural leases
  4. Recreation agreements/permits
  5. Commercial filming permits
  6. Gravel extraction permits
  7. Boat dock permits
  8. Crossing agreements
  9. Mineral rights
  10. Other permit types
  11. Consent agreements
  12. Tribal allottee leases
  13. Utility corridor leases
  14. Joint use agreements
  15. None of the above


* 5.Please select the one response that best describes your experience in pest management.
  1. I have experience in managing and directing monitoring and assessment actions related to pest management.
  2. I have experience performing monitoring and assessments actions in pest management.
  3. I have assisted others in the implementation of pest management programs.
  4. I have limited to no experience and knowledge in pest management activities.


* 6.I have prepared resource management plans for implementation on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 7.Please select the one response that best describes your knowledge of and practical experience in biological and natural resources.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in applying principles of ecology, fish and/or wildlife resources, or natural resources management.
  2. I have had education or training in biological and natural resource management, but have not yet applied it in actual work scenarios.
  3. I have applied my knowledge of biological and natural resources on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures and environmental statutes.
  4. I have applied biological and natural resource theories and principles as a regular part of a job. I have applied the concepts independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have served as a leader or supervisor over other employees engaged in environmental analysis, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in assessments or analyses because of my expertise.


* 8.Select the subject areas in which you have practical knowledge.
  1. Water resources management
  2. Water rights
  3. Hydrology
  4. Geography
  5. Geology
  6. Archeology /cultural resources
  7. Socio-economics
  8. Earth science
  9. Biology
  10. Agronomy
  11. Cartography
  12. Cadastre
  13. Land management
  14. Land use planning
  15. Recreation planning
  16. Natural resource management
  17. Interdisciplinary resource management (e.g., environmental impact analysis, outdoor recreation planning, water management, biological and/or ecological management, etc.)
  18. Aerial High definition video flight planning
  19. Helicopter electrical system/video interface connections
  20. None of the above


* 9.Select the answer that best describes your experience in manipulating and analyzing geospatial data, utilizing attribute data, and applying GIS and related technology in support of natural resource management.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in geospatial analysis for resource management, but have not performed them on the job.
  3. I have developed practical knowledge of the techniques used in the analysis of natural resources by performing similar or directly related job functions.
  4. I have developed in depth knowledge of GIS and related technology using seasoned judgment to conduct complex natural resource program related analysis.
  5. I am highly skilled at applying the techniques used in the analysis of multiple resources, developing new insights into complex situations, applying innovative solutions to novel problems, and designing new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable.
  6. I have managed, supervised and/or directed similar or closely related functions which have included the development of policies and plans for various components of a geospatial analysis program, and my experience and training have prepared me to manage the program successfully.


* 10.Select the types of resource grade GPS hardware you have used to collect data.
  1. Trimble Products
  2. Magellan Products
  3. Garmin Products
  4. Other
  5. None of the above


* 11.Select the response which best describes your experience in pre-planning, collecting, and post-processing GPS data collection efforts with resource grade units.
  1. I have not performed these job functions
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in the function and operation of these units for resource management, but have not performed them on the job
  3. I have used a recreational GPS unit for personal navigation
  4. I have used a resource grade GPS unit to collect simple, non-attributed points
  5. I have developed in-depth knowledge of GPS hardware and software and have routinely completed resource grade GPS collection efforts including pre-mission planning, data dictionary creation, field collection, and differential correction of the data. I have also transferred these data to GIS systems.


* 12.Select the responses that reflect your experience utilizing and operating GPS/GIS technology systems.
  1. I have gathered spatial data using GPS devices.
  2. I have developed data dictionaries to facilitate data gathering and management.
  3. I have used Pathfinder Office software to transfer and geo-correct data.
  4. I have managed GIS databases.
  5. I have created and edited shapefiles.
  6. I have created and edited maps.
  7. I have written and updated metadata.
  8. I have designed geo databases for natural resource data.
  9. None of the above


* 13.Select as many of the answers below that best describes which Federal laws and regulations you have referenced and used in your work experience.
  1. National Environmental Policy Act
  2. National Historic Preservation Act
  3. Clean Water Act
  4. National Pollution Discharge Control Act
  5. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
  6. Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
  7. 43 CFR 426 - Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations
  8. 43 CFR 429 - Use of Reclamation Land, Facilities, and Waterbodies
  9. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970
  10. Federal-Aid Right-of-Way Programs under Title 23 U.S.C
  11. Highway Beautification Act of 1965
  12. NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)
  13. Federal Property Management Regulations
  14. Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
  15. 1890 Canal Act
  16. 43 CFR 423 - Public Conduct on Reclamation Lands
  17. Federal Water Project Recreation Act
  18. 1939 Reclamation Act
  19. None of the above


* 14.Select the response that best reflects your experience analyzing technical, legal or contractual documents for compliance with directives (e.g., laws, policies, procedures).
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Select the answer that best describes your experience creating and interpreting legal land descriptions.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 16.Please select the one statement that best reflects the situation in which you most frequently deliver oral presentations on the job.
  1. I have made informal presentations to co-workers on topics with which they were familiar.
  2. I have made formal presentation to co-workers using briefing slides, graphics, hand-outs or other visual materials.
  3. I have delivered informational briefings to officials outside my employing organization using digital technology.
  4. I have made formal presentations to officials outside my employing organization for purpose of persuading them to take action, revise procedures or expend resources.
  5. I have designed and delivered formal courses of training or instruction using a variety of media, including digital technology.
  6. None of the above.


* 17.Select the statement below that best describes your verbal communication skills.
  1. I have no experience speaking in front of groups or giving formal presentations.
  2. I have prepared presentations and spoken in front of small groups (less than 15).
  3. I have prepared and presented verbal presentations to a variety of groups, large and small.
  4. I have prepared and given verbal presentations to a variety of groups on controversial subjects and before hostile audiences.
  5. In addition to any answers above, I have been used as an expert witness in legal proceedings.


* 18.Select the statement that best describes your ability to communicate orally.
  1. I have significant experience speaking to small group managers and employees in a training or seminar setting or in verbally advising groups of supervisors and managers about topics that affect important project activities and budgets.
  2. I have experience speaking to small groups of managers and employees in a training setting or in verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  3. I have some experience verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  4. I have experience verbally advising my co-workers and supervisor, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.Select the responses that best describe how your written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters have documented your research, analysis, or evaluation findings, and how those documents have been used.
  1. I have co-authored reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation in the technical field that documented findings which were used by others for information or instruction.
  2. I have been the sole author of reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which served to inform or guide others in my organization or those using the materials.
  3. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by upper management to plan for broad organizational resources (e.g., budget, staff, facilities, contracts).
  4. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by higher authorities as a basis for policy in the technical area.
  5. None of the above.


* 20.Select the response(s) that describe your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization
  3. I have written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  8. None of the above.


* 21.Select the following response(s) that best describes your experience communicating information in writing.
  1. I have developed written materials on program or project related issues for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. I have written documents clearly, concisely, and persuasively on program or project related issues for varied audiences.
  3. I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence on program or project related issues for signature by higher-level officials.
  4. I have communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on program or project related issues on a regular basis in writing.
  5. I have reviewed program or project reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity or expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  6. I have developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings or conferences for agency departmental leaders, Congress, the media or the general public on program or project related matters.
  7. None of the above.


Grade: 11
* 1.GS-11 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have a full 4-year degree from an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or related disciplines appropriate to this position.
  2. I have successfully completed 24 semester hours from an accredited college/university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this position and have additional education/work experience. The combination of education/experience is sufficient to demonstrate that I possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the professional duties of this position and is comparable to a full 4-year course of study.
  3. I do not meet either of the qualification requirement statements as described above.


* 2.GS-11 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the specialized experience requirements for this position.
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of study that is directly related to the duties of this position.
  3. I have a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  4. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirement as described above.


* 3.Please select the response(s) that you have successfully done, independently without supervision, related to recreation and land management.
  1. I have reviewed and approved Recreation Management Plans.
  2. I have worked cooperatively with managing partners.
  3. I have researched and completed paperwork involved in title transfers.
  4. I have written special use permits for a variety of recreational activities.
  5. I have developed and administered a budget for recreation related work.
  6. I have worked with managing partners on allocation and expenditure of Title 28 funds.
  7. I have conducted CECs on recreation related development.
  8. I have conducted EAs or EISs on recreation related development.
  9. I have written, reviewed and renewed easements or licenses for various types of right of ways.
  10. I have conducted public meetings on sensitive or controversial recreation or land management issues.
  11. None of the above.


* 4.I have experience preparing and administering the following right of use authorizations.
  1. Cabin leases
  2. Grazing leases
  3. Agricultural leases
  4. Recreation agreements/permits
  5. Commercial filming permits
  6. Gravel extraction permits
  7. Boat dock permits
  8. Crossing agreements
  9. Mineral rights
  10. Other permit types
  11. Consent agreements
  12. Tribal allottee leases
  13. Utility corridor leases
  14. Joint use agreements
  15. None of the above


* 5.Please select the one response that best describes your experience in pest management.
  1. I have experience in managing and directing monitoring and assessment actions related to pest management.
  2. I have experience performing monitoring and assessments actions in pest management.
  3. I have assisted others in the implementation of pest management programs.
  4. I have limited to no experience and knowledge in pest management activities.


* 6.I have prepared resource management plans for implementation on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 7.Please select the one response that best describes your knowledge of and practical experience in biological and natural resources.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in applying principles of ecology, fish and/or wildlife resources, or natural resources management.
  2. I have had education or training in biological and natural resource management, but have not yet applied it in actual work scenarios.
  3. I have applied my knowledge of biological and natural resources on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures and environmental statutes.
  4. I have applied biological and natural resource theories and principles as a regular part of a job. I have applied the concepts independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have served as a leader or supervisor over other employees engaged in environmental analysis, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in assessments or analyses because of my expertise.


* 8.Select the subject areas in which you have practical knowledge.
  1. Water resources management
  2. Water rights
  3. Hydrology
  4. Geography
  5. Geology
  6. Archeology /cultural resources
  7. Socio-economics
  8. Earth science
  9. Biology
  10. Agronomy
  11. Cartography
  12. Cadastre
  13. Land management
  14. Land use planning
  15. Recreation planning
  16. Natural resource management
  17. Interdisciplinary resource management (e.g., environmental impact analysis, outdoor recreation planning, water management, biological and/or ecological management, etc.)
  18. Aerial High definition video flight planning
  19. Helicopter electrical system/video interface connections
  20. None of the above


* 9.Select the answer that best describes your experience in manipulating and analyzing geospatial data, utilizing attribute data, and applying GIS and related technology in support of natural resource management.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in geospatial analysis for resource management, but have not performed them on the job.
  3. I have developed practical knowledge of the techniques used in the analysis of natural resources by performing similar or directly related job functions.
  4. I have developed in depth knowledge of GIS and related technology using seasoned judgment to conduct complex natural resource program related analysis.
  5. I am highly skilled at applying the techniques used in the analysis of multiple resources, developing new insights into complex situations, applying innovative solutions to novel problems, and designing new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable.
  6. I have managed, supervised and/or directed similar or closely related functions which have included the development of policies and plans for various components of a geospatial analysis program, and my experience and training have prepared me to manage the program successfully.


* 10.Select the types of resource grade GPS hardware you have used to collect data.
  1. Trimble Products
  2. Magellan Products
  3. Garmin Products
  4. Other
  5. None of the above


* 11.Select the response which best describes your experience in pre-planning, collecting, and post-processing GPS data collection efforts with resource grade units.
  1. I have not performed these job functions
  2. I have received post high school education or formal training in the function and operation of these units for resource management, but have not performed them on the job
  3. I have used a recreational GPS unit for personal navigation
  4. I have used a resource grade GPS unit to collect simple, non-attributed points
  5. I have developed in-depth knowledge of GPS hardware and software and have routinely completed resource grade GPS collection efforts including pre-mission planning, data dictionary creation, field collection, and differential correction of the data. I have also transferred these data to GIS systems.


* 12.Select the responses that reflect your experience utilizing and operating GPS/GIS technology systems.
  1. I have gathered spatial data using GPS devices.
  2. I have developed data dictionaries to facilitate data gathering and management.
  3. I have used Pathfinder Office software to transfer and geo-correct data.
  4. I have managed GIS databases.
  5. I have created and edited shapefiles.
  6. I have created and edited maps.
  7. I have written and updated metadata.
  8. I have designed geo databases for natural resource data.
  9. None of the above


* 13.Select as many of the answers below that best describes which Federal laws and regulations you have referenced and used in your work experience.
  1. National Environmental Policy Act
  2. National Historic Preservation Act
  3. Clean Water Act
  4. National Pollution Discharge Control Act
  5. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
  6. Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
  7. 43 CFR 426 - Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations
  8. 43 CFR 429 - Use of Reclamation Land, Facilities, and Waterbodies
  9. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970
  10. Federal-Aid Right-of-Way Programs under Title 23 U.S.C
  11. Highway Beautification Act of 1965
  12. NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)
  13. Federal Property Management Regulations
  14. Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
  15. 1890 Canal Act
  16. 43 CFR 423 - Public Conduct on Reclamation Lands
  17. Federal Water Project Recreation Act
  18. 1939 Reclamation Act
  19. None of the above


* 14.Select the response that best reflects your experience analyzing technical, legal or contractual documents for compliance with directives (e.g., laws, policies, procedures).
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Select the answer that best describes your experience creating and interpreting legal land descriptions.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 16.Please select the one statement that best reflects the situation in which you most frequently deliver oral presentations on the job.
  1. I have made informal presentations to co-workers on topics with which they were familiar.
  2. I have made formal presentation to co-workers using briefing slides, graphics, hand-outs or other visual materials.
  3. I have delivered informational briefings to officials outside my employing organization using digital technology.
  4. I have made formal presentations to officials outside my employing organization for purpose of persuading them to take action, revise procedures or expend resources.
  5. I have designed and delivered formal courses of training or instruction using a variety of media, including digital technology.
  6. None of the above.


* 17.Select the statement below that best describes your verbal communication skills.
  1. I have no experience speaking in front of groups or giving formal presentations.
  2. I have prepared presentations and spoken in front of small groups (less than 15).
  3. I have prepared and presented verbal presentations to a variety of groups, large and small.
  4. I have prepared and given verbal presentations to a variety of groups on controversial subjects and before hostile audiences.
  5. In addition to any answers above, I have been used as an expert witness in legal proceedings.


* 18.Select the statement that best describes your ability to communicate orally.
  1. I have significant experience speaking to small group managers and employees in a training or seminar setting or in verbally advising groups of supervisors and managers about topics that affect important project activities and budgets.
  2. I have experience speaking to small groups of managers and employees in a training setting or in verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  3. I have some experience verbally advising supervisors and managers, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  4. I have experience verbally advising my co-workers and supervisor, one-on-one, about topics that affect regular project activities.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.Select the responses that best describe how your written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters have documented your research, analysis, or evaluation findings, and how those documents have been used.
  1. I have co-authored reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation in the technical field that documented findings which were used by others for information or instruction.
  2. I have been the sole author of reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which served to inform or guide others in my organization or those using the materials.
  3. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by upper management to plan for broad organizational resources (e.g., budget, staff, facilities, contracts).
  4. I have written reports, briefing papers, issue papers, memos or letters based upon research, analysis or evaluation that documented my findings in the technical area, which were used by higher authorities as a basis for policy in the technical area.
  5. None of the above.


* 20.Select the response(s) that describe your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization
  3. I have written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  8. None of the above.


* 21.Select the following response(s) that best describes your experience communicating information in writing.
  1. I have developed written materials on program or project related issues for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. I have written documents clearly, concisely, and persuasively on program or project related issues for varied audiences.
  3. I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence on program or project related issues for signature by higher-level officials.
  4. I have communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on program or project related issues on a regular basis in writing.
  5. I have reviewed program or project reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity or expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  6. I have developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings or conferences for agency departmental leaders, Congress, the media or the general public on program or project related matters.
  7. None of the above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.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


* 2.If you selected OTHER as your response to the question above, please elaborate on your answer.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 3.Do you understand that you must submit a COMPLETE and DETAILED on-line resume for this announcement and that failure to submit a complete and detailed on-line resume will result in you not being considered for this position? The on-line resume is completed during the registration process and is separate from your answers to vacancy announcement-specific questions.
  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.

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.

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.

You are applying under the Delegated Examining announcement. If you want to be considered under the concurrent Merit Promotion announcement, you must submit a separate application under that announcement. For more information, see "Who May Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.





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