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Grade: 12
* 1.GS-12 Choose the answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in federal service serving as an environmental compliance expert. Examples include: ensuring compliance with agency/organizational environmental compliance policies; completing an initial review of Environmental Assessments & Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors; & drafting correspondence, presentations and/or materials for training on environmental compliance matters.
  2. I do not possess the experience described above.


* 2.Which of the following laws and regulations are you familiar with?
  1. The National Environmental Policy Act.
  2. The National Historical Preservation Act.
  3. The Endangered Species Act.
  4. 45 C.F.R. Part 640.
  5. Other applicable federal environmental statues or regulations.
  6. None of the above.


* 3.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 4.Do you have experience serving as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) to ensure preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Which of the following activities related to environmental laws or regulations have you been responsible for performing?
  1. Prepare documentation of categorical exclusions.
  2. Review Environmental Assessments prepared by contractors.
  3. Review Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors.
  4. Prepare correspondence to carry-out compliance under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
  5. Conduct public hearings required under NEPA and public consultation meetings under the NHPA.
  6. Interpret and revise agency/organizational policy and compliance guidance.
  7. Make determinations on environmental compliance requirements.
  8. Conduct briefings on environmental compliance matters.
  9. Conduct training on environmental compliance matters.
  10. Consult with federal, state, regional or national entities on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  11. Consult with Tribes, Native Hawaiians, and/or Alaskan Natives on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  12. None of the above.


* 6.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Have you served as the chief point of contact to a program to ensure environmental compliance?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Are you considered an environmental compliance expert at your current agency or organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.To which of the following do you have experience communicating orally and in writing regarding environmental compliance matters?
  1. Internal Agency or Organization staff.
  2. Grant Awardees.
  3. Attendees at Meetings and Conferences on Environmental Matters.
  4. Members of Congress and/or their staff.
  5. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation or State Preservation Offices.
  6. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  7. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  8. Tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, and/or Alaskan Natives.
  9. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that most closely resembles your experience.
  1. I serve as a member of a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures.
  2. I have experience leading a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures and in making recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Agency/Organization environmental compliance requirements.
  3. I develop Agency/Organization environmental compliance policies and procedures.
  4. I am responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of Agency/Organization environmental compliance procedures.
  5. I do not have this type of experience.


* 12.Do you have experience planning, coordinating and conducting NEPA reviews sufficient to understand, assess, and correlate data regarding potential environmental impacts, verify results, and discuss technical aspects of the work with scientists, engineers, and environmental experts to ensure that analyses in EAs and EISs are appropriate and meet the requirements for compliance with federal environmental statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Have you provided environmental reviews on agency or organizationally funded projects, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you collaborated with federal agencies to carry-out environmental compliance activities?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Do you have experience planning or coordinating work efforts among those working on environmental compliance matters by influencing or motivating individuals or groups?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 17.Do you have experience resolving environmental compliance challenges with members of the public, federal/state/local entities, and/or other interested groups or individuals?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


Grade: 13
* 1.GS-13 Choose the answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in federal service as an environmental compliance expert. Examples include: interpreting environmental laws; recommending environmental compliance policies; reviewing Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors; preparing documentation for categorical exclusions; & developing presentations on environmental compliance matters.
  2. I do not possess the experience described above.


* 2.Which of the following laws and regulations are you familiar with?
  1. The National Environmental Policy Act.
  2. The National Historical Preservation Act.
  3. The Endangered Species Act.
  4. 45 C.F.R. Part 640.
  5. Other applicable federal environmental statues or regulations.
  6. None of the above.


* 3.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 4.Do you have experience serving as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) to ensure preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Which of the following activities related to environmental laws or regulations have you been responsible for performing?
  1. Prepare documentation of categorical exclusions.
  2. Review Environmental Assessments prepared by contractors.
  3. Review Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors.
  4. Prepare correspondence to carry-out compliance under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
  5. Conduct public hearings required under NEPA and public consultation meetings under the NHPA.
  6. Interpret and revise agency/organizational policy and compliance guidance.
  7. Make determinations on environmental compliance requirements.
  8. Conduct briefings on environmental compliance matters.
  9. Conduct training on environmental compliance matters.
  10. Consult with federal, state, regional or national entities on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  11. Consult with Tribes, Native Hawaiians, and/or Alaskan Natives on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  12. None of the above.


* 6.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Have you served as the chief point of contact to a program to ensure environmental compliance?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Are you considered an environmental compliance expert at your current agency or organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.To which of the following do you have experience communicating orally and in writing regarding environmental compliance matters?
  1. Internal Agency or Organization staff.
  2. Grant Awardees.
  3. Attendees at Meetings and Conferences on Environmental Matters.
  4. Members of Congress and/or their staff.
  5. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation or State Preservation Offices.
  6. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  7. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  8. Tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, and/or Alaskan Natives.
  9. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that most closely resembles your experience.
  1. I serve as a member of a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures.
  2. I have experience leading a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures and in making recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Agency/Organization environmental compliance requirements.
  3. I develop Agency/Organization environmental compliance policies and procedures.
  4. I am responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of Agency/Organization environmental compliance procedures.
  5. I do not have this type of experience.


* 12.Do you have experience planning, coordinating and conducting NEPA reviews sufficient to understand, assess, and correlate data regarding potential environmental impacts, verify results, and discuss technical aspects of the work with scientists, engineers, and environmental experts to ensure that analyses in EAs and EISs are appropriate and meet the requirements for compliance with federal environmental statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Have you provided environmental reviews on agency or organizationally funded projects, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you collaborated with federal agencies to carry-out environmental compliance activities?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Do you have experience planning or coordinating work efforts among those working on environmental compliance matters by influencing or motivating individuals or groups?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 17.Do you have experience resolving environmental compliance challenges with members of the public, federal/state/local entities, and/or other interested groups or individuals?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


Grade: 14
* 1.GS-14 Choose the answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service as an environmental compliance expert. Examples include: interpreting & ensuring compliance with environmental laws; developing environmental compliance policies; completing thorough reviews of Environmental Assessments & Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors; preparing documentation of categorical exclusions; & making environmental compliance presentations.
  2. I do not possess the experience described above.


* 2.Which of the following laws and regulations are you familiar with?
  1. The National Environmental Policy Act.
  2. The National Historical Preservation Act.
  3. The Endangered Species Act.
  4. 45 C.F.R. Part 640.
  5. Other applicable federal environmental statues or regulations.
  6. None of the above.


* 3.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 4.Do you have experience serving as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) to ensure preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Which of the following activities related to environmental laws or regulations have you been responsible for performing?
  1. Prepare documentation of categorical exclusions.
  2. Review Environmental Assessments prepared by contractors.
  3. Review Environmental Impact Statements prepared by contractors.
  4. Prepare correspondence to carry-out compliance under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
  5. Conduct public hearings required under NEPA and public consultation meetings under the NHPA.
  6. Interpret and revise agency/organizational policy and compliance guidance.
  7. Make determinations on environmental compliance requirements.
  8. Conduct briefings on environmental compliance matters.
  9. Conduct training on environmental compliance matters.
  10. Consult with federal, state, regional or national entities on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  11. Consult with Tribes, Native Hawaiians, and/or Alaskan Natives on NEPA and NHPA related issues.
  12. None of the above.


* 6.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Have you served as the chief point of contact to a program to ensure environmental compliance?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Are you considered an environmental compliance expert at your current agency or organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.To which of the following do you have experience communicating orally and in writing regarding environmental compliance matters?
  1. Internal Agency or Organization staff.
  2. Grant Awardees.
  3. Attendees at Meetings and Conferences on Environmental Matters.
  4. Members of Congress and/or their staff.
  5. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation or State Preservation Offices.
  6. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  7. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  8. Tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, and/or Alaskan Natives.
  9. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that most closely resembles your experience.
  1. I serve as a member of a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures.
  2. I have experience leading a team responsible for evaluating environmental compliance procedures and in making recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Agency/Organization environmental compliance requirements.
  3. I develop Agency/Organization environmental compliance policies and procedures.
  4. I am responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of Agency/Organization environmental compliance procedures.
  5. I do not have this type of experience.


* 12.Do you have experience planning, coordinating and conducting NEPA reviews sufficient to understand, assess, and correlate data regarding potential environmental impacts, verify results, and discuss technical aspects of the work with scientists, engineers, and environmental experts to ensure that analyses in EAs and EISs are appropriate and meet the requirements for compliance with federal environmental statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Have you provided environmental reviews on agency or organizationally funded projects, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and statutes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you collaborated with federal agencies to carry-out environmental compliance activities?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Do you have experience planning or coordinating work efforts among those working on environmental compliance matters by influencing or motivating individuals or groups?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 17.Do you have experience resolving environmental compliance challenges with members of the public, federal/state/local entities, and/or other interested groups or individuals?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.






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