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Grade: 11
* 1.GS-11: Please select the one response that best describes your education and experience.
  1. EDUCATION: I have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., in a related area.
  2. EXPERIENCE: I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 09 level in the Federal service as described below.
  3. I possess a COMBINATION of graduate level education as described above beyond the 2nd full year of graduate education, and specialized experience as described below, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  4. I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.From the following duties, please select those you have performed in the analysis of environmental markets:
  1. I have planned, conducted and coordinated studies which include technical and economic analysis.
  2. I have reviewed the history of government policy efforts and past measures in addressing environmental markets.
  3. I have prepared reports on water quality and other environmental markets.
  4. I have analyzed environmental markets in the area of water quality, air quality, habitat and biodiversity.
  5. None of the above.


* 2.Which of the following best describes your highest level of education related to natural resource management, environmental policy and economics?
  1. I do not have any formal training or experience in this area.
  2. I have some on-the-job training directly related to this area.
  3. I have a bachelor’s level of training in this area.
  4. I have a master’s level of training in this area.
  5. I have a master’s level of training and experience in this area.


* 3.Select from the list below the duties you have performed in the evaluation of market based conservation and land management activities:
  1. I have prepared technical reports and developed case studies on water quality and other natural resources.
  2. I have researched design components and efficiencies of emerging agricultural technologies.
  3. I have investigated trends of water use in relation to agriculture and development.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.Which of the following list of contacts, please select those to whom you have presented or provided materials regarding conservation and environmental markets?
  1. Federal officials
  2. Agriculture farmers and agricultural businesses
  3. Conservation groups
  4. Commodity groups
  5. Consumers
  6. Forest land owners and foresters
  7. Environmental groups
  8. None of the above


* 5.Which of the following activities have you performed? Select all that apply.
  1. I have prepared written materials for communicating the emergence of environmental markets in agriculture and forestry.
  2. I have developed blogs, email blasts and other electronic material related to environmental markets for distribution through social media outlets.
  3. I have published peer reviewed articles, prepared and delivered formal presentations, and participated in discussions at meetings and conferences.
  4. None of the above.


* 6.Which of the statement below most closely reflects your in-depth specialized knowledge of web design, GIS and communication systems?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have some education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally with limited review by a supervisor or senior employee.






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