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Grade: 05

1 GS-5 Choose one answer that best describes your experience and education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level in the Federal service. This experience provided me with knowledge of biology. Examples may include such work as assisting in capturing, tagging, collaring, and banding animals fish, observing wildlife/ fish populations and keeping records on behavior, or colleting soil and plant samples.
  • I have completed 4 years above the high school level or a bachelor`s degree which included 24 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical course work such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics. At least 6 semester hours were in courses directly related to the position to be filled.
  • I have a combination of undergraduate course work and experience which equates to 100% of the qualification requirement.
  • My experience or education does not meet or exceed the requirements as described.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please be aware that this vacancy announcement is only open to United States Citizens. Are you a United States Citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Develop maps which describe information in data layers using geographic information systems (GIS). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • 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.
3 Communicate with state or federal natural resources managers or rangers for the purpose of maintaining project relations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • 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.
4 Are you knowledgeable about vegetation restoration (for example, seedings, chainings)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Have you managed data associated with ecological or biological studies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Of the following software, which are you proficient in? Answer to this question is required
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • ArcGIS or other GIS software
7 How did you find out about this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • USGS Online Automated Recruitment System (OARS)
  • Email notice from OARS or the USGS Email Notifier
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Newspaper or magazine advertisement
  • OPM USAJOBS website
  • Placement Office - State, Federal or College
  • LatPro.com internet job site
  • GoldSea.com internet job site
  • The Black EOE Journal
  • Other commercial internet job site
  • Other
8 I certify, to the best of my knowledge that all the information in my application is true, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education. I understand that providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also certify that I have read the entire vacancy announcement; that I have reviewed my answers to the eligibility questions for accuracy; and that I understand what supporting documentation, if any, is required for submission and when it’s due. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No