This position is located in Haleakala National Park.
TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.
Open to the first 100 applicants or until 12/04/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
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Location: Kula, Hawaii, United States
Posted Date: 11/20/2020
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-12/04/2020. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience. In order to qualify for this Biologist, GS-0401-11, you must meet BOTH the Basic Educational Requirement (One of the Options) *AND* meet the Additional Qualification Requirement stated below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application. Basic Education Requirement for Biologist GS-0401-11
Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, environmental science, or other disciplines closely related to this position. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts. Combination of education and experience--courses equivalent to a major (as based on the requirements of the university or college attended, or if this information cannot be obtained, 24 semester hours or equivalent), as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education related to this position. The quality of the combination of education and experience must be sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position, and be comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in the appropriate field. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts. **AND** ADDITIONAL Qualification Requirement: To qualify for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: study, inventory, monitoring, restoration and management of a broad range of natural resources; vegetation, wildlife, exotic and pest species, sensitive species and associated ecological components such as air, water and soil. You must include hours per week worked.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. This education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.-OR-Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To determine if you qualify under this combination, first determine your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the specialized experience required; then determine your education as a percentage of the graduate education required (note: only graduate education in excess of the first two years is creditable for this combination); and then add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts. Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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