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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Vacancy Details

Grade: 07

1 I qualify for the GS-7 level because: Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level in the Federal service, as a range technician or in a directly related position. I have read the vacancy announcement for examples of qualifying specialized experience.
  • I have one year of graduate level college education in a field related to range work such as a major study in forestry, range management, agriculture or a field directly related to this position that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.
  • I have an equivalent combination of the specialized experience and education. For example, I have 6 months of specialized experience as defined in the vacancy announcement and I have 9 semester hours of appropriate graduate study in the areas described above.
  • I do not meet any of the above responses.
2 List the livestock with which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Cattle
  • Horses
  • Burros
  • Wild horses
  • Wild Burros
3 I use GPS technology for use in vegetation mapping, acreage determinations, and road and property line locations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task or used this competency numerous times and am highly proficient at applying it to work situations.
  • have performed this task, or used this competency, in paid or unpaid work experience; OR - I have received training or education in this task or competency
  • I have not performed this task or acquired this competency, but am willing to learn
4 I have prepared grazing authorization and use documents. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
5 I have prepared range transfer documents. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
6 Indicate your level of experience as it relates to your application of rangeland management principles, practices, and concepts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 Please select the one answer that best describes your knowledge and experience related to range improvement project development and implementation according to current standards and handbooks. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no knowledge or skills in development and implementation of range improvement project(s).
  • I have knowledge of range improvements, but have not developed or implemented a range improvement project(s).
  • I have assisted with the development and implementation of range improvement project(s).
  • I have developed and implemented range improvement project(s).
8 Indicate your proficiency in collecting and analyzing rangeland monitoring study data: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing these tasks.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform these tasks, but have not yet performed them on the job.
  • I have performed these tasks on the job. My work on these tasks were monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed these tasks as a regular part of a job. I have performed them independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing these tasks; or I have supervised performance of these tasks or am normally an individual who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing these tasks because of my experience.
9 I participate in preplanning surveys and reconnaissance of range and erosion conditions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task or used this competency numerous times and am highly proficient at applying it to work situations.
  • have performed this task, or used this competency, in paid or unpaid work experience; OR - I have received training or education in this task or competency
  • I have not performed this task or acquired this competency, but am willing to learn
10 I plan and complete various types of range improvement projects, i.e., fences, cattle guards, wells, springs or pipelines. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task or used this competency numerous times and am highly proficient at applying it to work situations.
  • have performed this task, or used this competency, in paid or unpaid work experience; OR - I have received training or education in this task or competency
  • I have not performed this task or acquired this competency, but am willing to learn
11 Select the statement from below that best describes your experience reviewing and analyzing plans of development. 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 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.
12 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience, education or training with Global Position System (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and hardware for data collection, transfer and processing? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 from 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 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.
13 Indicate your level of experience as it relates to allotment compliance inspections to determine authorized/unauthorized use. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14 Identify the vegetative monitoring and inventory work you have been responsible for on the job: Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct vegetative studies such as condition and trend, utilization, actual use, and other studies for allotment evaluation.
  • Train and monitor crews carrying out vegetative studies.
  • Make recommendations based on interpretation of resource data on allotment conditions.
  • Prepare pre-inventory maps by preliminary delineation on aerial photography.
  • Conduct vegetative inventory surveys and select appropriate guidelines and techniques to use.
  • Review data for technical accuracy and transfer to forms for computer data analysis.
  • None of the above.
15 Select the statement that best describe your experience associated with allotment management plans or grazing systems: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no knowledge associated with allotment management plans or grazing systems.
  • I have knowledge of allotment management plans or grazing systems, but have not designed or implemented allotment management plans or grazing systems.
  • I have assisted with the design and implementation of allotment management plans or grazing systems.
  • I have designed and implemented allotment management plans or grazing systems as a regular part of the job, independently and normally without higher level review.

Grade: All Grades

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