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Grade: 11

1 Social Science Series GS-0101: Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a bachelor's or higher degree in behavioral or social science or a related discipline related to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that has provided me with knowledge of one or more behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I do not have the education/experience described in the above choices.
2 GS-11 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-11 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. (Degree must reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.)
  • I have a qualifying combination of education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • None of the above accurately reflects my qualifications.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade planning and executing social science studies. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade analyzing and evaluating scientific data in order to make recommendations for improvement in processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 12

1 Social Science Series GS-0101: Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a bachelor's or higher degree in behavioral or social science or a related discipline related to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that has provided me with knowledge of one or more behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I do not have the education/experience described in the above choices.
2 Please select the statement that best describes how you meet the GS-12 minimum qualifications requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level as defined in the announcement.
  • I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined above
  • My background does not match any of the choices listed above.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade planning and executing social science studies. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade analyzing and evaluating scientific data in order to make recommendations for improvement in processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade drafting reports resulting from research conducted on marine resource management and/or ocean energy development. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have demonstrated experience independently conducting assessments in one or more technical fields (example: economic impacts, demographic impacts, land use impacts, archaeological or cultural impacts, and/or infrastructure impacts)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have demonstrated experience independently responding to statements of work with study proposals? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 13

1 Social Science Series GS-0101: Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a bachelor's or higher degree in behavioral or social science or a related discipline related to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that has provided me with knowledge of one or more behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a degree in the field.
  • I do not have the education/experience described in the above choices.
2 GS-13 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-13 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I do not have 1 full year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade planning and executing social science studies. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade analyzing and evaluating scientific data in order to make recommendations for improvement in processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade drafting reports resulting from research conducted on marine resource management and/or ocean energy development. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade executing and leading major studies/projects to measure the impacts of conventional or renewable energy development and/or sand/gravel mining activities. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have demonstrated experience independently conducting assessments in one or more technical fields (example: economic impacts, demographic impacts, land use impacts, archaeological or cultural impacts, and/or infrastructure impacts)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Plan research to address social and cultural impacts on the human environment. 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.
9 Do you have demonstrated experience independently responding to statements of work with study proposals? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 Collect, analyze, interpret, and portray technical data and information on social, cultural or economic factors. 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.
2 Do you have demonstrated experience utilizing economic, social, managerial, or legal issues to research, write, and review assessments? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Research sociocultural factors such as population, labor, employment, public services and infrastructure, human health and safety, traditional cultures, oral histories, ethnographies, family structure, and other related factors. 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.
4 Assist with the development of policy regarding economic impacts, demographic impacts, land use impacts, and/or infrastructure impacts/issues. 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.
5 Address, define, and recommend solutions or mitigation to resolve critical sociocultural related impacts. 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.
6 Experience providing scientific input to project teams or work units concerned with protection of environmental resources. 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 Reviewing and evaluating research proposals and/or findings. 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.
8 Experience in planning, initiating, or conducting projects to assess impacts of offshore activities and comply with NEPA regulations. 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.
9 Experience conducting reviews under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, including initiating consultation with appropriate parties, identifying historic properties, determining eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, and consulting to resolve adverse effects. 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.
10 Prepare, summarize, and/or edit briefing papers, technical reports, and articles dealing with economic, demographic, land use, environmental justice, or infrastructure concerns/litigation. 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.
11 Preparing scientific reports, assessments, and reviews to update other agencies or present at technical meetings. 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.
12 I have experience preparing research documents that have analyzed the economic effects on the following environmental factors: (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • The economy
  • Fisheries
  • Subsistence
  • Sociocultural systems
  • Community health
  • Historic and prehistoric resources
  • Tourism and recreation
  • Visual resources
  • Land Use
  • Environmental justice
  • I do not have experience with any of the options listed above
13 Do you have demonstrated experience assisting higher level specialist with responding to statements of work with study proposals? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Preparing environmental documents, including Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements. 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.