Skip to main content

Vacancy Details

Grade: All Grades

1 Select the answer that best reflects your highest level of experience working in teams: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not worked in a team environment.
  • I have experience working in teams to solve non-technical problems or issues.
  • I have experience working in teams where team members have similar technical backgrounds to solve technical problems or issues.
  • I have experience working in teams where team members have a variety of technical and nontechnical areas of expertise to solve technical problems or issues.
2 Select the answers that reflect your experience in oral communication: Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience teaching or presenting technical information to the general public or other non-technical audiences.
  • I have made presentations to defend scientific/engineering conclusions to a technical audience having expertise in the field.
  • I have made presentations on controversial issues to audiences including people with conflicting viewpoints on the subject.
  • I have made presentations to groups in order to inform or give factual information.
  • I have formal training in public speaking or have been a member of Toastmasters or comparable organizations.
  • None of the above.
3 Select the answers that reflect academic coursework and/or work experience you have completed as reflected in your resume/transcript. Answer to this question is required
  • Fundamentals of Pollution Control
  • Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, etc.)
  • Environmental Management (Law, Policy, and Regulations)
  • Scientific Data/Environmental Analysis
  • Quantitative Environmental Measurements
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Environmental Instrumentation
  • GIS
  • Risk Analysis/Management
  • Environmental Health
  • None of the above.
4 Select the statement that reflects your highest level of work and/or academic experience applying scientific/engineering concepts and principles to environmental protection issues or problems: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in applying science/engineering principles to environmental protection issues or problems.
  • I have applied science/engineering principles to environmental protection case studies or academic assignments.
  • I have applied science/engineering principles to environmental protection projects or activities which have produced tangible results or outcomes for an organization or government entity.
5 Please select the answers that reflect academic coursework and/or work experience you have completed as reflected in your resume/transcript. Answer to this question is required
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Reaction Phenomena, Chemical Process Design, Analysis or Control, etc.)
  • Geology, Hydrogeology or Hydrology
  • Air Quality (impacts, management, forecasting, etc.), Air Modeling, Meteorology, Atmospheric Measurements, Climatology, or Climate Change and Energy
  • None of the above
6 I have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Performing data analysis to prepare reports and scientific documents that explain findings.
  • Entering and extracting data from information systems to collect, organize and analyze data for project planning, reports and other purposes.
  • Using spreadsheet and database programs to compute, compile, summarize and present data in tabular, graphic and narrative form.
  • Using standard techniques to gather, organize and interpret engineering or scientific data to inform decisions about environmental issues.
  • Using engineering/scientific quantitative tools or techniques to collect, measure and analyze environmental data.
  • I do not have any of the experience above.
7 Please look at the qualification requirements (both experience and/or education) that are stated in this vacancy announcement. Does your resume clearly contain this information in order to determine you are qualified for the position? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 For each position listed on your resume, did you include the position title, company, salary, weekly hours worked, and your actual beginning and ending dates of employment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Are you aware that all applicants, including current EPA employees, must submit transcripts as part of your application package as outlined in the vacancy announcement? Failure to submit transcripts will be considered an incomplete application and it will be rated ineligible. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Have you reviewed the vacancy announcement "How to Apply" and required documents section to determine what supplemental material that you must provide? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 07

1 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Biologist/Life Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, or chemistry.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE with courses equivalent to a major in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
2 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Biologist/Life Scientist, GS-07, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 1 FULL YEAR OF GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my CLASS STANDING. I graduated in the UPPER THIRD of my class or major university subdivision.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 YEARS of education.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 in courses completed during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my election to membership in a NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC HONOR SOCIETY.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
3 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Environmental Engineer, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE from an accredited college or university under their school of engineering that included at least one curriculum that is recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum obtained in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have an ENGINEERING DEGREE that included DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING SEVEN AREAS: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • I have a combination of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree in the ENGINEERING SPECIALTY FOR THIS POSITION and CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (BET) from an accredited college or university with 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BET from a program ACCREDITED by the ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ABET) related to THIS POSITION.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by at least ONE YEAR of ADDITIONAL EDUCATION or HIGHLY TECHNICAL WORK experience applying knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for professional engineering competence.
  • I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described above.
  • I have a (BET) or BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN A PROFESSIONAL FIELD (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, geology, etc.) and at least ONE YEAR of PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE acquired under PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
4 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Environmental Engineer, GS-07, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 1 FULL YEAR OF GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my CLASS STANDING. I graduated in the UPPER THIRD of my class or major university subdivision.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 YEARS of education.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 in courses completed during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a professional engineering curriculum and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my ELECTION TO MEMBERSHIP in a national scholastic honor society.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
5 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Physical/Environmental Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in PHYSICAL SCIENCE with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENGINEERING with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in MATHEMATICS with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE with courses equivalent to a major in one of the above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
6 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Physical/Environmental Scientist, GS-07, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 1 FULL YEAR OF GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my CLASS STANDING. I graduated in the UPPER THIRD of my class or major university subdivision.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 YEARS of education.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 in courses completed during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in physical science, engineering or mathematics with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my ELECTION TO MEMBERSHIP in a national scholastic honor society.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
7 Please choose from the list below of organizations you have worked for either in a permanent or internship capacity: Answer to this question is required
  • Private sector company or non-profit organization that deals with environmental issues
  • State or local government agency dealing with environmental regulations
  • Federal Agency dealing with environmental regulations
  • None of the Above
8 I have written the following materials in the course of my education or experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Analysis of policy/regulations with findings and recommendations
  • Documents accepted for publication (e.g., journals, magazines, newspaper, trade publications)
  • Laboratory reports
  • Term papers
  • General business correspondence
  • Capstone/senior project/thesis
  • Studies or reports defending technical findings or conclusions
  • I have taken formal class(s) in technical writing
  • Written materials supporting briefings or presentations
  • Materials to convey technical info to a non-technical audience
  • None of the above.
9 Choose the answer which best reflects your highest level of work and/or academic experience with regulations/policy: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with regulations or policy.
  • I have studied or received training on the application of regulations/policy.
  • I have studied or received training on environmental regulations/policy.
  • I have interpreted and applied regulations/policy in the course of my experience.
  • I have interpreted and applied environmental regulations/policy in the course of my experience.

Grade: 09

1 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Biologist/Life Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, or chemistry.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE with courses equivalent to a major in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a related discipline appropriate for THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
2 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Biologist/Life Scientist, GS-09, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a MASTER'S OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 2 FULL YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER LEVEL GRADUATE EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
3 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Environmental Engineer, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE from an accredited college or university under their school of engineering that included at least one curriculum that is recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum obtained in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have an ENGINEERING DEGREE that included DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING SEVEN AREAS: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • I have a combination of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree in the ENGINEERING SPECIALTY FOR THIS POSITION and CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (BET) from an accredited college or university with 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BET from a program ACCREDITED by the ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ABET) related to THIS POSITION.
  • I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by at least ONE YEAR of ADDITIONAL EDUCATION or HIGHLY TECHNICAL WORK experience applying knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for professional engineering competence.
  • I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described above.
  • I have a (BET) or BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN A PROFESSIONAL FIELD (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, geology, etc.) and at least ONE YEAR of PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE acquired under PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
4 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Environmental Engineer, GS-9, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a MASTER'S OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 2 FULL YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER LEVEL GRADUATE EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
5 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Physical/Environmental Scientist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in PHYSICAL SCIENCE with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENGINEERING with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in MATHEMATICS with 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE with courses equivalent to a major in one of the above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
6 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Physical/Environmental Scientist, GS-09, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a MASTER'S OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 2 FULL YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER LEVEL GRADUATE EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
7 Please choose from the list below of organizations you have worked for either in a permanent or internship capacity: Answer to this question is required
  • Private sector company or non-profit organization that deals with environmental issues
  • State or local government agency dealing with environmental regulations
  • Federal Agency dealing with environmental regulations
  • None of the Above
8 I have written the following materials in the course of my education or experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Analysis of policy/regulations with findings and recommendations
  • Documents accepted for publication (e.g., journals, magazines, newspaper, trade publications)
  • Laboratory reports
  • Term papers
  • General business correspondence
  • Capstone/senior project/thesis
  • Studies or reports defending technical findings or conclusions
  • I have taken formal class(s) in technical writing
  • Written materials supporting briefings or presentations
  • Materials to convey technical info to a non-technical audience
  • None of the above.
9 Choose the answer which best reflects your highest level of work and/or academic experience with regulations/policy: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with regulations or policy.
  • I have studied or received training on the application of regulations/policy.
  • I have studied or received training on environmental regulations/policy.
  • I have interpreted and applied regulations/policy in the course of my experience.
  • I have interpreted and applied environmental regulations/policy in the course of my experience.