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Grade: All Grades

1 Select the functions that you have performed in either an academic or professional setting: Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted efficacy research on insecticides
  • Conducted research on public health pest management practices
  • Conducted research on medical entomology
  • Conducted research on beneficial insects (e.g., pollinators)
  • None of the above
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 I have persuaded others to accept the following on matters involving differing perspectives or positions: Answer to this question is required
  • Findings
  • Recommendations
  • Changes
  • Alternative viewpoints
  • None of the above
4 Select the responses that describe your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Integrating fate, transport, and exposure data from laboratory/field studies to assess the fate of pesticides.
  • Integrating fate, transport, and exposure data from laboratory/field studies to assess the fate of other environmental contaminants.
  • Analyzing environmental fate and transport data to predict a pesticide's potential to contaminate ground or surface water.
  • Characterizing risks from pesticides based on the integration of exposure and hazard data.
  • Characterizing risks from other environmental contaminants based on the integration of exposure and hazard data.
  • Assessing the toxicity of environmental contaminants to aquatic organisms (e.g. birds, wildlife, insects, or plants).
  • None of the above.
5 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.
6 I have experience in the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Writing technical, research, and/or scientific documents
  • Editing technical, research, and/or scientific documents
  • Interpreting technical, research, and/or scientific documents for distribution to non-technical audiences
  • Writing non-technical documents
  • Editing non-technical documents
  • Interpreting non-technical documents for distribution to technical audiences
  • None of the above
7 Select the analytical methods that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Bayesian Approaches
  • Linear Models/Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) /Multivariant Analysis of Variance (MANOVA), e.g., regression, balanced and unbalanced, factorial nested and mixed design
  • Non-Parametric Methods (e.g., Wilcoxon and Kendall tests, tests for trends)
  • Multivariate Methods (e.g., factor analysis and principal component analysis)
  • Cluster Analysis (e.g., hierarchical clustering, Monte Carlo, permutations)
  • Resampling and Simulation Methods (e.g., bootstrap, jackknife)
  • Model Testing and Post Estimation (e.g., Walds and LR tests)
  • Transform and Normality Tests (e.g., Box-Cox, Shapiro-Wilk and Shapiro-Francia tests)
  • Time Series Analysis (e.g., time series functions, operators and smoothers, tests for white noise)
  • Survival Analysis (e.g., Cox regression, parametric models, Weibull, Kaplan-Meier)
  • Survey Methods (e.g., probabilistic, factorial)
  • General Linear Models (e.g., binomial, Poisson and exponential, log-linear, and generalized linear mixed models)
  • Information Extraction Techniques (e.g., Entity Recognition, Relation Extraction)
  • Meta-analysis techniques
  • Text Summarization Techniques (e.g., National Language Processing)
  • Machine Learning
  • I do not meet any of the choices above
8 Select the responses that describe your experience working in a group or as part of a team. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked in a group or as a team member as a regular part of my job.
  • I have worked in a group or as a team member in various functional areas
  • I have experience working in more than one team and/or group simultaneously .
  • None of the above.
9 Indicate all of the laws you have interpreted and/or applied as part of your academic and/or professional experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • Migratory Bird Treaties Act (MBTA)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)
  • Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA)
  • None of the above
10 Choose the scientific areas in which you have had formal course work or work experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Wildlife Ecology
  • Population Ecology
  • Community Ecology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Wildlife Behavior
  • Population Dynamics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biometry
  • Habitat Evaluation
  • Ornithology
  • Mammalogy
  • Herpetology
  • Biodiversity
  • Toxicology
  • Zoology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Soils
  • None of the above
11 Select the response that best describes your experience managing multiple assignments, conflicting priorities, and/or multi-tasking: Answer to this question is required
  • I have demonstrated experience in working effectively under pressure where fluctuating deadlines and priorities often occur, while maintaining a customer service focus, meeting competing deadlines, and solving program issues concurrently.
  • I have demonstrated experience in working effectively under pressure to complete accurate, timely and technically sound products while providing good customer service and meeting deadlines.
  • I have demonstrated experience in accomplishing tasks while maintaining good customer service.
  • I have demonstrated experience in accomplishing tasks; however customer service has not been a requirement.
  • None of the above.

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 Entomologist, 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 ENTOMOLOGY.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
4 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Entomologist, 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects 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 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Toxicologist, 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 toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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 toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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 toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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 toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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 toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in toxicology or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY 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.
6 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Toxicologist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in toxicology.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY (e.g., toxicological search, methods in toxicology, essentials of toxicology, the study and review of toxicological literature, special reading courses, or other toxicologically-oriented subjects).
  • I do not meet any of the above.
7 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Industrial Hygienist, 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 industrial hygiene.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in engineering, physical science, or life science which includes 12 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional semester hours in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene EXCLUDING COURSES in the history or teaching of chemistry.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science which includes 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene EXCLUDING COURSES in the history or teaching of chemistry.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
8 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Industrial Hygienist, 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 a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls.
  • 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 industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional sem hrs in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my graduation in the UPPER THIRD of my class or major university subdivision.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my 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 industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 addt'l sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT based on my UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 in courses completed during the FINAL TWO YEARS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 addt'l sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT based on my UNDERGRADUATE GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of 4.0 for the average of required courses completed in my MAJOR field.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEM., PLUS 18 addt'l sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, env. health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT based on my UNDERGRADUATE GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of 4.0 for the average of required courses in my MAJOR field during the FINAL TWO YEARS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science with 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene 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 that provided a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls 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.
9 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Chemist, 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 SCIENCES with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in LIFE SCIENCES with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENGINEERING with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • 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 the physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering along with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
10 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Chemist, 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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, life science or engineering with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS 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.
11 Select the response that best describes your experience with environmental risk assessments. 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 Prepare technical reports based on analysis of scientific information. 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.
13 I have education and/or experience in the following areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Performing data analysis to prepare reports and/or scientific documents that explain findings
  • Entering and/or extracting data from information systems to collect, organize and/or analyze data for project planning, reports and/or other purposes
  • Using spreadsheet and/or database programs to compute, compile, summarize and/or present data in tabular, graphic and/or narrative form
  • Using standard techniques to gather, organize and/or interpret engineering or scientific data
  • Using engineering/scientific quantitative tools or techniques to collect, measure and/or analyze technical data
  • None of the above

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 Entomologist, 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 ENTOMOLOGY.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENTOMOLOGY or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences WHICH INCLUDES 16 semester hours in ENTOMOLOGICAL subjects.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
4 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Entomologist, 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.
5 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Toxicologist, 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.
6 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Toxicologist, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in toxicology.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences with at least 30 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, or PHYSIOLOGY, PLUS 12 semester hours in TOXICOLOGY (e.g., toxicological search, methods in toxicology, essentials of toxicology, the study and review of toxicological literature, special reading courses, or other toxicologically-oriented subjects).
  • I do not meet any of the above.
7 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Industrial Hygienist, 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 industrial hygiene.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in engineering, physical science, or life science which includes 12 semester hours in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional semester hours in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene EXCLUDING COURSES in the history or teaching of chemistry.
  • I have a combination of EXPERIENCE appropriate for THIS POSITION and EDUCATION LEADING TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE in industrial hygiene, engineering, physical science, or life science which includes 12 sem hrs in CHEMISTRY, including ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, PLUS 18 additional sem hrs in chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene EXCLUDING COURSES in the history or teaching of chemistry.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
8 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Industrial Hygienist, 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 a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls.
  • 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 that provided a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls 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.
9 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Chemist, 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 SCIENCES with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in LIFE SCIENCES with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in ENGINEERING with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • 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 the physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering along with 30 SEMESTER HOURS in chemistry, supplemented by course work in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS, PLUS 6 semester hours in PHYSICS.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
10 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Chemist, 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.
11 Select the response that best describes your experience with environmental risk assessments. 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 Prepare technical reports based on analysis of scientific information. 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.
13 I have education and/or experience in the following areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Performing data analysis to prepare reports and/or scientific documents that explain findings
  • Entering and/or extracting data from information systems to collect, organize and/or analyze data for project planning, reports and/or other purposes
  • Using spreadsheet and/or database programs to compute, compile, summarize and/or present data in tabular, graphic and/or narrative form
  • Using standard techniques to gather, organize and/or interpret engineering or scientific data
  • Using engineering/scientific quantitative tools or techniques to collect, measure and/or analyze technical data
  • None of the above