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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

1 GS-11: To meet the Qualifications Requirements for Environmental Protection Specialist, GS-11, 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-09 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 PH.D. OR EQUIVALENT DOCTORAL DEGREE that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 3 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 an LL.M. 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-09 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.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
  • Environmental Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Management (Law, Policy, and Regulations)
  • Scientific Data/Environmental Analysis
  • Quantitative Environmental Measurements
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Environmental Instrumentation
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Risk Analysis/Management
  • Environmental Health
  • None of the above.
2 I have the following experience related to engineering or scientific data: Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzing
  • Interpreting
  • Evaluating
  • None of the above
3 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.
4 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.
5 Select the response that best describes your oral communication skills. Answer to this question is required
  • My experience has not included substantial need for oral communication skills, other than routine interaction with other staff.
  • My experience has included the need to orally address groups of staff or others in an informal setting, for instance, in conveying information in staff meetings.
  • My experience has included the need to orally address groups of others in a more formal setting, for instance, in conveying non-technical information in front of a group.
  • My experience has included the need to orally address groups of others in a formal setting, for instance, in making a formal presentation or running a meeting where well developed communication skills were required in order to effectively carry out the assignment.
  • None of the above.
6 Experience leading teams and/or groups to accomplish goals. 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.
7 I have the following environmental experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Working with stakeholders and partners on environmental matters.
  • Applying solutions to environmental issues that balance competing concerns and/or interests.
  • Developing and/or implementing environmental programs.
  • 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 I have worked on a team with other environmental professionals to: Answer to this question is required
  • Develop a product, recommendation or strategy
  • Develop a work plan
  • Develop and implement operational changes
  • Solve technical challenges
  • Accomplish major components of a research program
  • Derive an innovative solution to a problem
  • I do not have or do not meet any of the choices
10 Select the environmental programs in which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Surface Water Quality Programs (e.g., Clean Water Act)
  • Superfund, Emergency Response, or Remedial Programs (e.g., Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act)
  • Environmental Enforcement Programs
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Programs (e.g., Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)
  • Air Programs (e.g., Clean Air Act)
  • Drinking Water Programs (e.g., Safe Drinking Water Act)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Programs (e.g., National Environmental Policy Act)
  • Toxics Substances Control Programs (e.g., Toxic Substances Control Act)
  • Pesticides Programs (e.g., Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act)
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Programs (e.g., Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
  • Endangered Species Programs (e.g., Endangered Species Act)
  • Pollution Prevention Programs (e.g., Pollution Prevention Act)
  • Farmworkers Protection Program
  • Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program
  • None of the above
11 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
12 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
13 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