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Grade: 12

1 Choose the one answer that describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for biological science positions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that includes courses equivalent to a major of biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 Do you have one year of specialized experience (Federal or other) equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as: developing plans for primates and/or large exotic carnivores management, which reflects the needs of the exhibition, education, research and conservation; managing facilitates recruitment, training, scheduling and evaluating of employees/volunteers; and providing guidance and procedures for enclosure cleaning/sanitation and appropriate preparation for daily animal exhibition, proper diet preparation and food presentation, capture, restraint, shipping, enrichment, training, moving, introduction and separation of animals. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

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1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
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  • Job fair or informational session
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  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
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