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Vacancy Details

Grade: 05

1 GS-5 Choose the one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal Service. Examples of such experience may include participating in the construction and maintenance of recorder wells and shelters; making routine stream discharge measurements; and checking computations of measurements.
  • I have completed a bachelor’s degree with (a) major study in an appropriate field of science (i.e., geology, chemistry, physics, geophysics, biology, ecology, math, soils, forestry, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, physical science, atmospheric science), engineering, construction, or industrial technology or (b) at least 24 semester hours, in any combination of courses such as engineering, industrial technology, construction drafting, surveying, physical science, biology, or mathematics.
  • I possess a combination of post-high school education beyond the 2nd year (60 semester hours) as described, and specialized experience.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.

Grade: 06

1 GS-6 Choose the one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal Service. Examples of such experience may include conducting pumping tests on previously selected wells; making water level measurements; and collecting water and sediment samples for chemical or biological analysis.
  • I possess at least a 1/2 year of graduate level education (9 semester hours, 13.5 quarter hours or the equivalent) in hydrology or other field of study directly related to the work of this position. This education has provided me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  • I possess a combination of appropriate specialized experience described in A above and appropriate graduate level education described in B above, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.

Grade: 07

1 GS-7 Choose the one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 level in the Federal Service. Examples of such experience may include making measurements of the width, depth, and velocity of streams; inspecting and servicing crest-stage indicators; and installing and adjusting sampling equipment at water quality stations.
  • I possess at least 1 year of graduate level education (18 semester hours, 27 quarter hours or the equivalent) in hydrology or other field of study directly related to the work of this position. This education has provided me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  • I possess a combination of appropriate specialized experience described in A above and appropriate graduate level education described in B that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.

Grade: All Grades

1

Choose the statement below that best describes your status.

Answer to this question is required
  • I am a recent graduate who has completed within the previous two years a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school, a 2- or 4-year college or university, a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school), or a post-secondary home school curriculum.
  • I am a current student enrolled in a qualifying degree program as described above AND expect to complete my degree requirements no later than December 2018. I understand that if I do not complete my degree requirements by December 2018 that I will be ineligible for consideration under this program.
  • I am a veteran unable to apply within two years of receiving my degree due to military service obligation; however, I am within the period of eligibility described in the vacancy announcement that began from the date of my release or discharge from active duty. I possess a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school, a 2- or 4-year college or university, a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school), or a post-secondary home school curriculum.
  • None of the above.
2 Please be aware that this vacancy announcement is only open to United States Citizens. Are you a United States Citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 When did you obtain your latest degree or certificate (provide month/year in the space below)? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 How did you find out about this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • USGS Online Automated Recruitment System (OARS)
  • Email notice from OARS or the USGS Email Notifier
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Newspaper or magazine advertisement
  • OPM USAJOBS website
  • Placement Office - State, Federal or College
  • LatPro.com internet job site
  • GoldSea.com internet job site
  • The Black EOE Journal
  • Other commercial internet job site
  • Other
5 I certify, to the best of my knowledge that all the information in my application is true, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education. I understand that providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also certify that I have read the entire vacancy announcement; that I have reviewed my answers to the eligibility questions for accuracy; and that I understand what supporting documentation, if any, is required for submission and when it’s due. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No