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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

1 GS-11 Choose the one answer which best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the requirements for Biologist positions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully completed 4-years of college study leading to a bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • I have successfully completed 24 semester hours in an accredited college or university in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines and have additional work experience and/or education comparable to the completion of a 4-year course of study in one the disciplines identified above.
  • I am currently employed in this series in the federal government.
  • I do not meet the requirements as described above.
2 GS-11 In addition to meeting the Basic Education Requirement, you must have professional experience, graduate education, or a combination of professional experience and graduate education. Select the one response that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education or a Ph. D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines.
  • I possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level as described in the “Qualifications and Evaluations” section of the vacancy announcement.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education as described in choice 1 above, that is beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study, and appropriate specialized experience as described in choice 2 above that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I am currently employed in this series in the federal government.
  • I do not meet the requirements as described above.

Grade: 12

1 GS-12 Choose the one answer which best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the requirements for Biologist positions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully completed a 4-years of college study leading to a bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • I have successfully completed 24 semester hours in an accredited college or university in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines and have additional work experience and/or education comparable to the completion of a 4-year course of study in one of the disciplines identified above.
  • I am currently employed in this series in the federal government.
  • I do not meet the requirements as described above.
2 GS-12 In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, you must have professional experience to qualify.  Select the response that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level as described in the “Qualifications and Evaluations” section of the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirements as described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
2 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
3 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