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Vacancy Details

Grade: 03

1 GS-3 Choose one answer that best describes your experience and education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 1 year of study above high school that included at least 6 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics.
  • I have 6 months of general experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation.
  • I have a combination of undergraduate course work and experience which equates to 100% of the qualification requirement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 Catalogues invertebrate samples. 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 a 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.
3 Perform computer data entry, editing & retrieval tasks in the processing of scientific data 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 a 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.
4 Maintain computer records of field collections, specimen identifications, and other associated metadata. 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 a 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.
5 Work with others as part of a team 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 a 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.
6 Verify the accuracy of scientific data entries and retrievals 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 a 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 6 choices-Use computer applications for calculation, data manipulation, and word processing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no 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 it 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 proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task was considered a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have provided on the job training to others in performance of this task. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  • I have supervised others in performance of this task, and have been held responsible for results.
8 Perform data manipulation, and data summaries using computer spreadsheet and statistical programs. 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 a 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.
9 Compile and assemble biological data utilizing various databases. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed course work related to this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task but only in a classroom setting.
  • I have experience in performing this task in an actual work environment.
10 Use Microsoft Excel to format or reformat tabular data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed course work related to this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task but only in a classroom setting.
  • I have experience in performing this task in an actual work environment.

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