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Natural Resource Specialist (Sage Grouse)
CHEYENNE WY 82003
Category: Manufacturing, Real Estate
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Job code: lhw-e0-90667090

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Natural Resource Specialist (Sage Grouse)
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.
This position is located in the Wyoming State Office in Cheyenne, WY. The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming manages over 18 million surface acres of public land and an additional 23 million acres of federal mineral estate. These public lands are held in trust for the enjoyment of, and use by, the American people.
For information on the BLM in Wyoming, please go to: Wyoming BLM
For information on the city of Cheyenne, please go to: Cheyenne Wyoming.
Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary in nature.
Work Environment: Work is performed in a typical office setting and will involve extensive regional and field visits.
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### Responsibilities
The position is located in the Wyoming State Office and serves as the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) Management Zone II Project Lead for Greater Sage-Grouse plan implementation in Wyoming. The incumbent leads an oversight team in coordinating activities across the management zone including planning, disturbance tracking, and monitoring. This position serves as the liaison to the State Director for Wyoming for the implementation of the Greater Sage-Grouse plans. This position will be the alternate for the State Director for Wyoming on numerous interagency committees and working groups that address conserving and restoring greater sage-grouse habitats while continuing to support responsible development. The incumbent serves as the key staff person for the State Director at stakeholder and regional governance coordination meetings and as such has the authority to speak for and represent the State Director at these meetings. Activities will include but will not be limited to: Plan implementation including interagency landscape level planning to conserve sage-grouse and its habitats; recommending landscape level restoration and development projects for approval by the line officers; reporting land health and sage-grouse objective(s) compliance in sage-grouse habitat areas; and Public and interagency coordination.
### Travel Required
25% or less - May be required.
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
13
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
All current BLM employees with competitive eligibility in the State of Wyoming only.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* #### Job family (Series)
0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences
* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship is required. Direct Deposit required.
* Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections;
* You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
* have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
* Background Investigation Required.
**This position has a positive education requirement** **which requires that you have a degree** in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position, or a combination of education and experience--courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.
### Qualifications
Specialized Experience Requirements:
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-12) of the position to be filled.
Examples:
Experience in applying planning principles and interpretation of agency policy, laws, and regulations.
Experience leading or participating on regional teams tasked with developing strategies for implementation of natural resource conservation plans.
Experience working with a variety of Federal agencies, State and local governments, user groups, industry and other special interest groups.
Experience facilitating interdisciplinary groups to develop implementation practices that may be controversial in nature.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
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### Additional information
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
May require completion of a 1 year probationary period.
**Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who have fully recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year. If you are currently on a Reemployment Priority List, you may be given priority consideration.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
1. Skill in applying theories, principles, concepts, and practices of the management of natural resources, land, ecosystems, multiple use programs, and wildlife habitat.
2. Knowledge of land and resource management legal authorities, functions, and programs as they relate to multiple use and sustained yield or resources management programs.
3. Knowledge of public lands resource programs, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis, and resource management planning.
4. Ability to recommend resolution of contested resource management and ecosystem related issues through oral and written communication.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
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## Required Documents
In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
A copy of your transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
Current Bureau of Land Management employees on career and career-conditional appiontments MUST submit a copy of your recent (non award) SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1).
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.
Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.
UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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## How to Apply
To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.
If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.
If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.
Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.
If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at 307-775-6122 or BLMJobsWY@blm.gov If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
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### Agency contact information
### HR Office
##### Phone
307-775-6026
##### Fax
000-000-0000
##### Email
BLMJobsWY@blm.gov
##### Address
Bureau of Land Management
BLM Wyoming State Office, WY-953
5353 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, Wyoming
United States
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### Next steps
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted. You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501305300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/15/2018
*Salary:* $87,252 to $113,428 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Work Schedule is Full Time.
*Appointment type:* Temporary - This is a Temporary Promotion Not-to-Exceed (NTE) 1 year

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