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Rangeland Management Specialist

Employer
Department Of The Interior
Location
Kemmerer, Wyoming, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Land Management
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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This position is located in Kemmerer, WY. Information about Kemmerer, WY and the surrounding area can be found at:

Chamber of Commerce Kemmerer, WY

We expect to fill two vacancies at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.

In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.

For GS-09: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples:

* Conducting conventional scientific and natural resources management tasks, such as range inventories and studies utilizing the ecological behavior of grasslands, pasture lands, savannas, shrub lands, riparian properties, deserts, meadows and/or coast marshes to everyday work situations.
* Gathering data, analyzing, interpreting and/or evaluating results to prepare recommendations for management action.
* Providing resource management coordination and information to other resources specialist in a team setting.
* Researching, collecting, verifying, interpreting, and analyzing a variety of directives, regulations, and information to assist with the preparation of recommendations for management action.
* Writing technical reports and evaluations.
* OR-

Two years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master`s degree or master`s or equivalent graduate degree in the field of rangeland management or directly related fields of study.

* OR-

Have an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. Only graduate level education in excess of the first year of may be combined with experience.

For GS-11: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples:

Determining approaches and solutions using professional knowledge or experience of range management operations such as resolving grazing administration issues, developing allotment plans, and serving as principal contact and negotiator for rangeland issues within multiple-use-management areas.

* OR-

Three years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of rangeland management or directly related fields of study.

* OR-

Have an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. Only graduate level education in excess of the first two years may be combined with experience.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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.

Physical Demands: The work is sedentary but may occasionally require some physical exertion such as walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces and exposure to extreme temperatures. The field duties of this position require that the employee operate four-wheel drive vehicles on and off roads in isolated areas.

Work Environment: Work is performed in the office and field locations under a variety of topographic and climatic conditions.

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