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Bureau of Land Management SUPERVISORY NATURAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST in Lewistown, Montana

Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. This position is located in North Central Montana District Office, Lewistown Field Office, Duty Station Lewistown, MT. Information about Lewistown and the surrounding area can be found at We expect to fill one vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available. Responsibilities You will supervise wildlife, forestry, outdoor recreation, geology, archeology, realty and surface management responsibilities. You will plan, organize and direct the activities of the staff and ensures all work complies with laws, regulations and policies. You will complete all aspects of budget preparation and monitoring forestry, wildlife, outdoor recreation, geology, archeology, realty, and surface protection programs. You will assess and revise policies and procedures as needed to improve quality, consistency, timeliness and efficiency of work. You will function as an Assistant Field Manager. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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. In addition to meeting the education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Coordinating data collection and reporting at a local or state/regional level; Training others on ecological assessment; Guiding and interpreting advanced analyses on natural resources datasets; Assessing proposed sampling designs for statistical soundness; recommending statistically sound approaches to natural resource management challenges at the local or regional scale; Contributing to study reports and technical briefings for senior levels in the areas of assessment; and Inventory and monitoring of natural resources. 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. Education Degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. If using education to qualify, you must submit copies of all transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. See Required Documents section for more information. Additional Information E-Verify: DOI uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit E-Verify. Telework: Official worksite for the selectee is the duty station identified in this vacancy announcement. Selectee will typically report to this duty location on a regular and recurring weekly basis. May be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/lnteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: CTAP or ICTAP Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service Relocation: Tax Law Impact for PCS: Moving expenses reimbursement is a taxable benefit. However, the Federal Travel Regulation 18-05 issued by General Services Administration has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty station identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this duty location on a regular and recurring weekly basis. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document, you do not have in electronic form; view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application