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Attorney in White Sulphur Springs, WV

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Posted on

Mar 01, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 53433 to 84049 Annually

Location

White Sulphur Springs, WV, United States
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Social Scientist / Biological Scientist, GS 09-11
Duties: The candidate will conduct environmental studies and evaluations concerning a variety of resources, such as social economic, land, air, water, timber, recreation, wildlife, fisheries, and/or additional special areas. Ensure National Environmental Policy Act ( NEPA) documents are in conformance with applicable law, regulation, and policy. Coordinate with natural resource specialists to obtain, compile and analyze information used in formulating specific components of program and project plans. Instruct project staff on the plan standards and guidelines related to the unit natural resource management proposal. Write environmental analyses, assessments, and environmental impact statements. Prepare annual operating plans and/or budgets. Develop, monitor, and maintain planning documents and action plan for all aspects of the program of work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:
For GS-0101: Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position;
OR
A combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field;
OR
Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.

For GS-0401: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position;
OR
Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor's or higher degree in a major field of study that included 24 semester hours in course work in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. Related course work generally refers to courses that may be accepted as part of the program major;
OR
A combination of education and experience that included 24 semester hours in course work in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position AND experience sufficient to demonstrate that one possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform work in the occupation that is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full four-year course of study with a major in the appropriate field needed to perform the work of the occupation.

For GS-09: The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience could include: Assisted in natural resource management activities; Participated on an interdisciplinary team and assisted in drafting segments of assessments and other environmental documents, i.e., Categorical Exclusions; Assisted with the document review process by performing field inspections and collecting and analyzing environmental data; Assisted in planning one or more conventional environmental resources projects, such as construction, production, or reclamation initiatives; Gathered and reviewed subject matter documents for the required information in the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) source document;
OR
A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. that is directly related to the work of the position;
OR
An appropriate combination of specialized experience and education (only graduate education in excess of 18 semester hours may be used to qualify applicants for this grade level). The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

For GS-11: The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience could include: Participated in natural resource management activities by making observations, gathering data, and reporting findings where information was used in environmental assessments and environmental impact statements; Participated in the review process or identification of regulatory compliance issues and requirements by performing field inspections and collecting and analyzing environmental data; Served as a member of an interdisciplinary team for developing projects; Served as a project lead for one or more conventional environmental resources projects, such as construction, production or reclamation activities and ensured compliance with environmental plans and stipulations.
OR
Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (coursework directly related to position being filled);
OR
An appropriate combination of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what is required for a Master's degree, i.e., more than 36 semester hours leading to a Ph.D. degree).

Note: This job is open to federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee; current or former competitive service federal employees; individuals with disabilities; certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency; military spouses; Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista; individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations; and veterans.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021.

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