Job opening: INTERDISCIPLINARY SUPV BIOLOGIST/ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/PHYSICAL SCIENTIST
Salary: $107 809 - 140 155 per year
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position serves as the Environmental Planning Infrastructure Branch Head Supervisor (EV21) at Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific. The position is responsible for supervising a staff of nine professional environmental planning personnel responsible for preparing environmental planning documents, and associated consultations and permits, for supported US Navy and Department of Defense (DoD) commands.
You will perform supervisory duties and responsibilities.
You will provide subject matter expertise for environmental planning products and services supported Navy, Marine Corps and other DoD commands.
You will coordinate complex projects with multi-disciplinary staffs within NAVFAC Pacific and with supported commands.
Provide subject matter expertise in principle environmental legislation and DoD policy (National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Historic Preservation Act, Clean Water Act) and other environmental laws.
You will provide environmental planning related technical guidance to ensure environmental strategies lead to successful execution of military construction projects and military training.
You will maintain familiarity with developments in the scientific fields that support environmental planning and consultation efforts.
You will manage the financial budget for work executed by the EV21 Branch.
You will balance workload and assign work to EV21 Branch staff.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
- If you are applying for the Environmental Engineer (0819) you must be a Professional Engineer (PE) as described under Qualifications.
- You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
- You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
- Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
- You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
- You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.
This position has a Selective Placement Factor for the Environmental Engineer (0819 series) that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The Selective Placement Factor is: You must currently be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your current license with your application package. A copy of a wall certificate that does not have an expiration date will not serve to verify this requirement.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the (GS-12) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on environmental planning and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 2) Applying agency regulations, policies and procedures that govern NEPA for the US Navy, Marine Corps and Department of Defense; 3) Modifying or adapting established practices and procedures, and prepare and manage the preparation of legally and procedurally adequate NEPA documents; 4) Applying a wide range of theories, principles, concepts, practices, standards and methods of natural resources management, biological and physical sciences and cultural resources in managing the NEPA program; 5) Performing environmental permitting and federal and state environmental resource agency consultations; 6) Articulating complex concepts, policies and plans to senior leadership, the chain of command, and other stakeholders including environmental regulators, political and community leaders, and the public. NOTE: This experience must be fully supported in resume.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf
General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series 0401 (opm.gov)
General Physical Science Series, 1301 (opm.gov)
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.
Applicants for the Environmental Engineer (0819) must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org
Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html.
Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above)
Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.
Applicants for the Biologist (0401) must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
A. You have a degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a related discipline appropriate to this position.
B. You have a combination of education and experience in one of the above majors that includes at least 24 semester hours in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a discipline related to this position plus appropriate experience or additional education. The quality of the combination of education and experience demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work of the position and is comparable to that normally acquired through the completion of a full four year course of study with a major as described above.
Applicants for the Physical Scientist (1301) must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
A. You have successfully completed a bachelor's degree or higher in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
B. You have a combination of education and experience with education equivalent to one of the majors shown above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
- Address NAVAL FACILITIES ENG SYSTEMS COMMAND PAC
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Pearl Harbor, HI 96860
- Name: Department of Navy EIC
- Email: [email protected]