Bureau of Land Management Planning and Environmental Specialist in Roseburg, Oregon

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

Salary listed above is for the Roseburg duty station:

GS-09 $49,765 - 64,697 GS-11 $ $60,210 - $78,270

Salary range for the Salem duty location will be:

GS-09 $52,745 - $68,571 GS-11 $63,815 - $82,956

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Physical Demands: The individual works primarily in an office setting at this level. There may be some walking, standing or bending. There is some infrequent field work in this position, therefore, the individual may on occasion be required to walk or ride vehicles or horseback over rough terrain, and perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment and samples and boxes of files.

Work Environment: The work is performed primarily in an office setting for long hours and under tight deadlines. However when necessary to complete the work, there may be outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure requires some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather.

Duties

These positions serve as Planning and Environmental Specialists and are responsible for performing work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of natural resource programs. Serve on interdisciplinary teams (IDT) to work on specific planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document components and provide training to IDTs regarding development and implementation of NEPA and planning documents. Assure that land use planning efforts are coordinated with other local, State, and Federal agencies and ensure public participation in the planning process. Review complex environmental analysis documents to ensure compliance and consistency with all applicable laws and regulations and serve as procedure and policy coordinator on all NEPA and planning documentation matters. Provide responses to public information requests regarding completed, in-progress, and future planning document availability and assures that documents are appropriately filed and posted for availability for public review.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required;
  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "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 Land;
  • Direct Deposit Required;
  • Background Investigation Required
Qualifications

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 of the position to be filled. Specialized Experience for the GS-09 Planning and Environmental Specialist: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in Planning and Environmental Specialist work related to Natural Resources Programs. At this level, recurring assignments that are independently performed are more difficult & complex than those performed at the lower grade level. Examples: experience in general resource management planning & environmental analysis processes, principles, and practices; work with public land resource values, issues, or controversies; and assisting in developing public land-related planning strategies and procedures; OR 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a masters degree or masters or equivalent graduate degree in a directly related field of study. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; OR have an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above.

Specialized Experience for the GS-11 Planning and Environmental Specialist: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in Planning and Environmental Specialist work related to Natural Resource Programs. Examples: experience with land use and multiple use resource management planning; being a lead or member of an interdisciplinary team working on planning and environmental analysis processes, principles and practices; reviewing planning and NEPA documents to ensure they read smoothly and correctly; reviewing environmental documents to insure compliance with applicable laws and regulations; work with public land resource values, issues, or controversies; and assisting in developing public land-related planning strategies and procedures; OR 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a directly related field of study. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; OR have an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above.

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.

If you are qualifying based on 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.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.

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Other 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.

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under Announcement OR-DEU-2017-0058 which is open to all qualified persons. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472410200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $49,765.00 to $78,270.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0301-09/11

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; and . . All former PLC members who within the past 120 days have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project. Up to two positions may be filled from this announcement.

Control Number: 472410200

Job Announcement Number: OR Merit-2017-0149