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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 697516
INTERDISCIPLINARY POSITION: CIVIL ENGINEER (HYDROLOGIC), GS-0810-12 OR HYDROLOGIST, GS-1315-12
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Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the résumé, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.
1. Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference? Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.
2. Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed? Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.
3. Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility? Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility.
4. The incumbent must possess a valid state Driver's License. Do you possess a valid state Drivers License?
You must meet the minimum basic education/experience requirement for All Professional Engineering Positions, GS-0810 Series, in the Federal government.
5. Carefully read the following descriptions below, and select the one that best describes your education/experience. A copy of your college or university transcript(s) must be submitted with your application.
You must meet the minimum basic education/experience requirement for GS-1315, Hydrology Series, in the Federal government.
6. Carefully read the following descriptions below, and select the one that best describes your education/experience. A copy of your college or university transcript(s) must be submitted with your application.
7. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Civil Engineer (Hydrologic),GS-0810-12 or Hydrologist, GS-01315-12. Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.A. I meet the basic requirement and I have one year of specialized experience which is equivalent to the GS-11 grade level For GS-0810 Series in the Federal service may include Professional hydrologic engineering work experience as an expert consultant on all phases of hydrology with specialized knowledge of geotechnical engineering, soil mechanics, computer science, hydrology, and other subject related to hydrologic design and construction. Nonroutine hydrologic engineering work that required and was characterized by (1) professional knowledge of Civil Engineering (Hydrologic); (2) professional ability to apply such knowledge to Hydrologic engineering problems; and (3) positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability. Professional knowledge of hydrologic engineering as the comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences applicable to the specialty field of Civil Engineering (Hydrologic) that characterizes a full 4-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree or the equivalent. Professional ability to apply hydrologic engineering knowledge is defined as the ability to (a) apply fundamental and diversified professional Hydrologic engineering concepts, theories, and practices to achieve highway engineering objectives with versatility, judgment, and perception; (b) adapt and apply methods and techniques of related scientific disciplines; and (c) organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific data in the solution of Hydrologic engineering problems.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.
8. Operate water measurement devices, water control, and conveyance systems.
9. Review and comment on design, construct, and data collected on water measurement devices and water control and conveyance systems.
10. Present conclusions and make recommendations for the Groundwater Conjunctive Use Wells project.
11. Experience as a lead professional scientist using time theories of hydrology to collect and analyze field data and using standard analytical methods and techniques.
12. Coordinates, identifies and presents options or techniques available on: hydrologic studies, engineering surveys, groundwater exploration, well hydraulics, well drilling methods, well water design, well water development, review and analysis of pumping test data, groundwater monitoring techniques, water treatment methods, design and construction of wells, design and construction of municipal pipeline from the well to water distribution system, and other investigations needed.
13. Interpretation in all forms of geological data and civil engineering practices that lead the development of water wells and municipal pipeline development areas based upon incorporations of geological and hydrological data.
14. Analyze hydrology water use data to access water availability for anticipated Water needs.
15. Prepares design, specifications, and initial cost estimates on groundwater wells and municipal pipeline construction projects for market research.
16. Perform project management duties on design, construction and cost estimate activities.
17. Develop proposals/scopes of work and evaluate the field work that will be used throughout the Groundwater Conjunctive Use Wells project oversight.
18. Monitor and evaluation Scope of Works/Project Plans to ensure deliverables are met.
19. Prepare reports on construction specifications and cost estimates, in a timely matter.
20. Plan, organize, control and to formulate and analyze short and annual workloads, establish acceptable time limitations which will satisfy establish program objectives.
21. Proficient in utilizing computer software programs needed for the completion of scheduled project work.
22. Conduct field operations to collect and verify data needed in connection with construction projects.
23. Establish productive working relationships with Navajo Nation, Agencies and individuals of diverse backgrounds.
24. Participate in Groundwater Conjunction Use Wells project with public agencies, and special interest groups.
25. Resolve critical water problems by coordinating with other agencies and groups.
26. Make presentations for both technical and public audiences.
27. Present information orally about BIA-NRO decisions and work to others (for example, describe the organization's programs and services to individuals or groups in the community or to higher management).
As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.
28. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF 50s) is received and is accurate.