Biological Science Aid


Vacancy ID: 805193   Announcement Number: R6-13-805193-D   USAJOBS Control Number: 333329700

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Vacancy Identification Number

The vacancy identification number is 805193
1. Title of Job

Biological Science Technician (General)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties


001 Biological Science Aid

21. Geographic Availability


081619081 Maybell, CO
300450105 Fort Peck, MT
300740001 Lima, MT
300800091 Medicine Lake, MT
301002027 Roy, MT
311662161 Ellsworth, NE
314960031 Valentine, NE
380710023 Crosby, ND
381640101 Kenmare, ND
381710045 Kulm, ND
382185015 Moffit, ND
382550093 Pingree, ND
383430093 Woodworth, ND
460640013 Columbia, SD
461750007 Martin, SD
462870037 Waubay, SD
490355045 Dugway, UT

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in completing the Occupational Questionnaire. Your responses to this questionnaire, in conjunction with the other portions of your completed application, will be evaluated in making preliminary screening decisions for the Biological Science Aid positions. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Additional steps in the selection process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability.

1. From the responses below, select the letter corresponding to the statement that most clearly and accurately describes your basic level of experience and/or education. Select only one letter.

A. I have 3 months of general experience that demonstrates my ability to perform the work of the position, or experience that provided a familiarity with biological work.
B. I have successfully completed High School, or the equivalent.
C. I possess a combination of high school education and general experience, as described above, which when combined meets 100% of the qualification requirements.
D. I do not have the education or experience described above.

2. From the responses below, select the letter corresponding to the statement that most clearly and accurately describes your basic level of experience and/or education. Select only one letter.

A. I have 6 months of general experience that demonstrates my ability to perform the work of the position, or experience that provided a familiarity with biological work.
B. I have successfully completed 1 year of study above the high school level at an accredited college or university that included 6 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture or mathematics.
C. I possess a combination of undergraduate education and general experience, as described above, which when combined meets 100% of the qualification requirements.
D. I do not have the education or experience described above.

Ability to install, maintain or repair various types of fencing

In this section, you are asked to evaluate yourself on task items (Questions 3 thru 33) using the scale provided. When marking your ratings, please do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Do not give yourself credit for having performed tasks you have not performed. Additional steps in the selection process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from employment with the organization.

Read each task carefully. For each task, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability. Once you have a clear understanding of these instructions, please mark your self-ratings on the tasks in this section using the scale below.

LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Install barbed wire fencing.

4. Repair barbed wire fences.

5. Install high-tensile electric fencing.

6. Repair high-tensile electric fences.

7. Install poly wire fencing.

8. Repair poly wire fences.

9. Check proper current of electric fences.

10. Maintain proper current of electric fences.

11. Check solar power for electric fences.

12. Maintain solar power for electric fences.

Ability to use lawn maintenance and other tools

13. Operate post hole augers.

14. Operate push lawn mowers.

15. Operate powered lawn mowers.

16. Operate weed whips.

Ability to assist with biological surveys

17. Participate in gathering biological data on fish or wildlife species.

18. Collect information on habitat conditions.

19. Collect biological data on plants.

20. Record biological data on preformatted data forms.

21. Use Geographic Information System units for data collection.

22. Write basic reports on survey results.

23. Assist with bird banding activities.

24. Assist with predator control activities i.e., trapping in nesting areas.

25. Take water readings of pond levels.

26. Manage pond levels per instructions i.e., install/remove stop-logs to maintain pond at specified levels.

Ability to perform routine maintenance

27. Maintain public use facilities i.e., visitor center, restroom.

28. Perform routine maintenance on public use areas i.e., parking lot, visitor center.

29. Perform general maintenance on buildings i.e., painting.

30. Clean storage areas.

31. Assist with oil changes and light vehicle maintenance.

32. Install or replace public use and/or boundary signs.

33. Clean debris from small water control structures and irrigation delivery systems.

34. I have assured my resume/application contains all of the information listed under the Section titled: Required Documents.

A. Yes
B. No

35. Verification Statement: As explained in the vacancy announcement, your responses to 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 responses and rating. Providing false or fraudulent information in or attached to your application may be grounds for not hiring you, or for separating you after you begin work.  All information you provide is subject to investigation.

Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing below to this verification statement, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this verification statement, 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.

Failure to agree to this verification statement will disqualify you from further consideration for this position.

A. Yes. I agree to this verification statement.  I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from consideration.I verify that my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate.
B. No. I do not agree to this verification statement and therefore I will be disqualified from further consideration for this position.