LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT


Vacancy ID: 1846987   Announcement Number: DON70807-13OCA   USAJOBS Control Number: 456024600

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the statements below, choose the response that best describes your education and/or experience that meets the basic requirements for this position. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS OR AN ITEMIZED LIST OF COLLEGE COURSES WHICH INCLUDES EQUIVALENT INFORMATION FROM THE TRANSCRIPT (i.e. school name, course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).

A. I have a Bachelors or higher degree from an accredited college or university in landscape architecture or landscape design.

B. I have a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. For each year short of graduation, the applicant must have had 1 year of experience under professional leadership and guidance of such character and diversity as to be a satisfactory substitute for the required education. This experience must have included original landscape design.

C. I do not have the education and/or experience requirements listed above.

2. Do you have a current DAWIA certification in the Facilities Engineering Field at Level II or III? (Note: If you are certified in a different program or at a different level, please note this information in your resume).

A. Yes
B. No, but I am willing to obtain certification within 24 months of entrance-on-duty.

3. Select the statement that best describes the specialized experience and/or education that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this Landscape Architect, GS-0807-11 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the public or private sector performing the following: 1) Utilizing knowledge of Landscape Architecture regulations and codes to assist with resolving policy and program issues; 2) Interpreting preliminary design drawings and data from site visits into plans and designs; 3) Using computer software to produce drafts and drawings for designs. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

B. I have at least 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree; or I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. This education was in a field directly related to the position in which I'm applying. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS OR AN ITEMIZED LIST OF COLLEGE COURSES WHICH INCLUDES EQUIVALENT INFORMATION FROM THE TRANSCRIPT (i.e. school name, course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).

C. I have a combination of experience as described under letter A above and education as described under letter B above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS OR AN ITEMIZED LIST OF COLLEGE COURSES WHICH INCLUDES EQUIVALENT INFORMATION FROM THE TRANSCRIPT (i.e. school name, course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) AND THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described above.

4. Select the statement that best describes the specialized experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this Landscape Architect, GS-0807-12 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the public or private sector performing the following: 1) Utilizing knowledge of Landscape Architecture regulations and codes to resolve policy and program issues; 2) Interpreting preliminary design drawings and data from site visits into plans and designs; 3) Producing instructions, scope of work documentation, specifications, reports, and correspondence; and 4) Using computer software to produce drafts and drawings for designs. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

B. I do not have the specialized experience as described above.

5. Select the statement that best describes the specialized experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this Landscape Architect, GS-0807-13 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the public or private sector performing the following: 1) Utilizing knowledge of Landscape Architecture regulations and codes to resolve policy and program issues; 2) Resolving engineering problems and developing facility plans and objectives to include criteria, procedures, and instructions; 3) Interpreting preliminary design drawings and data from site visits into plans and designs; 4) Producing instructions, scope of work documentation, specifications, reports, and correspondence; 5) Inspecting completed construction projects to ensure architectural components are built and installed in compliance with contract provisions, specifications, and approved drawings; 6) Evaluating and advising on designs, cost estimates, and associated documentation presented by other engineers and architects within and outside the organization; and 7) Using computer software to produce drafts and drawings for designs. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

B. I do not have the specialized experience as described above.

6. Annuitant/Retiree - I am currently receiving an annuity for service as a federal civil servant. If selected, I would be serving as a re-employed annuitant.

A. Yes
B. No

7. Please select the appropriate response below to indicate your eligibility for military spouse preference. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WILL RENDER YOU INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION FOR MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP).

A. I am claiming MSP based on the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) as a sponsored dependent. This position is in the commuting area of the new duty station. NOTE: As REQUIRED, I am attaching a copy of my military spouse's orders authorizing dependents and documentation verifying my marriage (i.e., marriage license or other documentation) to the service member.
B. I am not claiming military spouse preference.

If you selected "A" above, please provide your sponsor's duty location and report date.

8. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you understand this statement, have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.
Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, 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 further consideration.
B. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.