Bonneville Power Administration Fish and Wildlife Administrator in Portland, Oregon
This position is located in the Policy and Planning (EWP) organization of the Fish & Wildlife Program (EW), Environment, Fish & Wildlife (E), Chief Operating Officer (K), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).
The purpose of this position is to serve as a Fish and Wildlife Administrator.
Conditions of Employment
A. Degree: Biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.‐ORB. Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, or at least 30 semester hours in courses, plus appropriate experience or additional education.‐ORC. Experience: Four years of experience that demonstrated that the applicant acquired knowledge and understanding of one or more of the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resourcemanagement, or related disciplines equivalent to that which would have been acquired through completion of a 4‐year course of study as described above.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSA qualified candidate's resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as:Experience in 1) performing professional or scientific work to support planning, development, and administration of one or more of the Fish and Wildlife programs AND 2) performing work that involved conserving, enhancing, and protecting fish, wildlife, and plants, and their habitants through advocacy and leadership in administering andmanaging fish and wildlife resources as required by legislation.
There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-12 level.
Your resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies (KSACs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSACs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. Compliance:Knowledge of procedures for assessing, evaluating, and monitoring programs or projects for compliance with Federal laws, regulations, and guidance.
Fishery Biology:Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and theories of aquatic life, including classification, taxonomy, population dynamics, distribution, habitat requirements, life histories, reproduction, behaviors, conservation, and care of aquatic species.
Partnering:Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
Political Savvy:Identifies the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization. Perceives organizational and political reality and acts accordingly.
Project Management:Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.
Writing:Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.